By: Janie Lacy How can anyone explain tragedies like the relatively recent killings in Parkland, Florida to kids? There are a few things that parents can do to address any questions or any fears that may come up in children after being exposed to news reports or conversations from classmates. 1) Be Flexible It is important that you realize there is
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In this fast-paced world of work demands, running errands, and social media noise, it can be difficult to find the time to bond with your child. It’s important you make the time for some one-on-one bonding with your child. Bonding is beneficial for your child’s development and it also helps you! Here are a 4 ways to bond with your
Kim K. and Positive Body Image | Self-Esteem Coaching in Orlando Recently, reality star Kim Kardashian posted a picture on Instagram that shouldn't have surprised any of us, but seemed to cause quite the stir in the social media world. There were basically two reactions: disappointment or applause. Many women, and celebrities alike, spoke out saying that Kim K. is
Hashtag. Goals Goals. We've all done it. Browsed through Instagram, Facebook and other social media and longingly desired what others are portraying. Whether it's a relationship, job or lifestyle, the hashtag #goals says a lot. On Instagram alone, the hashtag #goals is used over 13 MILLION times. While this hashtag is probably meant more to be a compliment ("Wow. Your
The holidays are supposed to be a time of cheer, fun and togetherness, but for a family going through a separation or divorce, it can be a time of sadness, frustration and loneliness. As a parent, take this holiday season to be hyper vigilant about your teen’s behaviors and emotions and be sure to take these steps to ensure your
In past news it was reported that a man allegedly got in a fist fight with a friend over food, stabbed and killed him. I would imagine this is shocking to most people. Who would A. kill a friend and B. over food? It doesn’t make much sense when you read the headline but truth is this was most likely
Making it as a married couple in today’s world, may be harder than ever before. We not only live in a society preoccupied with everyone else’s business, but also obsessed with sex. Many adults today devote more time and attention to their Facebook friends then their own spouses. From billboards and movies to Family Channel sitcoms, we are flooded with
Can Blended Families Work? In 2015 a story went viral of a dad who was walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day when suddenly decided to stop and grab her step-father to join them. What an emotional yet beautiful picture of two men who love the same girl sharing the honor of giving her away. It would
Relationship doesn’t always happen or evolve easily. Even relationships that seemed to flow easily in the beginning eventually come to a place where there has to be some intentional effort made on the part of each person involved for it to continue to work. Reality is that personality conflicts, misunderstanding, or error in communication can get in the way of
A few days ago, I was driving down the road and felt a tickle in my throat. I drank some water and coughed, but couldn’t get rid of it. I used my rear view mirror as a regular mirror to see if I could see something in my throat. I stuck out my tongue and said “ahh” and then caught