Talking to Teens About Texting While Driving

With each new generation of kids there are always new challenges to be faced. Despite the fact that the first text message was supposedly sent in 1992, it would not become a preferred method of communication until a decade later. Even in the early 2000s texting was still in its infancy, though its popularity began [...]

Beach Safety Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

When summertime comes, so do planned outings to the beach. If your family plans on spending time in the sand, surf, or anywhere you can spend time in the water, it's important to teach them beach safety. Trips to the ocean or lakeside can be exciting and memorable, but there are rules that need to [...]

Starting a Conversation About Drinking and Driving

If you are a parent of a child who is quickly growing older, you might find yourself feeling scared for all that the future will bring. You want your child to be safe at all times and you wish that you could ensure that that would be the case. The truth is, your children will [...]

Why parents are the new ‘heroes’ in policing young drivers

Why parents are the new 'heroes' in policing young drivers By Queensland University of Technology   Parents are vital in encouraging their children to obey the road rules and young drivers are keen to show their parents they can be trusted, which means they may hold greater power in enforcing driver restrictions compared with traditional policing, [...]

Discussing College Hazing With Your Teen

As your children grow older, they are going to have questions about subjects that you have never addressed with them. There are times when you will have to discuss a dark topic in order to supply your child with the answers that they need in life. It is important that you are willing to talk [...]

Online Porn

For parents, one of the most difficult things to deal with is the sudden knowledge that their children are watching online porn. This is something that many individuals fear dealing with and as their children get older, it can sometimes be a huge concern. This is especially true for parents of young males, who are [...]

The effect of spousal abuse on children

Are you a victim of spousal abuse? Have you ever thought about the effect of spousal abuse on children? The truth is, you might think that your children aren't being hurt because the only person being abused is you. Unfortunately, this type of behavior hurts everyone in the family. Even if you try to hide [...]