Teen Binge Drinking in Clay County

The teenage years are an important time for self-discovery for kids. When a teen hits a speed bump on the road of life, it can be tough...

Love is Respect

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This is an issue that impacts everyone - not just teens - but their parents...

Teenage Drinking is Not a Given

Kathy is saying that the thought of “kids will be kids” and “we did it at that age,” is not criteria we should base our parenting on...

Establishing Rules About Alcohol for Your Teen

Why Rules About Alcohol? Whether it’s discovering the liquor cabinet has been opened by your curious eleven-year-old or arguing over...

"I've Noticed..."

Research clearly shows that the primary element contributing to success with challenging kids is a positive relationship between...

Talk Early and Often

Welcome to Our Kids Count! Posts in this blog will give parents and caregivers of adolescents the education, strategies and empowerment they