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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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On Words: Extended Adolescence

Adolescence: People say it like its a bad thing. I have yet to figure out what exactly is the problem. Young people, are young. They are inexperienced. They live a “je ne sais qua,” life. They are exploring the world … Continue reading

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On Words: Revamp

I suppose it’s because spring has sprung and I decided to clean out my attic. In that respect it came to me in the middle of the night, the word “revamp.” Actually, I removed boxes of books that I used … Continue reading

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Book Review: Immoral Certainty by Robert Tanenbaum

Robert Tanenbaum’s legal series, the Karp-Ciampi  collaboration to rid the world of criminals, sociopaths, and all around bad guys, continues with the next installment, Immoral Certainty. At this point, our legal duo is happily ensconced in the Manhattan District Attorney’s … Continue reading

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…Kirk cheated…

I received an interesting clip from a Facebook friend today. He was talking about my previous post and life’s parameters. It’s about taking the initiative and not allowing incidents to define who you are as opposed to you redefining yourself. … Continue reading

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From a Mouse’s Perspective

The cupboard is his favorite place. There are so many unseen goodies in there. He  lives in the hole behind the cupboard and this makes him just soooo happy. Crumbs galore. He doesn’t understand why the humans never clean them … 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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