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Why You Need to Talk to Your Kids About Underage Drinking

Why all parents need to talk to their kids about underage drinking - statistics, tips, ideas, and facts for how to talk to your children about drinking alcohol at parties or anywhere.

Thank you Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for sponsoring this post. Learn more about how you can prevent underage drinking at KnowWhenKnowHow.org. A few weeks ago, I attended the funeral of a former student. He was 27 when he died as the result of a heroin overdose. I am friends with his grandmother, and I knew a little about the struggles he had been having with alcohol and drug addiction, but I never expected to hear that he had died. Carl was a vivacious young man. He was handsome, funny, and very charming. He was in my class in the ninth … Read more

10 Tips to Drink More Water

10 Tips and ideas to drink more water - Water is great for your health and nutrition and helps to lose weight! There are many benefits and reasons to drink more water, and this post will walk through them as well as to give you 10 ways to drink more of it!

There are a few rules following bariatric surgery. First, you always eat your protein first. You have to get at least 80 grams of protein daily. Second, you have to drink, drink, drink water all day long. You are supposed to get at least 60-80 ounces of water per day. Third, you have to stay under 1,000 calories and approximately 50 grams of carbs per day. I don’t have any trouble with the protein having discovered a love for seafood, and the calories and carbs are pretty easy, too. But drinking 60-80 ounces of water a day when your stomach can … Read more