Monthly Archive:: January 2018

Should High School Athletes Be Tested for Drugs?

Recently, I ran across an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitutionwhich brought a controversial issue up again for me. Should high school athletes by randomly tested for drugs? In my opinion, yes. The story focused on the recent death

Michael Vick a Pathetic Choice as Teen Role Model

Professional athletes have long been role models for our children and teenagers. They have money, fame, and talent. They have made a name for themselves in a world where standing out from the crowd is difficult. They

Does Your Teen Need a Credit Card?

Do you have a teen who’s leaving for college soon? If you do, you may be facing the dilemma of whether or not they need a credit card for emergencies. Michelle Singletary, a financial writer for the Washington

Parent Roles in Drug Prevention

If you are the parent of a child of any age, particular teenagers and preteens, you are probably concerned about drugs. And you should be. Drugs are rampant today. You can’t read a newspaper or watch a

Warning Signs That Your Teen Is Using Drugs At Home

Learning how to spot the signs of drug use in your home is one of the most important precautionary steps a parent can take in the ever present threat of teenage drug use. Due to its secretive

Parenting Tips For Inspiring Children to be Well Behaved

The most difficult and trying thing that any person can do in life is raising children. But at the same time, it is also the most rewarding experience. Every mother and father wants to be proud of

Outdoor Games Can Be Healthy

When you look at the games that your children play, do you ever think about how times have changed? You may not have sat back and thought about it, but it’s clear that childhood habits have changed

when should you start baby nursery

Where you live will probably dictate whether a baby nursery is the norm; and your budget and living accommodation will influence whether you are able to follow that norm or tradition and supply your new baby with

Parenting For A Special Needs Child

When a special needs child presents all the unique needs associated with his/her situation, parents face challenges that can sometimes be quite difficult. Certain conditions are more severe than others and can be paired with medical problems

Adhd Psychostimulant Drugs – Do Our Children Deserve This Treatment?

All you have to do is to read a few ADHD blogs and you will soon see that the problems some children have in taking psychostimulant ADHD medication is alarming to say the least. There is concern