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Parents, stay up to date. There is a new device called the Juul that doesn’t look like an e-cigarette but is. It is a vaping device. You might see it and not know that it is not a USB drive […]

I was fascinated with a recent documentary series in which the producers followed 7 adults, ages 21 to 26, as they posed as students at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas, during the spring 2017 semester. The series aired […]

Screen time is a battle ground in most households across America. If you are a parent trying to raise  healthy children, how are you doing when it comes to listening to the experts about screen time use in your family? Do […]

If you struggle with addiction or are in recovery, the holidays can be a difficult time. After all, drinking is part of the holiday celebration for many people and often expected at social occasions. This doesn’t mean you must participate, […]

I heard a group of millennials talking about how sad they were that they had no traditions for the Christmas holiday. This was something they longed for and wished their families had been more intentional about creating traditions. Well, it’s […]

Family hurts: The terrible gift that keeps on giving. They make the holidays not so joyful. The minute you set foot in your mom’s house and the relatives begin to arrive, that old wound from years ago begins to fester. […]

Every year, I remind readers to think ahead about how you will handle difficult family issues during the holidays. Why? Because this is one time of year we intentionally get together despite our conflicts and upsets with each other. We […]

The holidays are supposed to be a time of remembering the incredible gift we received from God–the birth of Christ. But a number of things can steal the  joy of the season. So make a few changes to rid your bah […]

Does the title, Help For The Holiday Disorganized, sound like a mental health disorder? It’s not, but if you are one of those people who gets overwhelmed by the holidays, then getting organized could do wonders for your bah hum bug […]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! This Thanksgiving, enjoy the meal, watch the parade and football but give thanks…and if you need a little help,here are a few versus from the Psalms: “Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise […]