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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 the […]

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 she […]

Toddlers and Tiaras: Sexualizing Children | 5 Tips to protect your Child

Toddlers and Tiaras: Sexualizing Children | 5 Tips to protect your child

The TLC Toddlers and Tiaras reality series comes back for a fourth season and  creatively highlights the behind the scenes lifestyle of beautiful little girls clawing for the crown…with the assistance of their parents. Some suggest that this is a threat to a child’s […]

By |June 19th, 2011|Blog, Children, Jada Collins, Media, Parenting, Teens, Updates|1 Comment

5 Signs of Prescription Drug Addiction | Father’s bond after losing their sons

“Pills mills” are all over the news. What are pill mills? According to CBS News, pill mills are places where doctors provide prescription pain medication without medical exams or testing. The most often obtained prescriptions are Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, (both are Opiods). Persons addicted will go through just about any hoops to obtain it either by doctor shopping (which means […]

Match.com & Craigslist Online Dating Dangers | Carole Markin

Carole Markin is suing Match.com because of an alleged rape that happened as a result of someone she met on Match.com. Craigslist has also been under fire for similar complaints.  A recent study states that 19% of married couples met through an online dating website.  With these increasing numbers of singles participating in this method […]

Mean Girls, Slumber Parties, & Suicide Pacts | 3 Tips to help Parents Understand Bullying

Mean Girls, Slumber Parties, and Suicide/3 Tips to Help Parents Understand Bullying

Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Indirect Aggression may provoke adolescents to suicide if not addressed in time.

On April 16, 2011, a slumber party in Minnesota became national news when eighth graders Haylee Fentress and Paige Moravetz were found hanging in the home of Tracy Morrison, Fentress’ […]