Sugar May be as Addicting as Street Drugs! ‘Tis the holiday season and the sugary desserts are a plenty! Holiday parties, school parties, and family gatherings all filled with sugar. However, it’s not just during the holidays that we are on sugar overload. We reward children with it over the holidays or for a job well done in school. We … Read More
Returning to School Issues
Self-Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Addiction Watch out for signs of serious trouble, depression, or self-abusive behavior, especially in the teen years. Keep paying attention to what is going on, even if the child initially ignores you. The more trouble she is in, the more she will ignore you. Part of step parenting (all parenting) means persistently showing you care, … Read More
What is Your Belief?
Belief drives behavior, behavior drives results. We create our life experience. There is no such thing as luck.
Bullying Has to STOP
I found this excellent article that I wanted to share. The original article can be found here. Unfortunately, teasing is often part of growing up — almost every child experiences it. But it isn’t always as innocuous as it seems. Words can cause pain. Teasing becomes bullying when it is repetitive or when there is a conscious intent to hurt another child. … Read More