The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) aims to increase awareness of alcohol-related issues. For 2018, the NCADD’s theme is: Changing Attitudes: It’s Not a ‘Rite of Passage’ Because far too many parents do regard underage drinking as a rite of passage, this theme provides an excellent opportunity to talk about alcohol and… Continue reading How to Talk to Your Teen About Alcohol
As parents of teens, sometimes it is hard to determine what could be a sign of a serious problem and what is a normal part of growing up. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, a nationwide survey of students in grades 9 – 12 found that 16% of students reported considering suicide,… Continue reading 7 Signs Your Teen Needs Professional Counseling
How old your child should be to stay home alone is a question many parents agonize over and one that doesn’t have a clear-cut, straight answer. There are only three states that have laws that dictate the legal age including: Illinois: Age 14 Maryland: Age 8 Oregon: Age 10 Here in Arizona, there is no… Continue reading How Old Should My Child Be to Stay Home Alone?