"Life Sucks!" says your teenage daughter. What do you do?

  This isn't just about daughters, this is how you talk to any child, any age about problems relating to low self-esteem, depression, low self-worth, etc....more

Teen Suicide is on the Rise: Parents Learn the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide

This morning I was watching the news while I was eating my breakfast and caught the tale end of a  news story about teen suicide.  This isn’t the first news story that I have heard on the news about teens trying to commit suicide or actually following through with it....more

Bullying: Amanda Todd's Death Inspires Change

Amanda Todd was just 15 years old. I say she was because on October 10th, 2012 she killed herself. Amanda was a victim of bullying....more

Suicide- A Young Girl Kills Herself

Thank you for sharing about this documentary and calling attention to this issue. I'm so proud ...more

Sorry New York Times: There Aren't Two Sides to Bullying

According to the New York Times, some folks out there have decided that anti-bullying measures in schools around the country are a new prong of attack in the Homosexual Agenda. The dissenters, of course, don’t claim to be in favor of bullying, only opposed to telling kids that being gay is not a reason to bully someone. I’m not sure exactly what the difference is when bullying takes a homophobic tone. ...more

What I love about Sesame Street is that it has been showing various combination's of family for ...more

It Gets Better: How to Fight Homophobia

At dinner last night, TW and I were happily reading our Twitter streams and surfing our feeds when we both noticed the great news out of our former home state of Florida. The ban on gay adoptions has been ruled unconstitutional and Governor Crist says Florida will immediately stop the ban on gay adoptions. ...more

Wow, that's a gorgeous family. I knew you had kids, but SIX of them? WOW. As you know, I had two ...more

Bullies: Sound The Alarm

Bullies: Sound the Alarm  Is your child the target, the delinquent or the spectator?  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that suicide is the third leading cause of death in fifteen to twenty four year olds, surpassed only by accidents and homicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people aged 15 to 24 and the fourth leading cause of death for children between the ages of 10 and 14. ...more

Is Bigger Always Better?

Legally, MySpace Mom Not Guilty of Much in Megan Meier Case

The verdict is in on Lori Drew, 49, the Missouri "MySpace Mom" accused of setting up a fake account to taunt 13-year-old Megan Meier, reports CNN. ...more

Well-written and thoughtful post, Nordette.

This case reminds me of the Texas ...more