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Can kids and teens really be addicted to video games?

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Internet gaming, also known as online video games, is an evolving activity that many children and teens are playing and becoming addicted to 1,2. There are two main types of online video games: Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) and Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Games (MORPGs). The most popular games currently are World of Warcraft, Final Fantasy XIV, and Guild Wars 2.

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Why do my kids crave horrible food?

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Generations ago, advertisers used to market to adults. They tried to sell their products on positive messages about the benefits, helpfulness, goodness, or superiority to convince buyers to choose their products against the competition.

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How to teach teens the risks of pot when Marijuana is legal

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Marijuana use is on the rise among teens. Marijuana has many slang names including pot, weed, herb, and cannabis. Recent data in the United States shows that 1 in 15 high school seniors use marijuana on a daily basis. More startling are the numbers of adolescents using marijuana throughout high school. Nearly 10% of 8th graders, nearly 20% of 10th graders, and nearly 25% of 12th grades have used marijuana in the last month according to recent surveys. Based on this data, parents should be proactive and talk directly with their teens about marijuana use and its dangers.

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Social Media – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Parent’s Guide Part II

Social Media – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Parent’s Guide Part II

This Parent’s Guide covers the benefits and risks of social media for children and teens. Part III will review specific information and helpful hints related to the apps covered in Part I.

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