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6 Warning Signs of BDD – Plastic Surgery: How Much is Too Much?

The three wishes of every man: to be healthy, to be rich by honest means, and to be beautiful.
—PLATO
There were close to 10 million cosmetic surgeries in the U.S. last year. Are we obsessed with  beauty? Dr. Nancy Etcoff thinks so. She says, “Philosophers ponder it and pornographers proffer it. Asked why […]

4 Simple Ways to Form Better Attachments with Your Children

Attachment is vital to a child and the caregiver’s responsiveness to the child is paramount to securing that attachment. Attachment issues are very prevalent in our society today and can play out in a variety of ways. Things such as the fear of commitment, of being alone, trying to be loved, rebellion, and feeling […]

By |September 10th, 2010|Anger, Anxiety, Blog, Children, Defiance, Depression, Divorce, Family|1 Comment

4 Ways to Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse

“I know someone who survived a sexual assault. How can I help?”

What percentage of people in the US are Sexually Abused? According to the CDC, 10.6%
of adult women and 2.1% of adult men have reported experiencing a forced sexual encounter at some point in their lives. This means that just as many of us […]

By |August 10th, 2010|Blog, Depression, Family, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Updates|0 Comments

Parents Going from “Idol to Idiot!” – Middle School Transition Tips

Going from “Idol to Idiot” in the eyes of their Middle Schooler!

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and all too often it is with our regret that we have not prepared them for this […]

Tips for Helping a Friend who is Cutting

Tips for helping a friend who is cutting

4 Reasons Why Cindy Anthony said Caylee is Alive!

On June 15, 2010, Cindy Anthony stated in court, “I believe Caylee is still alive!”A little over a year after the memorial service that she coordinated.Is Cindy Anthony’s statement the first stage of the grieving process . . Denial?

Most people experience feelings of denial when grieving the loss of a loved one.The purpose for […]

By |July 16th, 2010|Blog, Family, Grief, Media, Parenting, Updates|0 Comments