Commentary

Wed
19
Nov

Mind and Body: Part V

An elderly man (over age 65) has been caring for his wife, friend, mate, and companion for nearly half his life. The two have weathered many personal and family challenges, the Great Depression, two-War War’s and several other major world events of significance.
 
Wed
12
Nov

Mind and Body: The Process of Healing Pain, Part III

In the last two years increased awareness has been given to cancer especially breast cancer. You see pink everywhere. You see athletes in college sports and professional sports sporting pink head, wrist, and bands along with pink shoes or pink towels.
 
Wed
12
Nov

Voter Fraud and Voter I.D.

One of the biggest voter frauds may be the idea promoted by Attorney General Eric Holder and others that there is no voter fraud, that laws requiring voters to have a photo identification are just attempts to suppress black voting
 
Wed
05
Nov

Random Thoughts

Random thoughts on the passing scene: • The great boxing champion Joe Louis once said about one of his opponents, who was known for his speed: "He can run but he can't hide." In the Congressional elections this year, many Democrats are
running away from Barack Obama, but they can't hide their record of voting for Obama's agenda more than 90 percent of the time.
 

 

Wed
08
Oct

Random Thoughts

Random thoughts on the passing scene: • What a non-judgmental society amounts to is that common decency is optional
— which means that decency is likely to become less common. • The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the
Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt for the Constitution 
 
Wed
08
Oct

The Impact of Family Structure on Young Children

The impact of family structure can be detrimental to children. Are you complicating divorce or separation from your spouse or partner? You may want to consider the facts and the potential impact on the child. The roles of mother and father during the formative years between birth and preschool are crucial for developmental periods for a child.
 
Wed
01
Oct

Alarming Facts about Teen Cell Usage

Jessica (not real name) is excited about getting permission to drive solo to the store for a few items for dinner. She is so excited she begins to text a friend about driving the car to the store along. She probably was all smiles. Jessica continues to text while driving to the store and is distracted when it comes time to pull into the store parking lot. 
 
Wed
01
Oct

Who Wants War?

Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the ISIS crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war. In all my 84 years, I cannot recall a time when most Americans wanted war. That is something we should be proud of. But wars are not always optional.
 
Wed
24
Sep

LateTalking Children

Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age two, three or even four, can appreciate what a blessing it can be to have someone who can tell them what to do — and what not to do.
 
Wed
24
Sep

Myths and Facts of Mental Illness

The treatment of mental illness has come a long ways since the early days of diagnoses and treatment in the early 1900’s. The facilities for the mentally ill have made great strides but more improvements are needed to treat this special population.
A family with a love one suffering from the more than 200 mental illness knows the personal struggles of the family member and for the caregivers
 

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