Posts Categorized: Helpful Articles

Protect Your Children!

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With all the media coverage about the Penn State case this week, my friend Allen Hunt asked me to join him on The Allen Hunt Show to talk about sexual abuse and protecting our children. Here are few quick tips for protecting your children: First, get real!  Don’t pretend this doesn’t happen.  Statistically, 1 in […]

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Engagement – NOT The Ring-Giving Kind!

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When we hear the word “engagement” in the context of a marriage relationship, we usually think about that memorable occassion where a guy gives a girl a ring to start the whole matrimonial process!  But what happens when the couple gets “engaged,” gets married, gets on with life, has a house and 2.3 children???  Are […]

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Healing Your Trauma Wounds

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Traumatic events are distressing or life-threatening experiences that can severely compromise emotional well-being. Such events can include being the victim of a crime, experiencing or witnessing a severe accident, receiving a life-threatening medical diagnosis, exposure to a natural disaster, participating in war combat or enduring physical, sexual or emotional abuse. After a traumatic event it […]

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It’s Planting Time

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My daughter recently called about planting some sweet potatoes.  She reminded me it is a good time to plant them so they would be grown by Fall.  One of the most stubborn spiritual rules in the universe is ‘whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap….” What I want to offer parents and young people today […]

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Can what I post on Facebook actually hurt my chances of getting accepted?

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I was recently asked to contribute to a blog for a college website designed to answer hot topic questions for college applicants. The question for that posting was: Can what I post on facebook actually hurt my chances of getting accepted? My reply was yes, what is posted on Facebook can potentially hurt chances of […]

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Getting a Divorce? Helpful Tips and Guidelines to Assist Your Kids

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There can be such upheaval, emotional and physical, during the process of divorce for all family members. Here are some tips to assist your family and your kids, as you process and adjust to your new reality, and work to move forward in a positive way. 1. It is so important that kids have predictable […]

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