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  • It's ok to change the rules!
    Are you afraid if you “change the rules” with your child that it will hurt them?
    Parents are often afraid of the upset it will cause when they begin to set boundaries or change the rules so they “put up with” the problems that their children are causing with their behavior. By doing this you are creating more...
  • Depression
    Depression Abounds
    Depression is one of the most debilitating diseases to strike a human being. It's a confusing and painful disease that needs to be understood. As proven by the recent heartwrenching, tragic loss of the great comedian, Robin Williams, to this...
  • MADC
    Nighttime thoughts
    3:30 a.m. and I'm awake - FINALLY!! Chemo really knocked me on my butt this time. Friday and Saturday, I felt great (well, not great, but you know) but since Sunday, I have basically just slept non-stop. Constant naps. Up for about an hour...
  • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step
    The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step
    There's something to be admired about a person who has dreams and aspirations. It means they've discovered their purpose, or at least what they feel is their purpose in life. With that understanding comes a journey that is driven by the...
  • 5 Handy Items to Keep in Your Vehicle When Traveling
    5 Handy Items to Keep in Your Vehicle When Traveling
    Every traveler wishes for incident-free trips to see local landmarks, historical sites or geographical wonders. But sometimes emergencies happen and help is not always a simple cell phone call away.No one wants to encounter a problem with their...
  • Fighting Ebola-2
    Support needed for 'Give a Glove - Pass It On'
    It isn't something we see every day, but this morning, on the AllAfrica.com news website, a plea is being issued, and it is one the world needs to hear. The AllAfrica Foundationis asking the world for help in their fight with the deadly Ebola...
  • How can you help if you have no first aid skills?
    How can you help if you have no first aid skills?
    Although having first aid skills is preferable, there are ways for bystanders to help those who give first aid during an emergency, even if these bystanders have no first aid skills. Examples of such help might include:Calling 911 for an ambulance...
  • 3 words someone with mental illness should know
    3 words someone with mental illness should know
    It’s unpredictable and it‘s very hard to live with. Do you cover up for a friends or family member’s mental illness by taking the blame? Do you feel that if the person with mental illness cared about you they would seek help? Are...
  • What's on your Face Book?
    Is your Face Book account posting too much or not posting at all?
    After soliciting the assistance of a Face Book friend and Small Group member, we discovered that things were not showing up on our news feeds. Face Book has changed a lot of things (see ‘List Pictures’) and may not have notified their...
  • Pro Tip: Transfer apps from phone storage to MicroSD card in Windows Phone 8.1!
    Pro Tip: Transfer apps from phone storage to MicroSD card in Windows Phone 8.1!
    File management is becoming critical on our mobile devices. We routinely have to manage several different storage buckets between computers, phones and tablets, and the "clouds" floating all around us.With out ability to save days worth...
  • Christmas
    Every day is Christmas Syndrome
    The origins of the holiday known as “Christmas” are not widely agreed upon, but for the modern Christian, this holiday should be a time to deeply reflect on the person of Jesus Christ. It is a time to celebrate God’s ultimate...
  • Missing couple in Afghanistan pleads for help in video
    Missing couple Afghanistan: Pregnant American woman held by Taliban, help video
    A missing couple in Afghanistan has just had videos of them desperately asking for help from their families and the U.S. government released this week to the American public. News of 28-year-old Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Joshua Boyle, has...
  • Baby Blue Jay
    What to do when you find a baby bird out of the nest...
    I wish I had of thought of doing this article earlier in the season but the information will still be useful. It's that time of year, everything is in bloom and there are lots of new animals being born. Earlier this week I was letting my cat...
  • Crazy talk
    Crazy talk
    Ever think what it would be like to pull the trigger on the anger deep inside you and blast half the population of your town into oblivion?Crazy talk, huh?But it happens. All the time. Ol' hairy Samson was so crazy for Delilah he pulled down a...
  • A Collection of Windows Phones Showing Cortana
    Windows Phone 8.1 Keyboard Tricks: Slide for Special Characters and Punctuation.
    Windows Phone has been playing catch up to Android and iOS since it was first released. Basic services we took for granted on other platforms were initially missing, but Microsoft has taken a fairly significant step forward with the release of...