On this week's Modern Family episode, Jay offered Manny a sip of his scotch after his girlfriend dumped him, saying "Ah hell, you're old enough now."
Oct
17
2014
Modern Family has set the tone for exposing the complexities of family dynamics, personal relationships, parenting struggles and sibling rivalry for the past five years. In Wednesday night's...
Oct
09
2014
Starting a conversation with kids about tough topics can be difficult. How do you get them to open up? Speak their minds? Combat peer pressure? Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix,...
International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day.
Oct
07
2014
Are you about to hop in your car to take your kids to school? Well remember, it is International Walk to School Day, a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking...
Lauren Stevens reacts to how her article "Why Mommy Juice Scares the Hell Out of Me" was taken by the public.
Sep
26
2014
While I don’t regret sharing my opinions [and fears] about the growing trend of women posting memes, photos, and sentiments stating that they deserve to drink after an especially trying day, I...
Ask, Listen, Learn and Scholastic teamed up to bring classrooms around the country materials to start a conversation with teachers and parents about the dangers of underage drinking.
Sep
23
2014
A recent evaluation conducted by Scholastic again documented the Ask, Listen, and Learn (ALL) program as an effective tool in raising awareness and discussions of the dangers of drinking...
The DARE (D.A.R.E.) program has adopted a new curriculum for middle and elementary schools to prevent underage drinking and alcohol consumption among kids and teens.
Sep
18
2014
Great news! D.A.R.E. has adopted a new curriculum for middle and elementary schools called keepin’ it REAL, and it is now being implemented in all the schools that use D.A.R.E.’s programs...
Three mom bloggers talk about their tips for having tough conversations with kids.
Sep
16
2014
We caught up with three parenting bloggers to hear about why they think it's important to talk early and often with their kids about tough topics - like alcohol.  You’ll recall,...
Debbie Phelps talks about the role as a mom and educator.
Sep
09
2014
Parents take it upon themselves to start tough conversations with their kids at home – but, teachers, do you keep that conversation going in the classroom? What red flags do you look for to...
Jaime Borg is the Principal at Glebe Elementary School.
Sep
02
2014
Another Labor Day has passed and for many people that means the end of swim season and the start of the new school year. As Principal of Glebe Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, I always look...
DC SCORES helps kids say NO to underage drinking by providing mentors and activities to steer kids in the right direction.
Aug
20
2014
The last yells of summer echoed on the field of Marie Reed Elementary School in Washington, DC, as our Ask, Listen, Learn team paid a visit to our partners at DC SCORES to check...

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