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How To Survive Inflation

By: Terry Blanton MSW, LCSW The country is facing economic issues, and you may feel the pain as the cost of food, gas, housing, and everything else increases in price. While your income has stayed the same and your needs have increased, you may feel financially pinched. So, what can you do?

I’m Glad You’re Mine

By: Jami McDermott Valentine’s Day is here, and the stores are filled with heart-shaped candy boxes, roses, and cute little stuffed animals all dressed in bright red and pink, stamped with cute little comments to tell you that someone loves you and thinks you are special. Expectations and emotions are stirred as you are inundated […]

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Take a “Parent Break”: Refresh YOU!

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 […]

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Anchoring to Joy: How to Cultivate Peace in the Chaos of Life

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 […]

Teen To Teen: Learning to Love Myself, Day by Day

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.

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Reaching Out for Help

Teen To Teen is a series of blogs written by teen authors for teens on topics that matter most to them. Please Note: “Teen to Teen” should be considered peer to peer advice and support. It is not given in place of professional consult or care. Some people naturally struggle with reaching out and asking […]

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Teen To Teen: Mission Possible: Love Yourself, Love Your Body

Authored by: Elizabeth Petruso Teen To Teen is a series of blogs written by teen authors for teens on topics that matter most to them. Please Note: “Teen to Teen” should be considered peer to peer advice and support. It is not given in place of professional consult or care. Whether you are a size […]

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Teen To Teen: When I Need a Pick Me Up: Disney Quotes Sure to Brighten Anyone’s Day

Authored by: Darby Duncan Teen To Teen is a series of blogs written by teen authors for teens on topics that matter most to them. Please Note: “Teen to Teen” should be considered peer to peer advice and support. It is not given in place of professional consult or care. Everyone gets down now and […]

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Teen To Teen Dating: A Guide to Healthy Relationships

Authored by: Catherine Cato & Jessica Bodmer Teen To Teen is a series of blogs written by teen authors for teens on topics that matter most to them. Please Note: “Teen to Teen” should be considered peer to peer advice and support. It is not given in place of professional consult or care.

7 Ways To Empower The Women In Our Lives

We live in a time where more than ever, women are working to be heard and seen in society—to have our unique needs and gifts understood and validated, to celebrate all that we are and to have our stories told. We often hear the word “empowerment” used in these conversations surrounding women’s issues, but we […]