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If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 Comments Off on If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

Bad friends. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: we imagine only the worse: drugs, smoking, sex, trouble with the law. But what should parents do if they notice that their daughter is hanging out more

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Three Dangerous Teen Trends Every Parent Should Know

Three Dangerous Teen Trends Every Parent Should Know

Michele Borba March 27, 2014 Comments Off on Three Dangerous Teen Trends Every Parent Should Know

Let’s face it, teens have always been risk takers and want to fit in.  Unfortunately “risky” has taken on a new meaning with the dangerous ways adolescents are now trying to get high. Some

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3 Teen Trends That Pose Health Risks

3 Teen Trends That Pose Health Risks

Michele Borba March 3, 2014 Comments Off on 3 Teen Trends That Pose Health Risks

Do you know what K-2, Four Loko, Spice, Blaze, Red X Dawn, Blackout in can, and Toxing are? If not, it’s time to wise up and talk to your teens.  Here are three dangerous

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Please Join Me to Stop Teen Medicine Abuse!

Please Join Me to Stop Teen Medicine Abuse!

Michele Borba August 22, 2013 Comments Off on Please Join Me to Stop Teen Medicine Abuse!

Note to My Readers: I’m very concerned about the growing rates of teen medicine abuse. You may have seen a number of my blog posts about this topic. I’m passionate about this and I’ve

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Rx Stimulant Abuse: Too Many Teens – And Their Parents! – Think It’s Okay

Rx Stimulant Abuse: Too Many Teens – And Their Parents! – Think It’s Okay

Michele Borba May 24, 2013 Comments Off on Rx Stimulant Abuse: Too Many Teens – And Their Parents! – Think It’s Okay

Midterms. Finals. College applications. It’s no secret that today’s teenagers are overwhelmed with pressure to succeed, both academically and socially. Expectations are high, and teens are turning to stimulant medications, like Adderall and Ritalin,

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10 Ways to Make Prom & Grad Night Safer For Our Teens

10 Ways to Make Prom & Grad Night Safer For Our Teens

Michele Borba May 1, 2013 Comments Off on 10 Ways to Make Prom & Grad Night Safer For Our Teens

REALITY CHECK: Did you know the period between prom through graduation are statistically the deadliest time of the year for teens on our national highways? Here are ways to keep your teen safe and

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Report Shows Teen Medicine Abuse Increase

Report Shows Teen Medicine Abuse Increase

Michele Borba April 25, 2013 Comments Off on Report Shows Teen Medicine Abuse Increase

Troubling medicine abuse report card reveals 1/4 teens abusing RX drugs. Let’s get educated! A just-released report shows a troubling trend about teen medicine abuse. Please parents – keep track of your prescription drugs.

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How to Address Medicine Abuse with Your Teen

How to Address Medicine Abuse with Your Teen

Michele Borba April 23, 2013 Comments Off on How to Address Medicine Abuse with Your Teen

Did you know that one of the riskiest teen behaviors starts right at your medicine cabinet? Modern day prescription drug abuse is dangerously high among teens in the U.S., with one in four teens

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How to Choose a Quality Day Care

How to Choose a Quality Day Care

Michele Borba February 26, 2013 7

Key findings about day care centers and the impact on our children’s development that I shared on TODAY that all parents and educators should know. And how to use those findings to help your

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Getting Smart About Teens and Medicine Abuse

Getting Smart About Teens and Medicine Abuse

Michele Borba September 17, 2012 Comments Off on Getting Smart About Teens and Medicine Abuse

The Medicine Abuse Project Launches Initiative to End Growing Epidemic: National Action Campaign Will Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicine in Five Years Did you know that today in the United States, 2,000

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