Lauren is a former publishing rep-turned-WAHM and toddler wrangler. When she's not chasing her son, you can find Lauren blogging about [family] life|natural living|women's issues, sewing or knitting woolen items, or putting on her 'thinking cap' for companies as a freelance writer, editor, & marketing consultant.
Dec
22
2014
A recent national survey, conducted by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR), found that 51% of parents with children eighteen years old and younger, report stress due to the...
Latest data shows underage drinking at lowest level in survey history
Dec
16
2014
Continuing long-term declines, current underage drinking, binge drinking, annual and lifetime consumption are at the lowest level in survey history among America’s youth at all three grade...
Dec
01
2014
According to our most recent survey, 60% of Americans report alcohol is part of their family traditions around the holidays. We are encouraged that 67% of Americans plan ahead for transportation when...
Elena Sonnino talks about the importance of American Education Week from the perspective of a parent and former teacher.
Nov
18
2014
Communities around the country are helping the National Education Association (NEA) celebrate American Education Week from November 16-22. This week honors the work of educators, parents, support...
Nov
17
2014
This guest blog was authored by Martin Block, Ph.D., Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University Findings from a recent national online tracking survey revealed just over four...
Nov
03
2014
In a recent study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, findings indicate that strict social host laws may play an important role in lowering the prevalence of...
Judge Harvey J. Hoffman talks about repeat DWI offenders and what ignition interlock devices are doing for laying down the law.
Oct
28
2014
We all have faults and weaknesses. If we are fortunate, a good marriage can do wonders in mending a partner’s shortcomings. What is true for individuals can also be true for highway safety...
Three FCCLA chapters talk about how IKnowEverything is teaching teens about safe driving
Oct
23
2014
In partnership with Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) traveled to schools across the country to collect...
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...
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...

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