The importance of family history to ourselves and our kids

Let’s face it — life can be crazy. Whether you’re single or married, with a big family or a small family, life can sometimes be busy. In those busy times, it’s easy for a person to not think much about family, living it up, and having connections to those around you. Work and responsibility can come…

How to encourage our kids to speak up

How to encourage our kids to speak up when they see something wrong going on

Our kids will see wrongs going on in ways that can be hard for a generation not raised on cell phones to understand.From this generation of pre-teens on, our children will have no knowledge of any other form of communication other than cell phones. Pay phones and even home phones are things of the past.…

Defining sexual harassment and unwanted advances with our kids

Defining sexual harassment and unwanted advances with our kids

Have you been a victim of sexual harassment, sexual assault or unwanted sexual advances? If so, I am sure you can pinpoint the time and place. It’s hard to shake off. This is a topic that can get uncomfortable, but it’s one we need to dialogue on. We must set clear standards and set the platform…

Decrease substance abuse risks in your teen through Natural highs

How substance abuse risks decrease when teens have natural highs

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Did you know how substance abuse risks decrease when teens have natural highs? Kids face a whole lot of stress and angst when it comes to peer pressure and whether or not to use substances. To use the old, “Just say no,” will not only be met with a roll…