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By the Numbers: National Survey Captures Teen Drug Use What’s My Kid Thinking by Vaping? It’s great when parents want to think from the perspective of their child. This helps grow understanding, communication, and can help a parent learn more about particular topics. Online Education Helpful One method is by visiting reddit.com. This is an

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I used to love to write. I’d write anything. Songs, stories, poems, sometimes even comics. I’m 20 now and the idea of writing gives me discomfort. By discomfort, I mean, it makes me feel vulnerable, naked, exposed and self-conscious.  It started like this. In middle school, I won my first poetry contest. Actually, I submitted

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teenage drinking

Let’s face it, most teens are going to drink before they get out of high school. By 18, 69.4% of teens have tried alcohol and 41.5% drank within the last month, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. As parents, it’s important to carefully handle and recognize the signs of underage drinking. Even one

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distressed teen male on park bench

Anxiety finds all of us at some point or another. For children and teens, this can be even more disruptive to their everyday lives. Teens experience heightened emotions regularly throughout adolescence and while growing up. Today more than ever before, teens are constantly surrounded by their peers whether in person or on their phones. Socially,

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As they grow, children and adolescents learn how to interact with others and to understand their emotions. When these things are taught effectively, they often have a positive impact on their lives. However, some emotions or behaviors can lead to bigger problems with a child’s overall well-being. Roughly 1 in 5 children deals with a

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Part of being a parent means you are willing to do anything possible to keep your child safe. However, that becomes much more difficult as they get older and the lines of communication are often limited. That is why talking about drugs and alcohol when your children are young and more open to the conversation

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Most adults have gone through a time when binge drinking with friends was a fun pastime. Having fun and letting loose before adult life and responsibilities set in. That’s how you’re supposed to spend your teen and college years, isn’t it? Even though underage drinking is considered to be at an all-time low, it is

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While it’s not always easy to parent a teenager, something that we sometimes forget as parents is that making it through the teenage years is not easy for your child either. The beginning of their hormones growing wild, peer pressure to deal with, and the constant need to grow too quickly. It’s a lot to

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You’re probably at your wit’s end with your teen right now. Maybe they’re skipping school, drinking or experimenting with drugs, hanging out with the wrong crowd… you’re worried about your child but don’t know what to do. Many parents are in the same position that you’re in right now. Although some of these behaviors could

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