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The truth about teens and alcohol

We’ve all been through our teen years and had to deal with peer pressure and alcohol. Back then, no one warned me about the risks of alcohol, binge drinking and alcohol poisoning – not my parents, not my school and not … Continue reading

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Talk to Teens about Drugs & Alcohol using Justin Bieber’s situation.

Here we go again. Another high-profile drug and alcohol scandal…however this time it’s not Toronto Mayor Rob Ford (not today anyway!). It’s our beloved young-hip-hop-totally-cool-locally-grown… Justin Bieber. The Biebs has got himself into some real trouble. You may be dumbfounded … Continue reading

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The holidays are a great time to talk to your kids about alcohol

As stressful as the holiday season may be, I do admit to enjoying most festive rituals and traditions.  Mine include family, food, baked goods and red wine! Ahh…there is nothing like cooking a turkey and enjoying a nice glass of … Continue reading

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Party! Party! Paarttyyyy! Help I’ve got teens!

O.k. We all remember being a teenager and the quest for independence. But NOW we are on the other side of the coin. WE are the parents… (Deep breath… in & out). Now I can  so relate to my own … Continue reading

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Do teens really need a caffeine buzz?

I do love good coffee, and probably will always enjoy the smell of it brewing.  However, these days I only have it a couple of times a week and it’s often decaffeinated. I gave up having coffee every day because … Continue reading

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