Submitted by Thalia Williams on 05/12/2016
Although alcohol is the most commonly used substance among youth year-round, graduation season celebrations offer additional occasions for underage drinking. According to the 2015 Monitoring the Future survey, 64% of 12th grade students have consumed alcohol in their lifetime, and 35% have consumed it within the past 30 days. Many youth engage in binge drinking, which equates to about 4 or more drinks for women or 5 or more drinks for men, within a single occasion.
Submitted by Thalia Williams on 05/05/2016
Even though your teen is graduating and will soon enter adulthood with more independence, you still have a great deal of influence on the choices they make.
Submitted by Thalia Williams on 05/02/2016
The bond between a mother and a child is special and unlike any other. From day one, mothers help guide, comfort and teach their children.