Child Abuse 27 April '17
A prank is a prank! But it's supposed to be a trick that is intended to be funny and not causing harm or damage.
Adoption 15 April '17
Maybe not all adoptees have emotional hang-ups that manifest into loneliness and behavioral problems. Unfortunately, a number of us have to live with the pain.
Opinion 1 April '17
The problem sets in when I turn to be too reactive. The result -- my surroundings and I repel, because both of us are "negatively charged." I see my daughter's irresponsibility, and I become impatient. My hubby seems careless and unreasonable, and I become cynical. I glean through an unfulfilled dream, and I get bitter and depressed.
Opinion 15 March '17
The real test whether you have moved on or not doesn't actually lie on having a new partner or a spouse. An unplanned personal encounter will reveal the real score.
Opinion 15 March '17
Some children are naturally compliant and others are exhibiting a wild and wooly will. Dr. James Dobson reveals, however, that the overriding principle is the same for men and women, mothers and fathers, coaches and teachers, pediatricians and psychologists.
Opinion 13 March '17
Becoming too social can distort our self image and values until we find ourselves alienated and hiding behind the shadows of our selfies.
Opinion 9 March '17
If we are not entrepreneurs and professionals who need to market our products and services online, we can surely live a more productive life, all the more so, when disconnected from Facebook.
Opinion 27 February '17
Any idea why some of our young people today seem to be lost and unmotivated to dream and pursue their dreams? This is because they have not been properly guided by their own families and their schools. Instead of encouraging the young ones to discover their natural abilities, we adults who are either older brothers or sisters, parents, schoolmates, friends or teachers are sometimes guilty of misjudging or letting them down.
Opinion 18 February '17
What will you do if you have accumulated a collection of your child's drawings?
Opinion 11 February '17
When our children know that they are loved and they have our focused attention, then they will take hold of and enjoy that freedom to communicate with us on a deeper level. They talk; we listen. We talk; they listen.
Opinion 10 February '17
"Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne?" (Isaiah 49:5a)
Opinion 31 January '17
As parents, we have this privilege of shaping our children's idea of what is beautiful. As our kids, however, get exposed to the bigger world of friends, media and entertainment, we are out to see the competition.
Opinion 27 January '17
It helps to be spiritual when one is pregnant. Ironically, though, some pregnant women turn too unspiritual in relation to their cravings.
Opinion 25 January '17
Parents should define to kids what is loving, appropriate and non-sexual touch. We can tell them as to how far moms or dads, siblings, close family relatives and friends are allowed to associate with them physically.
Opinion 20 January '17
A dose of selfie has its advantages. The drawbacks undoubtedly arise from an addiction or a "selfie overdose." If we are a present mom or dad who is concerned whether our child is going overboard or not, we will be able to prevent unhealthy selfie and its repercussions.
Opinion 17 January '17
The strength of the marital bond, unconditional love as the foundation of a solid relationship with a child and the principle of loving discipline, respectively, when implemented in every household, will prevent teenage delinquencies.
Opinion 5 January '17
Life is not simply all about self-indulgence nor beauty, fun, selfies, cute and cool stuff.