Teach Kids and Preschoolers to Call for Help

Teaching your children to call for help can be tricky. Since it is so important, we have some tips to help you, whether you are a parent, grandparent, or caregiver. You want to teach them not only how to call … Continue reading

Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Your Teen Athlete

Each year there are famous athletes that are paraded across the news for using performance-enhancing drugs. Unfortunately, there are so many young athletes that look up to them. Many follow in their idol’s footsteps and begin using these drugs as … Continue reading

Dental Care Tips for Children – Birth to 6 Years

Dentists recommend adults stop by for a check-up twice a year. What about kids? Even though they start out with no teeth and end up losing their baby teeth, dental care is critical for children. Laying a solid foundation of … Continue reading

Tough Love – Parenting Teens (and Helping Loved Ones)

The term tough love may not be all that familiar these days. Many years ago, the term tough love indicated a need for an individual to exude a stern, firm, and sometimes harsh demeanor toward a loved one. Was this … Continue reading

Teens: Steroids and Sports

Sports are the lifeblood of most high schools. Parents, students and the athletes themselves get behind their favorite teams. Additionally, talent on the field can translate into scholarship money for students who really need it. But, how good do you … Continue reading

Eight Tips for Parents of Risk-Taking Teenagers

Some people think risk taking is normal for teens as a way to learn about themselves and gain their own identity. Unfortunately, some risk taking can be detrimental to your teen’s life including, but not limited to, using drugs, drinking … Continue reading

Side Effects of Steroids

Steroids, such as anabolic steroids, have been used for years by athletes who want to enhance their performance. They are illegal owing to their dangerous side effects on the human body. Even though steroid use is banned and not recommended, … Continue reading

Communicating with Your Teen about Drugs

Have you seen the advertising campaign that claims parents are “the anti-drug?” The idea is that parents have the most influence on their teens and therefore can have the most effect on whether the teen takes drugs. When you’re communicating … Continue reading

Rules for Backyard Pool Safety

There’s no doubt that safety is a priority when it comes to backyard pools. If you have a backyard pool, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself and others with clearly-stated safety rules. Here are some rules for backyard … Continue reading

Pizza Styles Add Variety to Family Meals

Although pizza is most well known and probably most well loved in its traditional, round style covered in sauce, mozzarella cheese, and basil, there are so many styles and types that it would be a shame if everyone did not … Continue reading