Olivia Pitkenthly

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How Do You Talk to Your Teen About Depression?

Warning: The following content talks about depression, suicidal thoughts, teenage suicide and the importance of talking to your teen about depression. Imagine getting a phone call from the high school guidance counselor, informing you that your son or daughter was… read more

Stopping Your Child From Swearing

There’s nothing like hearing your child curse to make you cringe in horror. The first time I heard my daughter utter a four-letter word, I was in shock. Where did she learn this? It didn’t take long for me to… read more

Gun Safety

How to Talk to Your Kids About Gun Safety

One in three American homes with children has a firearm in the house, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. Even if you don’t have a gun in your home, chances are your neighbor does. Teaching your children about gun safety… read more