July 4th: Independence and Your Teen

July 4th: Independence and Your Teen

Let me begin by wishing you a Happy July 4th, the day of the official signing of the Declaration of Independence when we went from a colony to a country. Millions of Americans have died since 1776 to allow all of us to keep our freedoms and liberties, the greatest...
Does Valentine’s Day Affect Teen Depression?

Does Valentine’s Day Affect Teen Depression?

It’s February, and this means Valentine’s Day has come and gone. For adults, it’s the month of love, Hallmark, dinner out on the 14th, a bottle of wine or champagne, and perhaps a piece of jewelry. For teens, however, it may be the month that temperatures are a bit...