Name and Occupation: Judy Byington, MSW, LCSW, retired; CEO, Trauma Research Center, former Supervisor, Alberta Mental Health, Director, Provo Family Counseling Center and Author, “Twenty-Two Faces: Inside the Extraordinary Life of Jenny Hill and Her Twenty-Two Multiple Personalities” What do you love about being a woman? How women are able to share their true feelings […]Read more "Women’s History Month Spotlight: Judy Byington – Author of “Twenty-Two Faces”"
Domestic abuse encompasses many forms of abusive relationships. This could pertain to spousal or partner abuse, as well as child abuse. If you are in a relationship with a person, it’s important to protect yourself and your rights. You have every right to feel loved and protected, and anyone who undermines your safety and security […]Read more "How to Tell If You Are in An Abusive Relationship"
As parents and caregivers, we must often rely on individuals outside the immediate family to take care of our children. To ensure safety we must ask appropriate questions of potential caregivers. Some of these questions may be a bit scary but our own discomfort should be second to safety. Be confident in knowing that by […]Read more "Darkness to Light: Tips for Selecting Caregivers for Your Children"
By D2L.org It’s unfortunate that it takes national headlines to get people talking about a problem that is all too prevalent in our society. However, we can take advantage of this opportunity to shine the light on the issue of child sexual abuse and recognize that we all have a responsibility to protect children. This […]Read more "What We Can Learn From Penn State"
Since it’s Thanksgiving, it seems appropriate to suggest that we all give thanks to our bodies. That’s actually something I recommend on a daily basis. Most of us take our bodies for granted, frequently forcing them to do all kinds of things that they really don’t want to do, running around all day long instead […]Read more "Top Story – Sex and Relationships with Mikaya Heart: Give Thanks!"
I finished this book today called “3 NBs of Julian Drew” by James M. Deem. Wow! I can best describe how it affected me in two words: BLOWN AWAY. Julian is a 17 year old teenager who has to deal with a lot. His family moves around a lot. He has a stepmother and three […]Read more "Book Review: 3 NBs of Julian Drew"