Sleep experts recommend that adolescents get up to 11 hours of sleep a night…seems to me that only on weekends is that possible for most teens. Kids are sleeping on the bus and sometimes they’re sleeping in first and second period, too. We have a generation of sleep deprived kids and we have to respond to this problem.
Now that she’s gone, I realize Chica helped me learn how to give and receive love. It has been six months since I lost my Chica, “The World’s Greatest Dog.” It has taken me this long to write or talk about… READ MORE
Growing up playing sports was an incredibly important part of my childhood and adolescence. It was where I formed bonds, valued relationships with positive adults, gained a sense of confidence and created and achieved goals… READ MORE
Zero overdoses? Who cares. There are bigger issues at hand. A few days ago, the Huffington Post ran an article, “Here’s How Many People Fatally Overdosed On Marijuana Last Year,” which led to the very excited “ZERO” graphic shown below… READ MORE
Stress is a major problem in kids today, learn to recognize and respond to your kids so you can help. This generation of children is experiencing greater levels of stress than previous generations… READ MORE