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When should you cut off your children? | New Study: College Grads On Their Own

When should you cut off your children?

With rising gas prices and unemployment at an all time high, many parents are making the decision to financially “cut off” their children.

A recent study by MetLife surveyed three generations to determine the appropriate time to allow adult children to fly on their own. The new study identifies the […]

By |September 4th, 2012|Adults, Blog, Career, Family, Jada Collins, Parenting|0 Comments

Mother Kills Daughter & Husband | Depression and Despair | 16 Tips for Identifying Depression

Mother Kills Daughter & Husband | Depression and Despair | 16 Tips for Identifying Depression

Regina Johnson, 55, was accused of shooting her 14-year-old daughter and 56-year-old husband to death. Johnson allegedly sat in her San Carlos condominium for three days with the bodies before calling her relatives to report the shootings.

Johnson joins the many mothers […]

By |September 4th, 2012|Adults, Blog, Children, Depression, Jada Collins, Teens|0 Comments

The Dad Effect on Teen Self Esteem | Penn State Study | Jim West

“I don’t understand why my daughter is so depressed?

“Why is my son hanging out with negative influences?”

“Why does my daughter date idiots?”

“Why does my son have such low self esteem?”

If you hear yourself or other parents asking these questions it might be the “dad effect!”

Article Author & Adolescent Expert Jim West interviewed by Fox 35 […]

Why James Holmes Colorado Shooting | Tips for Emotional Recovery after Trauma (PTSD) | Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

Emotional Recovery after Trauma | Batman:The Dark Knight Rises | Colorado Shooting | James Holmes |

It should have been a normal evening of candy, popcorn and a movie. No one would have suspected to walk into a movie theatre and get gunned-down. When 24-year-old James Holmes walked into an Aurora, CO movie theatre packed with […]

By |July 25th, 2012|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Grief, Jada Collins|0 Comments

Marriage vs. Hooking up | Is Miley Cyrus too young to get married? | 3 Tips for Premarital Counseling

Marriage vs. Hooking up | Is Miley Cyrus too young to get married? | How young is too young to tie the knot?

Miley Cyrus is getting married! Disney Channel superstar, Miley Cyrus announced she is engaged to “Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth. Cyrus is no amateur when it comes to media mayhem. At the age […]

FACEBOOK, HOOKING-UP & STI’s | SOCIAL NETWORKS INCREASE SEXUAL ACCESS

FACEBOOK, HOOKING-UP & STI’s | SOCIAL NETWORKS INCREASE SEXUAL ACCESS

Everyone knows that SEX sells! At least that’s what most advertisers believe. For many years, various media avenues have become vehicles to sell everything from toothpaste to sneakers. With the increasing evolution of social media, researchers believe that there is also an increase of sexual activity […]