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Teaching Your Teens Fiscal Responsibility

  by Alicia Wanek | Staff Writer My son’s teacher gave birth this week to her first child.  When my twins were born I thought 18 years seemed like such a long time to teach them everything they would need

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Standing up for Kids and Families is a Top Priority for Robert Chaiken

  by Kristin Cicciarelli | Contributor Family is extremely important to attorney Robert Chaiken. Not only is he an involved father of two, he and his older brother Kenneth own Chaiken & Chaiken, P.C., a family-based law firm in Plano.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Mental Health

Talking about mental health with teens can be challenging. By using open-ended questions, you allow teens to answer in their own words. Here are some questions to get the conversation going and open up the lines of communication with teens.

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Keeping Teens Safe and Well

  by James Bryant | Contributor Being a parent is one of life’s most fulfilling experiences. Parents spend most of their children’s lives serving as protectors to provide a healthy upbringing, leading to productive adult years. Ensuring that children grow

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Heartbreak to Heroine

After the death of her 19-year-old son, Vanita Halliburton became a champion for change in society’s attitude about mental illness. Now, we’re talking. by Melissa Chaiken | Section Editor Few parents can imagine a tragedy worse than the death of

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