Child Development

Rachel Allison What has our society done to us? Has Hollywood and advertising caused us to focus on looks rather than depth, and instant gratification rather than virtue and self-control?  Have we become caught up with priorities that may bring status and recognition while true and lasting...

Ann Bailey Suicide, substance abuse, over-dosing, cutting, eating disorders, and other forms of self-injury are all obvious signs of distress and trauma among young people.  The number of adolescents who exhibit these destructive behaviors has been increasing for several decades.  Ever asked why?  Researchers in Australia...

Rachel Allison There are many causes in the world:  “Save the whales;” “Save the forests;” ”Save our environment;” “Preserve Freedom.;” and, of course, “Save the Family.” It’s important for people to have a cause.  It keeps us focused during our discretionary time on bettering our neighborhoods,...