“Is Fish Sleeping?”

“Is Fish Sleeping?”

“Is Fish Sleeping?” Helping a Child Through the Loss of a Pet By Ashley Smith, MAMFT, LPC-S From the fish they win at the fair to the puppy on their Christmas list, pets occupy such a special place in the hearts of children. The bond between pet and child is often immediate, unbreakable, and fiercely loyal. Sadly, they are also often the relationships in which our children first experience death and grief. As parents, Read more »
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November 09, 2018
Keeping Latchkey Kids Safe

Keeping Latchkey Kids Safe

Kids are back at school now and for many that means they will be going home to an empty house. These “latchkey kids,” as they are called, must take care of themselves for a few hours each day while parents are away. For many kids, the same is true during the summer months and school holidays. It is estimated that 40% of kids are left at home alone at some Read more »
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September 13, 2018
Where to start when choosing… Home Care Services?

Where to start when choosing… Home Care Services?

There are a number of reasons a person might be in a position of needing a little extra help around the home, personally or for a loved one. For the purposes of this article Well-Being focused on the kind of help one might require after a hospital stay from an illness or injury, when recuperating from surgery, or for someone who is growing older and needs more help with the Read more »
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September 13, 2018
Tackling the Tough Choices

Tackling the Tough Choices

helping teens navigate the perilous landscape of good decision-making By Laura Walker The human brain does not reach full development until the early to mid-twenties. The last part to fully mature is the frontal lobe, which controls decision-making. As with any skill, there are ways that parents can help their child develop positive decision-making skills, particularly when addressing topics such as sex, drug and alcohol use, and relationships. Your teen’s physical development and Read more »
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July 05, 2018
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in the news Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness
Posted Sat 11/10/2018 10:30PM

Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness JACKSON, Miss.– According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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November is National Diabetes Month This year’s National Diabetes Month focus is promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a read more »

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS
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Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new read more »

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