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Age: Big Kids

Why preparing kids for failure is so important

A middle school student is more likely to die from suicide than from a motor vehicle accident, according to data just released from the Centers of Disease Control. The prevalence rate of suicide among kids 10 to 14 years of … Continue reading

What Miley, Trump and Kaepernick have in common

Please don’t tell me you are having problems talking with your teen. Media coverage of the following topics gives you an easy entry into your child’s world. Miley Cyrus declares she is pansexual. Most people haven’t even heard of the … Continue reading

Talking about sexuality

Adolescence can be difficult, but extraordinarily more so for our gay, lesbian, and bisexual teens, according to a study just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Compared with their heterosexual peers, sexual minority youth are significantly more … Continue reading

3 tips to use regret in a helpful way

Jessica regretted wasting her entire life.  She had a horrible relationship with her two wonderful parents. She had done poorly in high school, and now had few skills to get a meaningful job. She had been in a myriad of … Continue reading

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