The worst souvenir for your child’s spring break

I’m just going to say it: An STD is a terrible souvenir to take home from spring break. If you’re the parent of a teen who’s planning a trip with friends out of the Augusta area, out of the state or even out of the country, amid all the packing and planning, definitely carve out … Read more The worst souvenir for your child’s spring break

You’ll shoot your eye out

You’ll shoot your eye out. And other reasons to protect your child’s eyes The lesson of the classic film, “A Christmas Story”? It’s not just that mom is always right. It’s that eye insurance, regardless of what age you are, is outrageously significant. An eye injury, all things considered, isn’t exactly equivalent to a physical … Read more You’ll shoot your eye out

Teen talk: Prepping for peer pressure

OK, you’re in shock. You are the parent of a child who’s old enough to attend prom. As the school year comes to an end, prom, end-of-the-year parties, senior and other trips, and graduation are all opportunities for your child to celebrate with their friends, have fun and blow off some steam. Sounds blameless enough, isn’t that … Read more Teen talk: Prepping for peer pressure