A great article and a guest contributor

This week’s guest contributor is Tara. Tara is a mom to a beautiful little girl named Olivia. Olivia is smart, sassy, athletic, smiley, care-free, and a great role model to other kids. 313 more words

... I remember.

I remember the day I came to the realization of Willy’s… situation. I remember it like it was yesterday, and every now and then it comes flooding back to me like it’s a brand-new realization, and each and every time it stings. 610 more words

Happy Holidays

Hi friends,
I’ve been feeling under the weather for the past two days (a cold), so I wanted to wish all of my Jewish readers, a very happy Chanukah. 221 more words

Is 'Mental' Ilnness & 'Addiction' Simply an Excuse for ongoing Bad Behavior?

Mental illness and Addiction are both categories of behaviors that are impossible to prove as ‘diseases’.  In fact, if you go to 10 different psychiatrists, you will get 10 different diagnoses!  243 more words

Addictive Medications

There's More Than 1 Type of ADD?!

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is one of the most prevalent disorders known today. Affecting anywhere between 5%-10% of the American population. But I bet most of you didn’t know that there are 7 types! 1,012 more words


Our badge of honor

As parents, care givers, friends, and family, we all wear different badges of honor. We wear an invisible cape that flows in the breeze. We are ripped with mental muscles and our super power is mind-over-matter. 133 more words

What a difference a year makes

Every now and then, my son will say or do something that makes me stop for a moment, take a step back, and “remember when.” This past Sunday was one of those moments where I just couldn’t stop smiling. 343 more words