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Cutting: There is a Better Way

Cutting: There is a Better Way

I had never even heard of self-mutilation; then I came home one day to see a trail of blood across the kitchen floor. Following the blood splatters, I found my…

Five Nonstarters

Five Nonstarters

Raise your hand if your spouse does something that makes you want to scream, “I can’t stand it”!  Great all hands are raised.  So what does your better-half do?  Wet…

Help… ADHD 

Help… ADHD 

Has it been suggested your child has ADHD?  Are you worried that it may limit your child’s potential?  Would it help you to know that many famous people with ADHD…

Trouble at School; is it ADHD?

Trouble at School; is it ADHD?

Little Johnny is having trouble at school; the question being asked is, does he have ADHD? So how common is it for kids to have ADHD? Studies, which report on…

Boundaries in Marriage

Boundaries in Marriage

Never go into my wife’s kitchen.  Never criticize my wife’s driving. Never give my wife suggestions on how to cook. Never rearrange my husband’s closet.  Never have a conversation during…

Nanu Nanu – Good Bye for Now

Nanu Nanu – Good Bye for Now

Like many of you, the death of Robin Williams caused me to ask – why?  How could a man, who seemed to have it all, take his life. Depression is…

Roadmap for College Life 

Roadmap for College Life 

August 22, freshmen arrive at Longwood University and Hampton Sydney.  Orientation at UVA begins August 23.  Virginia Tech classes begin August 25.  August 27th is the first day of class…

Listening – with Eyes and Ears

Listening – with Eyes and Ears

Dad is reading and Mom is busy cooking. Molly walks in, “Can I ask you something?” “Sure,” Mom replies without looking up. “Well, everyone is going to the beach and…

Controlling Your Anger Buttons

Controlling Your Anger Buttons

How do you react when you get angry – in an unhealthy way or in a healthy way? An unhealthy way of dealing with your anger is to suppress it…

Anger Fades

Anger Fades

Cleveland, I am coming home! No so fast, LeBron, remember how mad Dan is at you? LeBron James made Dan Gilbert so angry; Dan wrote a letter mocking LeBron and…