Category: Parenting

Electronic cigarettes – is your child at risk?

By: Shalini Forbis, MD Electronic cigarette (e-cigs) use is on the rise.  They are being touted as an aid in stopping cigarette smoking.  They are also preferred because there is no cigarette smoke or the many other cancer-causing chemicals found … Continue reading

Five tips for new parents

When baby boy Ryker entered the world a few weeks ago, he transformed the life of his loving parents, Russ and Quin. As with most first-time parents, they will look to friends, the Internet, and even occasionally their own parents … Continue reading

Finding the time to cook

Over the past 3 weeks, I have been given the gift of time – gifts of not having to attend a full meeting, gift of time to blog and the gift of time to cook!  When we juggle a house … Continue reading

What is humorous about statutory rape?

In sentencing a high school teacher to 30 days in jail for a sexual “relationship” with a 13-year-old student, Montana Judge Todd Baugh’s commented that this was not a “forcible beat-up rape” and that the young teen was “…as much … Continue reading

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