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22 March 2014
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Addiction Can be Anything

  The word “addiction” is often used to refer to any behavior that is out of control in some way. Addiction is defined as not having control over doing, taking or using something, to the point where it could be harmful to you. Addiction is most commonly associated with gambling, drug, alcohol and nicotine, but it’s possible […]


21 March 2014
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How I Stayed Married for 17 Years – Guest Post by Regina Yvette Hall

I continue to praise God for the wonderful people he places in my life, especially the women.  I have had instances of cattiness, drama and shadiness, but not often.  One of the first people I met when I moved to Texas was my friend Regina.  She lived a couple of houses down from me and […]


20 March 2014
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Family
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Six Life Skills Children Need to Grow Up Healthy and Happy

Child development expert Jenna Bilmes says that children need the following life skills to grow up happy and healthy. She writes from an early learning perspective, but these principles apply in families as well. 1. Attachment: healthy attachment comes from a child’s physical and emotional needs being met consistently by a primary caregiver (usually mom) […]


17 March 2014
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Family
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What do you do?

Would you allow your sibling(s) to move in and live with you for several or many years? When I say several or many, I am thinking about 2-10 years, with them they maybe raising their child from birth. Now picture this, you are single at the time, no child (ren) of your own, your sibling(s) […]


13 March 2014
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Counseling
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Bipolar Tidbit

Yesterday’s weather: 80 degrees. I was able to lounge out on the patio, sip on some iced tea and read a book with sunglasses on. Spring is finally here! Less than 24 hours… Today’s weather: 19 degrees. I am currently wearing three layers of clothing, bundled up on the couch with a blanket and wood […]


12 March 2014
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Gottman’s Sound Relationship House, Part 7

This is the final installment of our series on John Gottman’s research-proven principals of marriage. The final level of Gottman’s Sound Relationship House is Create Shared Meaning. Creating shared meaning means that both partners have the same vision for their life together. They agree–for the most part–on everything from parenting techniques to how they want […]


11 March 2014
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Spiritual Growth
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Resolving to Look Up

Hmmm, has anyone else noticed that the gym isn’t quit as full as it was 2 months ago? People’s social media status posts are much less motivational and overall I don’t hear anyone talking about resolutions.  Everyone was so excited in January to make life long changes but how many of us maintain the consistency […]


10 March 2014
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Family
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Spring Break Ideas

    Spring break is upon us….kids love the time off, but parents may be wondering what to do that won’t break the bank! If taking a family vacation is out of the question, don’t worry. There are plenty of fun activities that will keep kids engaged and parents happy!! Spring break can be a […]

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