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...
Tips for talking to teens about alcohol and underage drinking
Oct
08
2014
Is getting your kid to ‘open up’ to you a) easy like Sunday morning, b) like talking to a brick wall or c) like a box of chocolates – you never know which kid you’ll get?...
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...
Oct
01
2014
When it comes to underage drinking, some parents take their good intentions and place them at odds with what they know to be good parenting. This latest data about the effects of social hosting...
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...
Sep
26
2014
The shorter the time between a teen’s first drink and the first time they get drunk, the greater the risk of binge drinking during adolescence, according to a new study. "Our research...
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,...
New school year, new conversation about the dangers of underage drinking.
Sep
12
2014
Now that you’ve (somewhat) settled into the new school year, let’s talk about the next steps. As a parent of a Middle Schooler, it’s important to recognize the struggles that they...
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...

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