By: Tavana Darris Dear friend, This may be hard to imagine, but sometimes you do need time off from parenting. Don’t let anyone make you feel bad about this time. Your feelings are valid. Yes, parenting is essential, honorable, and rewarding, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a break to help you reset. Mental […]
By: Jennifer Burch, M.Ed, PLPC With the power of social media, the word has spread that many Americans have sought help for various mental illnesses. Celebrities have spoken out, and the month of May is dedicated to the awareness; TikTok has its own #TherapyTok, all with the message that therapy can be so helpful. People […]
Author: Jami McDermott Movies provide all types of entertainment for all personalities. Like most, my interests have evolved throughout the years. I have enjoyed all genres, but soon you begin to recognize the storyline and look for movies to do more than startle your senses.
By: Jami McDermott All fathers are important and influence a child’s life. There are varying reasons why men either become active participants in their children’s life or do not. When the choice is to embrace the parenting role, either alone or with the mother, the dynamics of the relationship between father and child become integral […]
Whether you’re a student or a young parent, saving money at a young age can be challenging, especially in an economy with rising prices and inflation. Up Next: 5 Life Lessons Every Woman Should Learn By 25 With the right tools and resources, saving money can be done! Here are a few tips and tricks […]
This time of the year is challenging and often demanding. Beginning a new year can feel like starting again with the stress of new and remaining challenges. It can sometimes feel like the chaos doesn’t stop but shapeshifts into “the next thing”—medical issues, unexpected bills, family and friends in need, car accidents, storm damage, job […]
As soon as that second line appears on the pregnancy test, the questions start whirling in every woman’s head. Where will I have my baby? Do I even like my care provider? Do I want to have a natural birth? Should I plan an induction? Then the family questions, friends’ opinions, and birthplace policies start […]
The birth of a new baby can elicit various feelings for everyone in the family, including any newly minted older siblings. Every individual child will react uniquely. While some may find their new role as “Big brother” or “Big Sister” brings pride, status, and new privileges and freedoms, others may wonder – “Why’d you go […]
Seven in ten girls believe that they’re not good enough or don’t measure up to society’s standards, whether it’s looks, performance in school, family life, or relationships with friends. Over 70% of girls age 15 to 17 avoid normal daily activities, such as simply attending school, when they’re feeling insecure.