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First Published: Jun 08, 2011 / Last Published: Nov 05, 2012
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November 5, 2012
Parenting in the News: Should you confront your child’s bully?
Some parents have made news recently for confronting their kids’ bullies and assaulting them.
September 21, 2012
2C-I or “Smiles”: Dangerous New Drug Claims Lives of Teens across North America
A dangerous new psychedelic drug called 2C-I, or “Smiles” is becoming popular among teens in North America, and is already responsible for dozens of overdoses and deaths.
August 11, 2012
Adult Children Living at Home: Almost 25 Percent are Boomerang Kids
During "The Great Recession," 24 percent of all kids age 20 to 34 have gone back home to live with mom and dad—or never launched.
July 20, 2012
The Anger Epidemic: Nearly 66 Percent of American Teens Admit to Anger Attacks
Anger, like the heat index, seems to be rising among America’s teens. In a new study, nearly two-thirds admit to angry outbursts, rage, anger attacks, and having an explosive temper.
June 21, 2012
Kindergarten Teacher in Texas Bullies Student “Bully”
This week it was reported that a kindergarten teacher in Texas decided to discipline a child who was perceived to be a bully by having all the kids in class line up and hit him.
June 11, 2012
Florida Mom Attacks Daughter’s Bully: How to Handle It When Your Child Is Being Bullied
Last week, Florida mother Debbie Piscitella confronted and then assaulted her 14-year-old daughter's bully at the St. Petersburg Mall.
June 4, 2012
Is My Child Taking Bath Salts? What You Need to Know
Law enforcement agents and researchers have sited "bath salts" as the new meth—and the latest drug for parents to watch out for.
May 11, 2012
Everything Old Is New Again: Humiliating Your Child into Better Behavior
In the news lately, there have been many parents trying to "shame" their children into better behavior.
April 26, 2012
Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer: Anomaly or Dangerous New Trend?
Teens have found a new and dangerous way to get drunk—they're drinking hand sanitizer, which is 62 % ethyl alcohol.in Family
April 21, 2012
Should You Ever Spy on Your Child’s Facebook Account—Or Spot-Check Their Bedroom?
The idea of spying on our kids can make us feel uncomfortable, but is a parent ever justified in doing so?in Family