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Ideas for travel destinations for the solo traveler and vacation destinations for the whole family.

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Dating a Texter

I don’t have children, so admittedly I haven’t a full understanding of a parents’ need to be in contact with their brood at all...
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Sexual Predator Grooming

  It made headlines around the world.   Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse against 10 boys and was sentenced to...
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Kids and Money: Lessons from Philip Seymour Hoffman

  As I was perusing Facebook this morning, I read a  trending article about Philip Seymour Hoffman.  The article was about how he  left his...
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Teens Hurt by Social Media – Tracing the Source of the Problem

Teens Hurt by Social Media – Tracing the Source of the Problem Friends Without Benefits, Nancy Jo Sales’ disturbing essay in the current Vanity Fair...
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Teens and Social Media: Cyberbullying

Cy·ber·bul·ly·ing: noun -- defined as, "The use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature." The stats are...

Work and Life – Three Tips to Make it More Than Just a Balancing...

I was recently asked about doing a speech on work life balance for a real estate business school. When chatting with the client I...

4UrKids: 5 Easy Confidence Boosters to Combat Bullying

Today's post is provided by guest Blogger: Jarrett Arthur Building a child’s confidence is one important way parents can work to keep their kids safe...
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6 Surprising Predictors of Relationship Compatibility

6 Surprising Predictors of Relationship Compatibility Many of us think we know which traits we want our ideal partner to have. Yet for some reason...
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5 Things Every Kid Should Know!

In the first part of this two-part blog series, we explored 8 primary reasons children do not disclose abuse. For a variety of reasons, 73%...

Teens and Social Media: 10 Scary Apps

  iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices have become "vital" appendages to most teens... it's how they connect with one another and the rest of the...