Mothers and Bipolar: It’s as Easy as Love

“Yes, you are.” “No I’m not.” So the argument goes. I live the symptoms of my Bipolar Disorder everyday so I don’t need x-ray vision to see the same traits in another person. When that person or persons happens to share my DNA, it is even more obvious. Doesn’t quite seem…

Reconsidering Modesty

Truthfully I never thought that what I once believed to be a black and white issue such as modesty would become such an inflammatory topic.  I grew up wearing certain clothes that would be defined as “modest” never second-guessing what — or who — defined them as modest and have…

What You Need to Know About the U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education came up last night during the GOP’s debate. As usual, there were promises of abolishing this department along with others, but these promises are indicative of how little the GOP candidates and their fans know about what the Department actually does or what its purpose is….

What Parents Need to Know About Hidden or Vault Apps

By far one of the biggest concerns I heard from parents focused on what are called hidden or vault apps. With good reason. Just last November in Colorado City, Colorado at least 100 students were involved in what was called a “sexting ring” by the press, sending and receiving sexts…

What Parents Need to Know About Facebook

Depending on which article you read, most will admit that teenagers are using Facebook less than they were just a few years ago. According to the Pew Research Center (an organization that I tend to look towards for most statistics), 71% of teenagers between 13 and 17 years old still…