Jan
13
2010

As we approach the end of both the year and the decade, here's a countdown of what I think are the most helpful pieces of advice for parents of teenagers. You may be disappointed that certain favourites did not make the list, such as "Give them...

Jan
08
2010

It seems we always wait until they’re gone to remember our friends.

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Dec
23
2009

The holidays are a time for celebration, joviality and warmth. Unfortunately, they’re also a time when too many drink and drive.

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Dec
22
2009

At The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, we always try to let people know the danger created by drunk drivers over th

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Dec
21
2009

Your once loving child is now a rude, snarly teenager. This too will pass, if you wait long enough. At least, it usually does

It was Christmas Eve.

"Nathan, how many times do I have to tell you to bring in your dishes from the TV room?"

"Why do you always nag me? That's all you do: nag, nag, nag. I'd do stuff if you didn't nag me so much."

"You know that's not true," Nathan's mother objected. "You never do anything."

"You never do anything except nag."

Nathan's mother didn't know what to do. Her teenage son's lack of respect and refusal to help were driving her crazy. She was ready to give up.

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