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Dads2Dads: Are electronic cigarettes a teen 'epidemic?'

Aug 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Dads2Dads

The FDA has called the use of electronic cigarettes an "epidemic." According to the National Youth Tobacco Study, vaping impacted 2.1 million students in 2017. Last year that.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Ready for College? The Counselor's Point of View

Aug 06, 2019 at 11:00 am by Dads2Dads

A while back, we took advantage of summer time to sit in on a few college orientation sessions targeted to new students. The experience reminded us of when we attended such se.... Read More
If the tiara don’t fit, you must acquit!

Opinion: Was a beauty pageant winner dethroned over political correctness?

Aug 01, 2019 at 02:09 pm by clervin

Subheading: If the tiara don't fit, you must acquit! This column may initially appeared dated, but read it in light of the Trump/Elijah Cummings dust up over "rat-infested" B.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Ready for College? Time to get involved

Jul 30, 2019 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

By now, your teen has probably decided if college is in the future and which college that might be. This is a good time to talk about the change that is about to take place i.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Ready for college? Knowing when to butt out

Jul 23, 2019 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

We've both experienced kids going off to college, so we know full well that parents never totally stay out of the way when it comes to their kid facing a life-changing experie.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Ready for College? The King & Queen Syndrome

Jul 16, 2019 at 12:58 pm by Dads2Dads

Your high school senior is king or queen of all he or she sees. But that will soon change. The college decision has been made – whether to attend and where. High school.... Read More
Helmetless cyclers in the Netherlands

Why I Do Not Wear a Cycling Helmet

Jul 15, 2019 at 09:00 am by The Resolute Cyclist 2

Why don't I wear a helmet when cycling? Well, it's complicated. There are countries such as the Netherlands pictured above, where virtually no one wears a cycling helmet. Why.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Why we shouldn't try to live through our kids

Jul 09, 2019 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

If only we parents were as successful as we demand our children to be, a dad recently remarked to us. At first glance, that sentiment seems reasonable, even admirable. Why wo.... Read More
Happy Birthday, America!

A belated Happy Birthday, America! Here's To The Music of Your Life.

Jul 08, 2019 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

My country, 'tis of thee,Sweet land of liberty,Of thee I sing;Land where my fathers died,Land of the pilgrims' pride,From ev'ry mountainsideLet freedom ring! ~Samuel Francis.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: The Independent Teen

Jul 02, 2019 at 10:08 am by Dads2Dads

This month we celebrate independence. It’s what was called for in July 1776 by 56 representatives in the General Congress. It’s what our teens strive for today. Th.... Read More

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