The devastating school shootings in 2018 are going to keep happening unless we do something preventative to stop them! We need to face reality and do what needs to be done now or face the consequences. The politics are broad and offer solutions that any shooter with limited skills can break. Will we spend the money needed to keep our kids safe? Are we better than any other country at war if we can’t keep our schools peaceful? Afterall, aren’t we living in the U.S., a dominant nation run by great minds in our government? If our government isn’t as smart as we would like, isn’t it obvious what needs to change in our schools?
There are plenty of things we can do to help kids avoid drug abuse? Preventing addiction by knowing what to do while a child is young is a subject that I think needs to have more attention, on the news, in conversations, and on TV shows. I agree that we need to do everything we […]
Guiding your adolescent or teen can feel overwhelming and trying to persuade them to make YOUR choices doesn’t work for anybody. Let’s just say that adolescents are a unique breed! I say that with a positive note because they are working at finding their uniqueness. Sadly, many parents face the problem of depression in their […]
The Addict Has A Different Biological Make-Up. The trap of addiction seems to happen quickly for some people, and others don’t seem to have an issue with it. Why is that? Doctors are telling us that it’s in our genes! I remember hearing this thirty-five years ago when my husband was in rehab for alcoholism. So […]
Family get-together? Would you rather climb to the edge of a tall building? Maybe you feel like you’re putting yourself in a dangerous position every time you go to be with family? Family Reunion Excuses “Oh no, it’s another family reunion? I can find an excuse for this one, I think.” “I can’t take another […]
Talking with our kids can sometimes be a challenge. Asking questions will give them a chance to talk. When our children are talking we should be listening, of course, and not always thinking about what we will say next. How do we go about having a closer relationship with our children so that spending time […]