Many teens experiment with alcohol in their high school and early college years. However, when teens experiment, often they engage in more risky drinking behaviors, most notably binge drinking– drinking 5 or more drinks in a short period of time. A recent study found that binge drinking could be affecting the teenage brain in ways […]
Research shows that family meals are almost magical. Almost every benefit you could want for your child and your family has been shown to be related to the simple act of sitting down without the TV and eating a meal together.
Here are some additional resources as we start the new school year from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)… The National Association of School Psychologists has a free tip sheet for parents as their children return to school. Find it here: http://www.nasponline.org/resources/home_school/b2shandout.aspx Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association) also has some […]
Other than homework, another way parents can help their children succeed is by getting involved directly with the school. The more your child’s teacher and school administration are familiar with you, the more likely they are to keep in touch with you, and keep you aware of how your child is doing in school. There […]
***Reminder that our contest for a $25 gift card to Buckeye Corner will be open until Sunday Aug 16th. Go to the “Share your Idea” post and make a comment about keeping your family healthy to win**** This is a time that many parents look forward to, and many kids dread: Going back to school. […]