How to Parent When your Teen Starts Dating

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.

smoking marijuana and driving: 33% of teens think it’s legal. Some think it isn’t dangerous

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 [...]

Harvard Study Shows Actual Number of People Killed by U.S. Police

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?

Two decades of mass shootings later, not much has changed in ‘Gun Nation’

A powerful photo gallery related to guns and the 2nd Amendment. "Once we sell the gun, it's no longer our problem."    

Men, you want to treat women better? Here’s a list to start with

Young men, follow these ideas and if you’re not sure how to do one of them, ask a trusted female friend. Read article here.

Know Your Rights: What to Do When You Get Pulled Over

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.

Here is why It’s not cute and endearing when your partner texts and calls all the time.

Know when constant contact is abuse, not affection.

Murder, violent crime increased significantly in 2016

It's not just the news headlines. The FBI's annual Crime in the United States report found a 3.4% increase in violent crime vs. last year and a nearly 10% increase in murder and nonnegligent manslaughter rates.

Around The World, Girls Are Taught The Same Limiting Lesson

Why do we continue to train girls to be weak and boys to be aggressors on a global scale? Doing so impacts both for a lifetime.

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