“I do not promote teen dating …our culture does.”
Teen Dating Advice to help parents teach their teens how to
"date defensively, navigate safely and steer clear of unhealthy relationships.”
25. Aug, 2014

Part I – Social Media and Today’s Teens by Allyson Karnowski

There was a pause. I held my breath in anticipation of what was coming. “I love you,” he said. I was shocked, excited and scared all at the same time. I thought about what I should say next. Too nervous to respond, I clicked the “go offline” button of my AOL Instant Messenger. It seems [...]

18. Aug, 2014

The Detour of Depression by Allyson Karnowski

I’m the feeling that grips you tightly when you never would have never expected it. After finally leaving behind those awkward junior high times and entering into fun, teenage years with more independence, you never thought I would stop you in the middle of the road. Going into freshman year, it’s a new school and [...]

15. Aug, 2014

NewsmaxTV – Interview to Discuss Parenting Styles with Lisa Jander

On NewsmaxTV today we will be discussing the pros and cons of parenting styles and what the long term implications are for children. Parenting styles are varied worldwide and some methods are raising not just eyebrows, but concerns. I am joining Midpoint to discuss global parenting skills that don't treat kids like little snowflakes and [...]

11. Aug, 2014

The Problem With Crushes by Allyson Karnowski

Everyone has had a crush before. The guy or girl you particularly fancy. You may get butterflies when you see them and sit up a little straighter when they walk into the room. You add their name to any story, notebook with added hearts around it or a party invite list. You secretly (or sometimes [...]