Thursday, October 18, 2012

FREE parenting book on ,Amazon--2 days only

I know the author , Annie fox, and I highly recommend her work with kids. she is good with all kinds of skills the kids need to grow up and she knows what to tell parents. HURRY and take advantage of this amazing offer!


Teaching Kids to Be Good People: Progressive Parenting for the 21st Century: Annie Fox,Douglas Fehlen: Amazon.com: Kindle Store: "ANNIE FOX is an internationally respected character educator and the author of five books for teens about growing up and getting along. Her books include “The Teen Survival Guide to Dating and Relating,” “Too Stressed to Think?” (with Ruth Kirschner), and the popular Middle School Confidential™ book and app series. Since 1997, when she launched groundbreaking teen website The InSite, Annie has been answering teen and parenting questions from around the world. Because of her unique insight into adult-t(w)een relationships, she is a sought-after speaker who takes equal delight connecting with students, educators, and parents. Annie Fox may be reached through her website, AnnieFox.com
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Monday, October 15, 2012

One parent warns others of synthetic drugs

More about bath salts. here is a parent warning YOU abouat the dangers--take note, go read the article and let us know what you think!

One parent warns others of synthetic drugs - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff: "When you hear someone is using synthetic drugs, like bath salts, what kind of person do you picture? One dad said it could be your child.
"Where to start," said John Payne.
It's not something people like to talk about, which is exactly why Payne wants to chat.
"If people don't know about it, then nothing's going to change," said Payne.
He can attest to the synthetic drug problem in the area first hand.
"My son was a user," said Payne.
Payne said his son was an angel of a child until he started doing drugs. He said the synthetic drugs like bath salts are enticing because they're cheap and easy to get."

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

InDepth: Abuse of elders: The most vulnerable victims | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

any kind of abuse is sickening--at Respect-me rules, we believe that you can only be abused to the degree that you allows others to treat you badly--they can't abuse you if you put a stop to it--however, that does not go for those dependent onus--such as children and the elderly--they can't so easily stop it...if you know of it, please do something to put a stop to it--start by reading this:

InDepth: Abuse of elders: The most vulnerable victims | INFORUM | Fargo, ND: "Yet, the elderly often are unwilling or unable to admit such abuse.

They’re embarrassed or fear losing their caregiver. They’re from a generation that doesn’t recognize that domestic abuse could happen to them. They think it happens only to young women, says Shelly Carlson, coordinator of Clay County’s Elder Abuse Project."

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The Drug That Never Lets Go

Speaking of "bullet proof"--here are some more dangerous drugs out on the streets today--bath salts--(that's just a nic name, you don't have to hide the Epson.) This is a bizarre new drug--while you are reading the one abut kidney failure, also read this article to your kids...at least if they know there is danger--some of them may be less likely to glorify taking unknown substances...  so read both the articles to your teens at the next family meeting or get together.

The Drug That Never Lets Go: "The suicide was the culmination of five days of strange behavior that began shortly after Sanders snorted a powdery substance he bought from a friend. Instead of the brief high he was seeking, he experienced days of insomnia, along with waves of terror and frightening delusions, including an incident where he “saw” 25 police cars outside his parents' kitchen window and then slit his own throat with a butcher knife. That incident landed Sanders in the hospital with stitches. For a few hours, the hallucinations subsided."

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Teens in Northwest Develop Kidney Failure From Synthetic Marijuana | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

You know, kids think they are bullet proof and it will never happen to them. Now here are 5 young men (teens) who have kidney failure from doing drugs--they not even be addicted--maybe they only did it "this once".  In any case, it is sad--if you have teens, please have them read this at your next family meeting:
Teens in Northwest Develop Kidney Failure From Synthetic Marijuana | The Partnership at Drugfree.org: "Six young men—five of them teenagers—developed kidney failure after using synthetic marijuana in recent months, health officials in Oregon and Washington report.
The cases have occurred since May. All of the young men were hospitalized, "

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