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Abuse Isn’t Gender-Specific

A recent Yahoo! News report claims that the U.S. is issuing harsher penalties to female sexual abusers, particularly teachers. The repot claims that what’s usually viewed as a joke is no longer one to law enforcement:  “A ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit about a male student having sex with his female high school teacher painted the relationship as every teen boy’s ...

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Just When We Thought School Was Safe…

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We now live in a world where we must protect our children no matter where they are. Don’t you think it’s kind of ridiculous that we have to take extra measures to protect our children even while they’re at school? But yesterday in Spain at approximately 9:30 am, a 13-year-old boy attempted to re-enact the April 20th,1999 Columbine Massacre at a local ...

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Heroin’s Big Comeback

Heroin…it’s making a big comeback. And just like the bad times of the early 1970s, the newspapers are full of stories about overdoses, tragic deaths, and ineffectual governmental handwringing about what to do to combat this silent killer. Theweek.com reported that “it’s become a dirt-cheap alternative to the prescription opiates abused by millions of Americans. With a dose of heroin ...

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It’s 11 pm. Do You Know What Your Children Are Doing?

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A lot has happened this past week late at night, probably past your child’s bed time. Did you walk in on your young daughter watching Amy Schumer host the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night and hear a non-PG-13 joke? Did you hear the cheers from your son’s room after the Red Sox finally won Friday night after the record-breaking 19-inning game ...

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(Not) Keeping Up With The Joneses

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Parenting is a challenge, every day of the week. We all think we need to be perfect or close to perfect parents all the time. But once you get on the playground and start chatting with other moms and dads, you realize that you’re not alone in your fear and half of the parents are faking it. No matter how ...

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Anything can be done on the internet nowadays – even divorces.

An article popped up yesterday and it’s been taking the internet by storm. If you haven’t heard about it, here’s a little insight into the Facebook divorce case proving anything can be done on the internet. Yesterday it was announced that a judge determined a Brooklyn woman can use Facebook to serve divorce papers to her hard-to-find husband. Ellanora Baidoo ...

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Child Abuse Prevention Month: What We Can Do

The public is asked to wear blue on Tuesdays throughout the month of April to show their support and bring awareness to child abuse. Child abuse can come in many forms such as physical, emotional, and sexual. Through public awareness we can bring light to these forms of child abuse and make people understand that these things are real and are ...

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Prevent Child Abuse Before it Happens

As child cell phone ownership age decreases, the frequency of sexting, cyber-bullying and intimidation is on the rise. April is National Child Abuse Prevention month, so here’s an insight into the dangers our new technological world brings and how we can work together to prevent those numbers from increasing. On the surface your hesitation to give your child their own ...

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Peer Power

When the kids are young, there are toddler issues – daycare, preschool, play dates, creating a solid social base for a successful kid life with small introductions outside the loving embrace of the family home. It’s about stability and routine. Then that loving embrace becomes an extended family of friends. And there’s no doubt that the extended family of one’s ...

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Setting Limits

Remember a low-tech existence? There was a time when children were forced to entertain themselves without a screen. Now that spring is here and kids aren’t trapped indoors due to inclement weather, there is more opportunity for kids to rediscover the joys of the great outdoors, where a tablet is not necessarily an instant need. Tell the kids to take ...

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