Substance use among teens ranges from experimentation to dependence. The consequences range from none to minor to life threatening, depending on the substance and frequency of use. Even minor use raises the risk of significant harm, including overdose, motor vehicle accidents, and consequences of sexual contact, such as pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Parental attitudes and the examples parents set … Read More
Teens Dodging “Bullets” I have a new book coming out soon and I hope you will support my efforts in getting the word out. I will be posting more information over the next couple of weeks and hope you will share. Dodging “bullets” used to mean he/she got a “D” instead of a “F.” Or, a teen who thought she … Read More
This morning i have read two separate articles on missing teens. Are these children runaways or something much worse? What leads a teen to runaway? No teen is immune to the pressures of growing up or dealing with issues at home. Some teens may become too overwhelmed with problems and may feel like running away is their only way to … Read More
I hope you have taken the time to read Parts 1 and 2 of this series. The last part of the series will cover Discipline. I also hope that you are sharing this with your friends and families. Discipline in Both Home and School I remember when I was young, discipline was strong and steady in our home. If my … Read More
It is finally done and ready for you! Information for both parents and teens to help navigate the issues our teens face today. Pick up your copy on Amazon.com on Wednesday 10/31 starting at 2pm. Make sure to stop by and let me know what you think!
We all have at least one difficult person in our lives at one time or another. Did you know that dealing with difficult people can be detrimental to your health? Whether it is a friend, family member, or co-worker, we all need to learn to deal with that difficult person to save ourselves. The following are ways of dealing with … Read More