Author Archives: Monique Leparskas

What’s in your medicine cabinet?

This is the second post in a three-part series about substance use and misuse in the teen years. Let’s be honest, when was the last time you went through your medicine cabinet? Do you have any leftover medications? I know … Continue reading

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The Age of Cyberbullying

(This post is the first in our 5-part series about bullying.) I just spent a day recently at one of my schools talking with students about bullying. These teens have heard anti-bullying messages since grade school, but they say that … Continue reading

Posted in Children & Tweens, Emotional Well-Being & Mental Health for Your Child/Tween, Emotional Well-Being & Mental Health for Your Teen, Keeping Your Child/Tween Safe, Keeping Your Teen Safe, Parenting, Parenting Your Child/Tween, Parenting Your Teen, Teens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments