Several photos of the same young man, all with different expressions.
    April 13, 2015
    Preventing Teen Suicide & One Sad Fact

    Suicide is the third leading cause of death among youth between 10 and 19 years of age. However, suicide is preventable in some cases. Let’s talk about how you can prevent teen suicide. Teenager…

    Black and white image of a sad teenage girl.
    April 4, 2015
    Teen Suicide: The Role of Family Dynamics & Health Issues

    The one place of connection that has the potential to be most stable for all children, teens, and adults alike is the family environment. The first place we feel love or acceptance or hatred and a lac…

    Teenage blond girl taking a selfie
    April 1, 2015
    Healthy Sexual Identity Development & Teen Suicide

    Sexual identity development is a major task during the teen years. The developmental process involves teens understanding their feelings of sexual arousal, understanding their sexual emotions, underst…

    Bobbie and Whitney singing together on stage.
    March 25, 2015
    3 Reasons Why Children Commit Suicide When They Have Had a Parent do the Same

    View image | As we watch in horror over Bobbi Kristina fighting for her life after nearly killing herself almost three years to the date of her Mother’s death, a teacher in Orang…

    Close-up of a sad teenage girl.
    March 23, 2015
    3 Developmental Tasks which Push Some Teens over the Edge and How to Parent them

    It is so hard to understand why a teenager with so much life ahead of them would decide to commit suicide. Teenagers are naturally self-centered, self-focused and oriented only to what is happening ri…

    June 6, 2014
    Foster Goal-Digging…Not Gold-Digging in Your Children

    Parenting is the most important and rewarding part of life. We have the divine opportunity to teach love, confidence, compassion, discipline and responsibility to another person. We will know what kin…

    June 5, 2014
    Self-Confidence Begins in the Home

    A child’s sense of self is shaped by every interaction he or she has, but is shaped most powerfully by how they are loved and parented in their home. How a child sees themselves will influence e…

    June 4, 2014
    Discipline is the Highest Form of Love

    Discipline is the key to raising functional happy children. What this means is that parents need to, first and foremost, be disciplined themselves. If a parent isn’t disciplined there is no chan…

    June 3, 2014
    7 Steps to Developing Self-Aware Children

    Self-awareness is a key predictor of a child’s ability to be balanced and secure in life. Being self-aware helps kids establish positive peer relationships, allows them to get along well at home…

    June 2, 2014
    5 Ways to Parent the Forgiveness-Cure

    As parents we must teach our children the realities of life. Life hurts us, people hurt us, we hurt other people and we hurt ourselves. That is what relationships and life are about. The sooner we let…