Protective Factors Change Lives

We’ve all been in situations where we feel helpless to stop something bad from happening. Maybe you’re just a little too far away from someone who is falling to stop them. Perhaps you walk into a room just in time to see the knife slip and someone cut themselves badly while preparing a meal. These are just things that happen, …

Positive Resolutions

Many of us start out each year by looking at ourselves and our lives and setting goals for improvement. That’s nice, but they don’t really seem to stick. According to Forbes, 55% of people keep their resolutions for less than a year, and 11% for less than a month. Action-oriented goals are more likely to be kept than avoidance-oriented goals. …

It’s Not a Myth, It’s a Gift!

There is a truth that has been scientifically proven for generations that children raised in a two-parent household enjoy better lives. In today’s world, there are those who are trying to show that this truth is a myth. In reality, it is not a myth, but a gift. If you want to change the world, if you want to alter …

Is Marriage Important to a Child’s Development?

The story is told of a mother preparing a roast for Sunday dinner. She cuts a little off each end of the roast. As her daughter grows, she teaches her how to prepare the roast for Sunday dinner, cutting a little off each end. Her daughter marries and carries on the tradition of roast for Sunday dinner, cutting a little …