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Teen-on-Teen Abuse and What it Means

Parents and teens should recognize the abusive dating problem, and it should be addressed early with both girls and boys. The conversations should include related topics like misuse of alcohol and social media and how to avoid compromising situations. by

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Dear Parents of Young Men…

  by Dr. Kwabena Blankson | Contributor You and your son may not know this, but in the next romantic relationship he is in, he is (statistically speaking) more likely to be a perpetrator of violence than the victim. How

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Yes, You Will Love Her: Playwright Linda Daugherty

Linda Daugherty began her theatre career as an actress on Broadway, but when the young mom moved to Texas in 1983, she found her passion for writing screenplays about real life issues. Bless Cricket, Crest Toothpaste, and Tommy Tune in

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Legal or Lethal?

Marijuana’s Mixed Message by Karyn Brodsky | Staff Writer “It’s unsafe and illegal,” says the metaphorical angel on one shoulder. “It can’t be that bad if they’re making it legal,” says the devil on the other. For years you warned

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Wait, What About the Kids?

Paris for our Anniversary? What a Surprise! by Colin Smith | Contributor When I saw a client recently, he told me that he was taking his wife to Paris for their wedding anniversary.  After I congratulated him (and made a

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Breaking News

Are your conversations hurting or healing your teens? by Dr. Sandy Gluckman | Contributor I am sure that the tragedies in Paris, San Bernardino, and other parts of the world have been weighing heavily on all of our hearts and minds.

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Sharpening Your Skills: ACT vs. SAT

A One Hour Diagnostic Exam Reveals Which Test Will Yield the Highest Score by Alicia Wanek | Staff Writer Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening

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Book Review: Missoula

The Hard to Hear Story You Need to Hear By Melissa Chaiken | Staff Writer Bestselling author Jon Krakauer, gives a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana — stories that

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The Much-Needed Meltdown

  by Kristin Ciciarelli | Contributor Have you ever had a total meltdown? You know, one of those really embarrassing, drama-filled episodes where you announce to yourself and the world, seemingly out of nowhere, that in no uncertain terms, you

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