Parents who claim that providing 'sips of alcohol' or permitting drinking 'under their supervision' is doing a huge disservice to their teens. Providing any amount of alcohol to teenagers can have negative consequences.
As parents, we are nearly powerless to prevent our teens from dating, but we can help them be prepared to make better, healthier choices when they do. Educating them on sex, consent, risks associated with social media and drinking will open the lines of communication towards making wise choices.
Driving under the influence of marijuana is always unsafe and always illegal, yet 33% of teens and 27% of parents surveyed think it's legal in states where recreational use is permitted. Know the effects of marijuana and know what life with a DUI conviction is like before driving while under the influence or riding with [...]
A recent Harvard public health researchers report found that 1,166 people were killed by police in the US in 2015 and is the first report to quanitfy the rampant under-reporting of police-related deaths. Should the public be entitled to more transparent, accurate, comprehensive data that is properly updated and maintained?
We never hope to get pulled over when driving, but inevitably it happens. When it does, be sure that you know your rights in order to safely provide the police with the information they need without giving up information you are entitled to refuse to share.