According to experts on the subject, parents should talk to their kids about the negative effects of marijuana on young brains early and often. Read the “Comprehensive Guide for Parents Talking to Their Teenagers About Cannabis” to find out why.
Happy New Year! So, here we are. Another year. Another attempt to do all of those things that we promised ourselves we would conquer way back in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Sigh…… After 2020, we were CERTAIN that “next year will HAVE to be better”. Hmmm……… Perhaps it was in some ways. But life […]
I’m taking the “Back In Control” Parenting Class for parents who are trying to get back in control of their teens. The other day in parenting class, the teacher paired one parent with another to role-play parent-child conversations on tough subjects. When my turn came, I played the part of a father, which I am […]
Over the last 2 years, we all have been challenged in powerful and unexpected ways. Whether it be financial, social, or academic, that challenge has brought learning for some and conflict for others. One of the populations in our community that struggles most with conflict are our teenagers and young adults, and guess what: ITS […]
It is often more difficult to reverse bad habits than to teach good habits from the start, but making a positive change in your parenting is always worth the effort. As you tackle the unhealthy choices your children may make, here are better, healthier alternatives to encourage. Substitute Processed Junk Foods with Homemade Snacks Relying on […]
From vitamin D deficiencies and memory & concentration issues to youth substance use and other at-risk behaviors, the hazards of not spending enough time outdoors are vast—especially in children. To assist you in getting your kids outside and protecting them from the many dangers of nature-deficit disorder, we’ve assembled the following list of outdoor activities, […]