Banking on a Miracle
Becoming a parent can be daunting. So many choices. So many decisions. Car seats, cribs,...

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New beginnings can be thrilling and horrifying. The heart-racing excitement parents and college-bound kids feel just before the big send-off is often over-shadowed by an...

So, I wouldn’t want to repeat my high school years. I wouldn’t go back to that awkward stage when I was faking my way of...

A child’s inspiration comes from many different places, so why shouldn’t it come from your walls. With so many options available for decorating, wallpapering and...

Final Examination

Parents know the story. They could write the story. In the final weeks before summer break, their little ones start talking about exam week. Then the thick, dog-eared review packets...

Loving Math

We often see in the media how American children aren’t keeping up with the rest of the world...

Busy Bees

They are busy “spelling” bees! Sisters Bianca and Sasha DeSilva of Largo are super spellers! They have...

Citizens of the World

Students today live in a world where building connections with other cultures is as easy as turning on...

Saving is for Babies

As a parent, you strive to teach your child life’s most important lessons. Always say please and thank you, treat others the way you want to be treated and never...

Miles to Go

Not getting a hit all season had worn him down. While coaching first base, I prepared myself for...

Parents – The Great Influence

Just recently there was a video from the Today Show that showed just how easily our underage youth...

Keeping It Clean

Conflict coexists with relationships. It’s unavoidable (no matter how satisfied you are together). It’s how we manage conflict...

Reclaiming Our Earth

April (for most of the country) is when trees and flowers start to bloom again. We here in Florida don’t see the earth renew itself each year like families up...

Financial CPR

As you pay off the bills for your holiday shopping sprees, you may find your bank account is...

Move-In Ready?

If you’ve been waiting for the Tampa Bay area’s real estate market to rebound, your wait is over....

Reimagine That!

It all started several years ago with a hutch. I wanted one; specifically, large and solid wood. I...

Upward Kids

Denham teaches a pre-k yoga class at the Bob Sierra Family Y in Carrollwood. Her Y students range from 3 to 4 years old. Yoga for kids is a growing...

The Whole Child

Last October, a seventh-grade student at Sparks Middle School in Nevada shot and killed a teacher and wounded...

Love Your Heart this Valentine’s Day

The Beatles once sang “All You Need is Love.” That’s a nice sentiment, but even in this month...

Girl Power

Early in my career, while working as a psychotherapist with adolescent girls and their families, I developed a...