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About Goodness Chick

 

Goodness Chick is focused on relaying relevant issues that pertain to parenting teens, family dynamics as well as addressing mental health issues. Knowledge is power. Whether it be depression, prescription pill addiction or the challenges of being a single parent; each of us face our own challenges. When we collaborate the journey seems less daunting.

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Latest Blog Posts

The Power of Positive Thinking

    Did you know that your attitude, outlook and mindset are a choice? Every day you roll out of bed and do your morning, afternoon and evening thing only to do it all again the next day. There are days that can seem monotonous. Life is not easy nor was it intended to...

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Suicide Warnings You May Not Have Seen

Suicide is permanent, there is no rewind button; it is both raw and devastating. Every single day there is another boy, girl, man or woman who makes the decision to end their life. Whether impulsive or thought out over years, the finality and loss is just as great....

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Social Anxiety Can Kick Your Butt: How to Deal

The thought of beginning a new school year, the start at a new college or job may be exciting for many. There's the thought of new experiences and opportunity and forging new friendships. For those who suffer from social anxiety, these milestones can evoke stress and...

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Why It’s So Important to Talk With Your Teen About Sex

Sex. Let's talk about sex! Do I have your attention? There are certain topics between young people and parents that can sometimes be uncomfortable. The kind of squirm in your seat and avoid eye contact sort of stuff. I would venture to say that sex is the numero uno...

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ADD and ADHD meds: Abused and Misused

From the time we can walk there are blaring messages of being DRUG FREE and signing contracts to JUST SAY NO before you even know what a contract is. We are in a war when it comes to addiction. We want our kids to remain drug free. The reality is that in recent years,...

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How to teach our kids to deal with peer pressure

Peer pressure. It's a word that can conjure up visions of commercials in the mid-80s of kids with little baggies of weed and Nancy Regan toting around the infamous 'Just Say No' button. No matter how lame or cliche it may sound, the reality it our kids face it on a...

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