One especially troubling behavior relates to the use of fake IDs. New research shows just how common it is for youth today to obtain a fake ID which can be used to purchase alcohol or enter establishments where alcohol is served.
Do you have a child who is being bullied? Not sure what to do? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski role plays with Kate Raidt on how to talk to your child (and the school) when you find your child is being bullied.
So often these days, I find parents quick to judge others. They are judging the parenting of others and the behavior of their children, as if to say that, “My child would never get away with acting that way; clearly this is a parenting issue.” Sometimes, children actually have disorders or disabilities that impede their […]
Nothing is harder for a parent to watch than seeing their child suffer. Whether it’s emotional or physical, it hurts the parents just as much, or sometimes even more, than the child. When the pain your child is suffering is happening at school, it is almost unbearable. Parents will do nearly anything to ensure the […]
The news has been shocking to say the least. But I believe the tide is turning. Powerful men are being called to the table and women are feeling strength in numbers. How did we get here? Or rather, if this is the beginning of the end of centuries of male conquest and domination, how do […]
In America’s big cities, the high school dropout rate is as high as 50% and it’s not much better in rural areas either. Even though education is important as the first step towards getting a job that pays a decent wage, half of the kids who start high school as ninth graders don’t finish all […]
Depression is a serious disease that affects adults, teenagers, and children. Everyone has had periods of sadness in their life, perhaps due to a death or a loss, so how does a parent recognize when things have gone beyond a temporary bout of the ‘blues’?
Can sweet drinks, cookies, chips, crackers, sodas and processed foods really be that bad? Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discuss how junk food has a greater impact on your mental health than you might think.