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September 2, 2020

Under Pressure

  We all know kids face various pressures, but we moms have our own set of them, too. Certainly our days of peer pressure are in […]
August 31, 2020

Healthy Snack Attack!

  Does it seem like it’s always snack time? Extracurricular eating abounds. Nearly every after school activity from drama to scouts to soccer to German club […]
August 17, 2020

The Porn Trap

  What parents need to know about pornography  Everyday, I wake up and jump into the routine of getting my children ready to go out into […]
June 1, 2020

Addiction and Eating Disorders

  A toxic and often secret partnership    At school and in the media, school-aged youth are bombarded with unhealthy, unrealistic messages about being thin, popular, attractive, […]
April 27, 2020

Secrets to Prescription Safety

One of the reasons life expectancy is declining for three straight years in the United States, and we have sunken to a pathetic 35th in recent Healthy Nations rankings, […]
April 27, 2020

The truth about abusive relationships

THE TRUTH ABOUT ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS AND HOW YOU CAN GET THE LOVE YOU DESERVE It’s inevitable: we are going to date, form new relationships and develop […]
November 14, 2019

Lost in the Post: How teens are all about the post and missing the moments

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” —Walter Hagen   Nowadays teens […]
November 14, 2019

Why Social Emotional Learning is Important to Develop in Your Child

    As a faculty member at Arizona State University, I am passionate about teaching Mindset Connections. I am disheartened when I realize that my students […]
November 14, 2019

Selfies and Self Esteem

  “It’s not what you are that is holding you back. It’s what you think you are not.” ~ Anonymous   Just like the Chainsmokers said,“But […]
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