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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dads2Dads: 'Ol Gramps isn't who he used to be

Jun 25, 2019 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

Tom and his wife recently hosted their daughter and her two children for a couple of weeks. The older grandson is 3 years-old; the younger just a baby. The latter child did w.... Read More

Dads2Dads: How to shy away from shyness

Jun 19, 2019 at 08:06 am by Dads2Dads

The world is a flurry of complicated issues and problems. We encourage young people to get involved in current events and speak their mind. However, we sometimes forget that.... Read More

Dads2Dads: How to find peace of mind

Jun 04, 2019 at 11:49 am by Dads2Dads

We used to laugh when our teenage kids griped about all they had to do and their lack of peace of mind. What did they have to worry about? Life was furnished to them—al.... Read More

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