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Addictions

Symptoms of Teen Substance Abuse

Addiction is defined as the continued use of a mood-altering substance or behavior despite adverse consequences, or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviors. Some people can use alcohol...
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General

Brainpower Smart Study

The term “studying” brings to mind the all-too-familiar caffeine-riddled cramming sessions, reading and highlighting random sections of a textbook the night before the big test. The student just wants...
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Children and Teens

Teens Need A PR Director

The long-standing popular image of teenagers is that they are rebellious, self-centered, risk-taking, and don’t want anything to do with their parents. It is a time to search out...
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Caregivers

Moving and Young Children

Moving day. Such excitement! Such distress! An event nearly every family experiences a few times, if not more. The impact on children is as varied as their personalities. But...
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Children and Teens

Money and Your Children

From small allowances for young children to bank accounts and credit cards for college students, parents have many questions and various beliefs about how to try to teach their...
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Career

Finding the Right College

Parents: Please note that this column is meant to be shared with your teenager. Okay, you made it through that dreaded junior year, the supposedly make-or-break year that colleges...
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Anger

Disciplining Older Teenagers

Beer cans in a closet, pot in a glove compartment, groundings or curfews ignored, abusive language… not necessarily all new challenges to deal with but many parents feel powerless...
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