Do you know the dangers of cough medicine?

As a parent, it is important to be aware of the many dangers out there, especially when it comes to over-the-counter drugs such as cough medicine. In Arizona, 1 out of every 10 teenagers, grades 8-12, has abused cough medicine. 

Most over-the-counter cough medicine contains Dextromethorphan or DXM.  Currently, DXM is popular among teenagers as it can cause an immediate “high” and it is cheap and easy to buy.    Read more » about Do you know the dangers of cough medicine?

Back-to-School

The summer flew by, and it’s nearly time for school to start. Juggling work, schedules and back-to-school shopping can be stressful on a parent. But what about your children?

For kids, a new school year can bring the stress of new teachers, new friends and new influences. Peer pressure is always a concern and parents need to be aware of what their children are being exposed to. Read more » about Back-to-School

Summer Reading

Are you ready to see your kid absorbed in something other than their cell phone this summer? Encourage reading! Good literature can provide an escape from summer boredom. Additionally, they’ll improve their vocabulary and strengthen reading skills like comprehension, fluency and inference. Read more » about Summer Reading

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