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Feels like Teen Spirit – Part II

This is the follow up in a 2 part series with Barbara R. Greenberg, Ph.D., professional consultant on teen issues & contributing expert psychologist for Mode Lifestyle. Having seen a fair amount of problem drinking among my peers growing up, how can we assist so...

Feels like Teen Spirit – Pt I

As a parent, even though my oldest daughter is in her tweens, I believe that I’ve had my fair share of angst. But when I talk to moms & dads of teens, I often detect some appeasement as they nod while listening to my stories. While I’m getting glimpses...

#1 Parenting tip for School Success

What’s the most common change a parent would like to see take place in their school? I can’t speak for other parents, but if I had to speculate, it would probably be better communication between parents and teachers.  Of course, this is asking a lot of our teachers...

A Straphanger Mom’s Longest 7 seconds

Our friend, Laura, shares a personal story that we can learn a thing or two from… We are city folks, for better or worse.  Our entire family travels to school and work every day by subway.  As a mom of 2, I have been carting my kids to and fro via mass transit...