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As If We Didn’t Have Enough To Do!!!!

Raising a child today is hard. They are exposed to so many things, we as kids never experienced, in a large part due to technology. In addition to focusing on all the risk taking behaviors our kids are involved in, …

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Women & Alcohol – Binge Drinking

Excessive drinking has, for the most part, been associated with the male gender. However, in the last few years, we have seen a change. Although not as prevalent as the males,   there are now more female drinkers than in …

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Easier Said Then Done…..

I know we all have heard this phrase a hundred times when dealing with life in general but more particularly when we are talking about child rearing. How many of you have heard of a way to deal with an …

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The Gift of Time

The Holiday break is perfect for spending some quality time with your kids.  Doing things as a family can definitely help your communication skills with your children and it can bring you closer as a group.  Also, it’s a lot …

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How do we as Parents deal with the Digital World??????

Let’s face facts, our lives are pretty much consumed with technology and the use of a variety of digital devices. We use them and our children use them. How do we incorporate this digital technology in our parenting?  Should we …

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A holiday prevention gift from parents to kids

‘Tis the season for sharing important messages to our young people about alcohol by Emily Moser . “The holiday season is here. With it come gatherings with family and friends. For a segment of parents, these get-togethers are a time …

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Winter Blues

Well the days are getting shorter. Soon we will be driving to and from work in the dark. It is kind of depressing but can it really affect you? Yes it can and it is called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). …

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BlackOut Wednesday

Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends get together to share a meal and enjoy each other’s company.  We will spend time watching the parade, playing touch football, catching up with relatives that have been away or just relaxing …

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The Rise of Marijuana

With the recent election having some form of marijuana legislation on the ballot – medical or full recreational – one has to wonder if those seeking its passage think at all about the effects this drug has on our young …

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Benjamin Franklin Circles????

Close to 300 years ago, Benjamin Franklin started what he called a “club for mutual improvement.” He gathered a group of his peers and fellow Philadelphia tradesmen to discuss 13 core virtues and explore how to better incorporate them in …

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