Category Archives: choices

Broken? Yes. Too Broken To Be Fixed? NEVER!

We adapt, adjust, we get by, and we work really, REALLY hard to “act normal” and not let anyone see how wounded we really are… that is until we meet… Continue reading

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Keys To Happiness #4

Quit getting offended. Period. And what I mean by be getting offended allowing yourself to feel hurt or anger because of what someone else says or does. Until you learn this one important thing, you will live your life feeling … Continue reading

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Essential Money Lessons To Teach Your Children

Parents teach their children many things, but something that seems to slip through the cracks is the lesson about money. This mistake is easy to make; sometimes, money is the last thing anyone wants to talk about at the end of the day. However, children take in lessons about many things including money every day on their own. If you don’t teach them accordingly, then they may develop the wrong habits. https://twitter.com/dollardiligence Continue reading

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A New Resource for Fighting CSEC

This week’s blog is about two new resources that can help prevent the tragedy of trafficking and can help with care of rescued victims. Many kids who get involved in trafficking go into it without a fight. They are compliant victims. … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking 101

The Problem The FBI estimates that 100,000 children are sold right here in the United States for sex each year, including in child sex trafficking, child sex tourism, and child pornography. There is not a single state in the US … Continue reading

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Advice for the Unwanted & Unloved

Have you ever felt like a loser? Like the only one not chosen for a team? Like the only one not invited to the party? Although many people don’t admit it, most of us have felt that feeling of being … Continue reading

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When Dysfunctional is Normal

Rhonda Sciortino: When a child grows up amidst sudden outbursts of yelling and screaming or worse, physical violence, it changes the child. It influences the way his or her brain develops, the assumptions he or she makes, and the risks he … Continue reading

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Never Show Weakness

For over 25 years, I’ve been frustrated because my husband doesn’t help me carry the groceries in from the car. I’ve stewed about having to be the one who remembers what we need, drives to the store, deals with traffic, … Continue reading

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You May Say I’m A Dreamer

Originally published by Foster Focus Magazine. I have some big dreams and visions. And I’m not the only one. There are lots of us who want to do big things with our lives. We want to make our lives count … Continue reading

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If I could give you anything, I’d give you these 10 things:

I would give you eyes to see yourself as the awesome person you are. I would give you a healthy awareness and confidence in your strengths and an acceptance of your weaknesses. I would give you an ability to speak … Continue reading

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