How to Take Control of Your Holiday’s with 3 Social Self-Care Lists

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh The holidays are just around the corner, are you dreading seeing certain family members that press your buttons? Is the idea of visiting people you love for the holidays dragged down by the idea of having to interact with that one out of bounds person that always manages to get under your skin
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Good Behavior Online: How to Teach Your Teen Good Digital Citizenship

By Jane Parent – Originally published at yourteenmag.com DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP FOR TEENS: RULES OF GOOD ONLINE BEHAVIOR Kids have been bullying each other for decades. The old stereotype of a bully as some big, maladjusted hulk picking on a 90- pound weakling, however, simply isn’t accurate, says Nancy Willard, M.S., J.D., director of Embrace Civility. “As
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How to Make Impromptu Self-Care Doable and Fun!

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh The other day something rare, precious and phenomenal happened to me. I was surprised with the unexpected gift of 45 minutes to myself in the middle of the day. My husband had a surprise errand he had to run which would take him that amount of time to complete and my son had an impromptu
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The Dangers of Teenage Driving: Top 10 Risky Behaviors

By Dana Baker-Willams  Originally published at yourteenmag.com   The teenage years are an exciting time with new independence, later curfews and a physical independence in the form of a car—whether it’s as a new driver or as a passenger in a friend’s car.  It’s a time that can be both liberating and frightening for parents.
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Got H.O.P.E.?

Across America, communities everywhere are facing the growing epidemic of opioid addiction. Local health departments have risen to the challenge through local initiatives to raise awareness and save lives.  Statistics show that males, ages 19-29 years old, are the leading demographic struggling with this addiction. The  H.O.P.E. (Heroin Opioid Prevention & Education) task force of
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Befriend Your Teen and Show Love. You Will See Wonders Happen!

Positive attention is a must for teens. Spend time with your teen to show him or her that you care. Listen to your teen when he or she talks, and respect your teen’s feelings. Don’t assume that your teen knows how much you love him or her. If your teen doesn’t seem interested in bonding,
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