Category: Advice, Blog, Children's Mental Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Parenting

Where is My Willpower?

It is the first of the year and some of us are already experiencing difficulties with our resolutions.  A couple of articles I came across this week made me wonder: is willpower enough to make us change?  Well, I don’t know if I can answer that question in one post but here are some thoughts. […]

We all make resolutions: to lose weight, stop smoking, save more money, or finally “live” our calling, and yet so many of us end up breaking our resolutions just as quickly as we make them. Here are some tips for sticking to your New Year’s resolution and making 2012 your best year ever! 1. Set […]

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Unfortunately childhood sexual abuse is in the news again this week.  I wanted to post a few statistics and give parents some tips on how to prevent abuse or recognize when it has occurred. Who are the Abusers? Child abuse occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at […]

Robert Kennedy traveled to Jackson, Mississippi in 1967, to hold hearings on the problems the poor in the South were having with a government food program that required them to purchase food stamps they could not afford. Kennedy’s actions offer us an important lesson about the capacity of a single politician to change the way people who […]