Tag Archives: adolescence

Book Review: A Parent’s Guide to Teen Addiction by Laurence M. Westreich, MD

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Adolescence is a precarious time for teens. It can also be a very frightening time for parents as well. There are so many new issues that our children face, that no one has ever dealt with before, that our children … Continue reading

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Book Review: Born to be Wild by Jess P. Shatkin, MD MPH

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Delayed adolescence has been in the news lately, and not in a good way. We have read and heard from an untold number of pundits, politicians, and social theorists how our young people are in danger of never growing up. … Continue reading

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Lifestyle; On Words: Harmony

Channeling Oprah, I have come to the conclusion that it is your right to “live your best life.” It is your right to seek that for those you love  as well. Moreover,  if that means banishing the negative influences in … Continue reading

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On Writing: Dystopia, Vampires and Zombies…or why can’t this younger generation be happy?

I wonder if the fact that for the children of the first world there are truly less and less boogeymen to fear, that they need to create terror and trauma in order to move forward with their lives. This younger … Continue reading

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T, texting

Texting. That short, quipped, easily misunderstood version of speech, which destroys your ability to spell properly. But the only way your teenager, adolescent, moody, grumpy young adult child will actually interact with you. At least when they  answer the texts … Continue reading

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