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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse

Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse Twenty-seven year old, Amy Winehouse died Saturday after an alleged alcohol and drug binge Friday that included heroine, cocaine, and ecstasy. Family and friends gathered to remember Winehouse on Tuesday and reported that her body will be cremated after […]

Jaycee Dugard | 4 Sexual Abuse Survivor Tips | Never Carry Shame

No one could hold back tears as our hearts were in our throats watching Diane Sawyer’s interview with Jaycee Dugard recently.  What an incredible story of survival…an innocent 11 year old girl walking to her school bus one morning being attacked with a stun gun and kidnapped by a man and his wife.  Before […]