Archive for December, 2017

The Reason For The Season

The Reason For The Season

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” is not just a line from a popular Christmas carol.  Christmas is a time to rejoice in the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ, cherish time with family and friends, and renew our hopes for the year to come. The hustle and […]
The Surprising Origins Of Your Favorite Christmas Traditions

The Surprising Origins Of Your Favorite Christmas Traditions

The holidays bring waves of nostalgia, as many Americans partake in tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation. Hoards of people flood the ocean of consumer paradise, finding the perfect topper, trim, or gift that completes the holiday, as was the year before. It’s easy to get […]
This Archaic Practice Is Still Legal In The U.S. – And It Will Shock You

This Archaic Practice Is Still Legal In The U.S. – And It Will Shock You

When our children hit the teenage years, they begin to gain independence and form more mature and complex relationships.  We see them grow and change in the blink of an eye, no longer little ones, and we do our best to guide them in these crucial last years of childhood. […]
Little 5-Year-Old Boy Is Shot During Church Massacre And Has One Wish

Little 5-Year-Old Boy Is Shot During Church Massacre And Has One Wish

It’s been more than a month since an unstable lunatic opened fire and killed more than 25 people at a small Christian church in Texas. America watched the scene unfold with horror and grieved with the families who lost loved ones, and the world was reminded yet again pure evil […]
This Service May Be The Wave Of The Future – But It Isn’t For Everyone

This Service May Be The Wave Of The Future – But It Isn’t For Everyone

It’s that time of year – colds, flu, and other viruses are everywhere during the winter months, and our children are particularly susceptible.  They don’t necessarily have the best hygiene practices — like frequent hand washing — and are often in large groups at school or daycare where exposure to […]
Top 10 Ways To Foster A Healthy Body Image In Your Children

Top 10 Ways To Foster A Healthy Body Image In Your Children

Look in the mirror. Do you see an apple, pear, or hourglass shape? Is what you are looking at elicit any negative emotion? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you have, on some level, a body image issue. We have all suffered a less than wonderful view […]
A New Look At The Word That Causes Pain In Every Woman

A New Look At The Word That Causes Pain In Every Woman

You try on five outfits before you go on your long overdue date. Each one is thrown on the ground in desperation. A plain black dress is finally chosen; you aren’t sure if it is because you have given up, or because you actually think you look nice. At first […]
Murder-Suicide Shocks Penn State Campus

Murder-Suicide Shocks Penn State Campus

Are you a victim of domestic abuse? If not, chances are someone you know is. 1 in 3 romantic partners will go through these trials. The infectious disease of control sweeps over the minds of many of those we come into contact with every day. For a Pennsylvania couple, the […]
To All The Moms Who Have Been Body-Shamed, Read This

To All The Moms Who Have Been Body-Shamed, Read This

Let’s face it, women are constantly scrutinized in both public and private for the way they look. Strangers often find the compulsive need to comment on how women look. For what they wear, or don’t wear. Their clothes are either too tight or too loose. But one mom had enough […]
Debunking The Myths Of This Childbirth Method

Debunking The Myths Of This Childbirth Method

Women are faced with a great deal of unsolicited advice, horror stories, and downright false information about giving birth.  This can be especially frightening to a first-time mom looking for comfort and reassurance before labor begins. Childbirth is a beautiful and natural process, but many women experience complications during their […]