Parenting expert and author, Dr.Popkin takes you to the streets to talk with real kids about smoking, what motivates them to not smoke, and what they think about kids that do. Dr.Popkin'srealistic…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Holly Bowne Nov 16, 2010.
True friends want each other to succeed. In fact, they help each other succeed. Friends encourage friends to be their best, make good choices and focus on their strengths rather than their…Continue
Started Jul 12, 2010
Dr. Popkin's Blog - 12/2010
“My child and I ran into a favorite teacher recently. It was outside a restaurant and the teacher was smoking. It made me wonder if my child, who looks up to this teacher, would think smoking is OK.”
The CDC recently issued a report with an assessment on smoking rates in the U.S. The report stated that 20 percent of the U.S. population, 18 and older, continues to smoke. Although progress had been made in reducing smoking rates in past…
Posted on December 24, 2010 at 7:00am
Dr. Popkin's Blog - 12/15/2010
It’s the holidays. I imagine that small sentence evokes one of two feelings. Either it’s a happy, excited feeling in which you are anxiously awaiting all the festivities. Or, it’s a stressed-out, wit’s end kind of feeling, in which you may even be dreading certain situations...or perhaps too much of a good thing.
Regardless of what mood the holidays put you in, they provide you with an opportunity to reconnect. . .with your kids, with…
Posted on December 17, 2010 at 7:15am
|From Dr. Popkin's Blog Posted: on 10/20/2010)|
I am wondering how important sports are in keeping your kids from smoking. Should I require that my child participate in at least one sport during the year in order to keep her from smoking?
Posted on December 3, 2010 at 6:30am
|From Dr. Popkin's Blog Posted: on 11/4/2010)|
My 10 year old son talks back a lot when he is told no. He doesn't listen and he says things like "I hate you". I'm trying to get him to understand that I'm saying no for certain reasons and it's not because I'm trying to be mean. How do I get him to listen…
Posted on November 25, 2010 at 6:30am