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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 […]

Is Casey Anthony a Psychopath? | What’s Next for Casey Anthony

Casey Anthony was sentenced today for 4 consecutive 1 year sentences plus $4000 in fines and payment for prosecution costs!  If she does not appeal she could possibly by released sometime this year due to time served, good behavior and other credits.  People around the world are watching with fascination to see what Casey […]

Does Rihanna’s Man Down Video Encourage Murder | Tips for Rape Victims

Does Rihanna’s new video ‘empower’ women or promote murder?

Rape is a terrible experience for anyone to endure, but is murder the answer? R&B superstar Rihanna released her latest single, ‘Man Down,’ by suggesting that premeditated murder is the answer to rape. The edgy video features Rihanna’s character shooting the perpetrator to death in the […]

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, […]

5 Essentials for Strong Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness month and just as “April showers” produce beautiful “May flowers”…Life’s painful tears can produce beautiful healing and growth through regular “Mental Health Check-ups.”

We all have a doctor we see regularly for annual physicals and those colds and minor illnesses that come up throughout the year.  We religiously schedule our […]

4 Possible Reasons Why Lashandra Armstrong Drowned Her Children

Tuesday evening, in New York, Lashandra Armstrong, a mother of four young children drove her minivan into the Hudson river. Her 10 year old child managed to escape the sinking van while everyone else drowned.  This news is an incredibly heart wrenching and tragic story.
Questions on everyone’s mind is a mother go from loving and caring for her children […]