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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

To Divorce, or not to Divorce? | University of Minnesota Report | Reasons why couples are changing their minds

To Divorce, or not to Divorce? That is the Question | 3 reasons why couples are changing their minds about divorce

Marriage and Family therapist William Doherty from the University of Minnesota presented research studies proposing that reconciliation has become a priority for more couples instead of divorce.

In the past 3 years, divorces in the United

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

Jamey Rodemeyer Bullied Even After He Died | 12 Cyberbullying & Bullying Tips

Jamey Rodemeyer was found dead in his yard September 18, 2011.  Over the past year his mother reports he was questioning his sexuality.  He was a victim of gay bashing, hateful slurs, and bullied at school and online through social media because he was gay. On the Today show his parents told Ann Curry, Jamey

By |September 27th, 2011|Blog, Bullying, Children, Cyber Bullying, Grief, Jim West, Parenting, Stressless, Teens|Comments Off

Tips for Changing Schools and Social Adjustment | Back to School

Tips for Changing Schools and Social Adjustment | Back to School

Will I make friends as great as my old friend? Will I make friends at all? Who will I sit with at lunch? Will I connect with my teachers? Will my teachers like me? These questions are valid and parents can help resolve these concerns. Changing

Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony | Tips for Coping with Divorce

Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony | Tips for Coping with Divorce

Divorce is never an easy topic to discuss. We marriages end; there is usually a significant amount of emotional pain, stress, and grief to accompany it. This emotional and physical split may cause a whirlwind of feelings.

In an interview with People.com, Jennifer Lopez and Marc