Tweens & Teens

Start Talking, Stop Blaming

Start Talking, Stop Blaming

By Tracy Roche, Prevention Consultant at Alcohol & Drug Services As many may know, Glee actor Cory Monteith, passed away this weekend from a suspected overdose. Social media was flooded with sympathy, beautiful thoughts, and prayers for friends and family. There...
What Are the Best Summer Jobs for Kids?

What Are the Best Summer Jobs for Kids?

Short order cook. Monogrammed bracelet maker. Candy store operator. Homemade fudge shop cashier. Lifeguard. Beach badge checker. Busgirl. Entrée runner. Waitress. Those were just a few of my summer “titles” growing up at the Jersey shore. No matter how silly the title...
Tropical Storm Tween

Tropical Storm Tween

By Melissa Kinsley A tropical storm has hit our house. It strikes without warning with full force and torrential downpours. Thankfully, it doesn’t last long but it strikes frequently. Ah, the joys of having a tween. Out of nowhere my usually confident and self-reliant...