Browsing All posts tagged under »Surburbs«

Recognizing Addiction in Your Son or Daughter

September 23, 2009


Are You Enabling Your Child in the Addiction Process? If you are like most parents, your initial response to addiction in a child is “We are going to fix this problem?” The common initial thoughts of parents faced with an addicted child will include, I’m going to punish my child, or I’ll lecture him about the problems with doing drugs or alcohol, or I’ll ground him until he is 30!!

Angry Teenagers

July 3, 2009


"When I am really angry, there is no way I can control myself." Learning to manage one's anger is an essential life skill for anyone, but especially for teenagers who frequently use anger as a response to the frustrations and stresses of growing up.

Potent Heroin Listen to Him Speak ~

April 1, 2009


I read Dr. Keller’s blog each and everyday, and as I read I re-post ~ as I re-post his words just may help another – to reach another, so another shall not die! This is not a an issue isolated to the poor neighborhoods nor gang related ~ it is in our community ~ it […]

The Petition UPdate…

February 13, 2008


Over, 1000 signatures to date – with regards to the dedication of the Buffalo Grove Skate Park in honor of my son’s – death ~ One of the many comments left from someone who signed this petition: “While any loss of a loved one is painful, to lose a child in this manner is tragic. […]