Parenting Tips

August 30, 2018
Teen and parent driving

A 60 Second Conversation Starter

A 60 Second Conversation Starter Once school starts, it can be difficult to find a few minutes to check in with your child, but this can […]
August 30, 2018
three-teens

Back to School Pressures

Back to School Pressures Parents on the Front Lines Teens are particularly vulnerable to social pressures at the start of each school year as a way […]
June 25, 2018

60 Second Conversation Starter

According to CTAD’s 2018 Parent Survey, 93.5% of District 113 parents do not allow their teen to drink alcohol. This summer, remind your children about your […]
June 25, 2018

Planning a Trip Abroad?

What’s the local drinking age? That is a question that is not always considered while planning a trip abroad with teenagers. However addressing situations that may arise […]
April 17, 2018
Click to play PSA on teen driving

Prepare for the Unexpected Teens Staying Alert on the Road

In this latest public service announcement (PSA), airing at DHS and HPHS, teens learn to be ready for the unexpected by staying alert and drug-free while […]
April 17, 2018

4/20 – Just an Ordinary Day?

What Parents Should Know Cannabis users celebrate April 20th as a “holiday” — specifically at 4:20 in the afternoon. The origins of “420” are not clearly […]
March 23, 2018

“Nah, No Thanks, I’m Good” – The Many Ways Teens Say “NO”

There are many ways teens can say no without losing face to friends. A new public service announcement (PSA) currently playing on monitors in common areas of DHS and […]
March 23, 2018
Teens on Spring Break

Spring Break: Trusting Your Teen While Setting Clear Limits

Require supervision on spring break trips. Even the most responsible teen is not prepared for challenges they may face. While you may trust your teen, it’s important […]
March 8, 2018
Dr. Aaron Weiner presents to local parents

Clearing the Vapor: Filtering Facts from Myths on Vaping, Juuling and Cannabis

“It [vaping] is so easy to hide now. It’s all new and we don’t even know what to look for. If you don’t have the language, […]