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Reality TV Effects on Girls Self-Esteem | Parent Tips | Girl Scout Research Institute

Reality TV: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | Girl Scout Research Institute

Bad Girls Club, The Kardashians, Real Housewives, and Teens Moms are only a few of reality television’s hit shows. With all of the fighting, back stabbing, and moral corruption, these shows continue to top network ratings.

According to the Los Angeles Times research

Jenny McCarthy & Her Sons Battle | 5 Signs of Autism

Jenny McCarthy has gone from a Playboy model, to comedian, and actress.  She is using her celebrity however, to draw attention to Autism and has written a book about her challenges and treatment approaches that have helped her son.  The diagnosis of Autism has exploded in the past ten years. It occurs in all ethnic

By |October 6th, 2011|Autism, Blog, Children, Family, Laura Bravo, Parenting, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Updates|Comments Off

Steve Jobs & Tips To Cope With Grief | Laura Bravo

Steve Jobs, founder of Macintosh Computers, died yesterday at the age of 56. Many loyal Apple Computer diehard fans feel a strong connection to Steve Jobs and are mourning his loss. Some have called him the Einstein of this century! While most knew he had been battling pancreatic cancer, many of us are shocked at

By |October 6th, 2011|Adults, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Family, Grief, Laura Bravo, Relationships, Resolve Conflict, Updates|Comments Off

Facebook Posts Detect Alcohol Abuse in College Students | 4 Tips to Identify At-Risk Intoxication

Over the past 10 years, Social media has significantly influenced our daily lives. Facebook and Twitter have become commonplace for dating, connecting, and socializing. Most recently, studies have shown an increase in college aged drinking, especially among male students. Social media has profoundly changed how we communicate, and it is now helping behavioral researchers identify

By |October 5th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Children, Drug, Family, Jada Collins, Parenting, Teens, Updates|Comments Off

Message to Parents of Bullies | 3 Tips for parents to stop their child’s bullying

When I first read the story about Jamey Rodemeyer I was saddened that a young boy had lost his life.  He had so much life ahead of him.  There are many reasons that cause a person to end their life but bullying influenced his decision.  Now there is a school that is hurting, parents and

By |September 28th, 2011|Blog, Bullying, Children, Cyber Bullying, Defiance, Grief, Matthew Martin, Parenting, Stressless, Teens, Updates|Comments Off

9-11 10th Anniversary | 5 Tips To Cope With Grief | Turn off the TV

Do you remember where you were when those planes struck the World Trade Center? Did you know someone that worked in the Twin Towers? Did you lose a loved one or a friend? Do you still have feelings of grief or post traumatic stress symptoms every time you see replays of the trade center burning

By |September 9th, 2011|Adults, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Laura Bravo, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Updates|Comments Off