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When Your Friend’s Husband Treats Her Badly

Have you ever witnessed your friend’s husband treating her badly? (By the way, a wife can treat her husband badly too.  For the purpose of this article, I’m going to use the husband treating his wife badly.)  Unfortunately, it’s not all that uncommon, so there is a good chance that you have seen this happen. […]

Married to ADHD

Most of us think of ADHD as a disorder of childhood, and generally speaking, it is.  However, ADHD can last into adulthood or even be first diagnosed in adulthood.  Often, adults are finally getting a diagnosis and understanding of problems that they have struggled with for many, many years. It’s not easy having ADHD as […]

Are You Being an E-diot?

My colleague Haley Price wrote the original article “Don’t be an E-diot” for the teenage market. After I read her article I said to myself, “Parents are being just as big of E-diots as teenagers”. So here are the many ways I have seen grown-ups lose friends, job opportunities (and even their children) simply by having poor digital etiquette.

How Domestic Violence Affects Children

Domestic violence creeps up out of nowhere and finds its ugly way into so many lives. Nobody ever believes it can or will happen to them, yet suddenly find themselves in a dangerous situation. Domestic violence does not discriminate either: It can happen to black or white, rich or poor, highly educated or uneducated. So […]

Why You Need to Say No…a Lot

It’s no secret that parenting is hard work.  At times, your children will amuse and endear you with humor, antics, and accomplishments.  You might even gleam with pride.  Other times, they will try to run you down and take over, not only the household, but seemingly the world. You are likely already aware of this […]

5 Things People Say When They’re Having Trouble

Multiple times each day, we ask and are asked, “How are you?” It is as common as saying hello. We even ask total strangers how they are doing when we call customer service or when someone is helping us in a store. Rarely, however, do we answer this question honestly, even when asked by our […]

Why Forgiveness Is Difficult (But Important)

Forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well (wikipedia.com). Another definition (Merriam-Webster) is forgive: to stop feeling anger toward (someone who has done something wrong) : […]

What Is The BMI?

The BMI (Body Mass Index) is a tool for understanding obesity and its use in children is growing. Your pediatrician has probably used it at your child's annual check-up. But what is it exactly?
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