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  • Jordan Bone’s Inspirational Story | My Beautiful Struggle | Youtuber Uses Channel to Make a Difference
    Jordan Bone’s Inspirational Story | My Beautiful Struggle | Youtuber Uses Channel to Make a Difference

    If you haven’t heard about fashion blogger Jordan Bone yet I can’t wait to tell you about her. She used her channel to tell her powerful story of overcoming a personal challenge. Jordan not only gives us hope to walk through whatever we are facing but she also encourages all of us to be kind to one another online and to realize that everyone has a story. Watch this incredibly transparent story “MY BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLE” and take a moment to think […]

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  • Back to School | 4 Things Our Teens Will Face and How to Help
    Back to School | 4 Things Our Teens Will Face and How to Help

    Back to school, the start of a new year, time to clean out the closets, dust the house and pack brand new backpacks.  It feels fresh and exciting.  My teen is starting his Freshman Year of high school, and my little guy is starting Kindergarten, so as you can expect, I am a pile of nerves.   It is exciting sending our kids back to school with high hopes and new adventures.  And let’s be honest, it’s time to get […]

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  • How to Help | 10 Ways to Be a Good Friend in Grief
    How to Help | 10 Ways to Be a Good Friend in Grief

    It is very awkward to be around someone going through grief of any kind. Even after the loss of my mom, I still find it hard to know how to be there for someone else going through a similar situation. Here are 10 ideas to help someone who is grieving: 1. Don’t share stories of your personal loss in an attempt to relate. You don’t need empathy to have sympathy. Just like when someone is pregnant and everyone loves to […]

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  • How to Protect Your Teen on Their iPhone, iPads and Other Devices and Social Media
    How to Protect Your Teen on Their iPhone, iPads and Other Devices and Social Media

    Youth Advocate, Speaker and MOM of a TEEN, tries social media protection tools and shares insight into apps.  Watch the video to learn how to setup protective tools for your teens iPhone, iPad and other devices. Social media parent protection tools: Mobicip.com This app is an internet browser that is free at it’s lowest level that prevents your student to view: Adult Content: Adult Nudity, Adult Naturism, Porn, Sexual With a paid subscription, it allows you to do much more. […]

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  • Teen Supports Her Mom Through Breast Cancer | A Hope-Filled Family Walking Through Treatment | Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Teen Supports Her Mom Through Breast Cancer | A Hope-Filled Family Walking Through Treatment | Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    “Instead of seeing the word cancer in capitals, see the word HOPE all in capitals this confirms that you are going to have hope, and it’s not so scary.” – MariaA Breast Cancer survivor shares her story of walking through the news and treatment with her teenage daughter by her side. Check out Alyssa’s article HERE Alyssa & Maria Please SHARE to help others Article to come next week from Alyssa breaking down her journey with her mom. SUBSCRIBE to […]

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  • #Depressed | Where Your Teens Hashtag Leads | 4 Ways for Parents to Protect from Destructive Instagram and Twitter Communities
    #Depressed | Where Your Teens Hashtag Leads | 4 Ways for Parents to Protect from Destructive Instagram and Twitter Communities

    Did you know that the hashtag (#)Depressed has 9,678,617 posts on Instagram and counting? And that’s just one in that category. #Depression has 8,814,561, cutting has 4,040,598 and #suicide has 5,367,268. Students have found a group through social media that is the antithesis of support. This group of mostly young teens is filled with pictures and comments encouraging one another to go deeper into cutting, depression and often resulting suicidal thoughts. The internet and social media are great places to offer a […]

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