October 2008

When to Talk to Kids About Alcohol

October 31, 2008

Talking to children about alcohol is a hard topic for any parent. After “the talk” it’s probably one of the hardest talks you will ever have with your children. When to give them the alcohol talk is important. You need to do it, just like you need to give them the other talk, and you […]

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Tips for Talking to a Teen Drinker About Alcohol

October 30, 2008

Talking to someone who already is using alcohol can be difficult. You want to help the person but you also want to keep the trust and bond that you have with that person. When you are talking to a child or your child about alcohol use and they are using alcohol, there are a few […]

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Talking to Teens About Alcohol

October 29, 2008

Talking to teens about alcohol is hard. They seem to be miles away and concerned only about themselves. But you have to talk to them. There are so many influences out there that you don’t want your children around. Teens are extremely vulnerable and need to have the guidance of their parents. They may not […]

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Talking to Kids About Getting Help After Alcohol Use

October 28, 2008

Talking to kids about help for alcohol use is important. They need to know that there is somewhere they can go if they are having a problem or a friend is having a problem. There are tons of places you can tell your child about and here are some of them. First off, let your […]

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The Alcohol Talk: Your Checklist

October 27, 2008

When you talk to your kids about alcohol there are many important things that you cannot leave out. There are also some things that you shouldn’t do. You can sometimes forget yourself and forget about things that you want to mention when you are talking to your child. It happens. To make sure that you […]

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Peer Pressure, Friends and Drugs

October 26, 2008

Talking about the hard issues like sex, alcohol, and drugs is hard for any parent. You often feel nervous and scared. You feel awkward and like you may not say the right thing. Don’t worry. Prepare before you talk to your child, but just relax. They want to know about it and they want to […]

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