DISTRACTED DRIVERS KILL! By Wanda Bee   Did you know that of all cell phone related tasks – including talking, dialing, or reaching for the phone – texting while driving is the most dangerous?  Studies by various authorities and the horrific accidents that have occurred over the years show that because text messaging requires visual, manual and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far the most alarming distraction.  For example, negative effects were seen in detecting and responding correctly to road signs, detecting hazards, time spent with eyes off the road, and (only for sending […]

WIZDOM BUZZ | Supporting Our LGBT Adolescents

  Supporting Our LGBT Adolescents By Wanda Bee       “Coming out” can be scary and painful, and parents need to reassure their children that they will not be loved any less for sharing the truth about themselves. If your teen tells you he is lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender (et al) let them know that you love them unconditionally, and accept them no matter what.   Show your teen that you care by learning more about sexual identity. Read books on the subject or check out reputable Web sites (such as www.pflag.org). Talk to some adults you know who […]