How Important Are Family Services?

When it comes to mental health, services for the family should be of top priority. Without a healthy state of mind, families will deteriorate and fall apart. The goal of family therapy is to confront and address issues that affect the entire family. A good therapist can help a family work together to get to […] Read More

Web Accessibility

Recently a colleague’s youngest son was approved for an IEP (Individualized Education Program), a legal document under US law that is developed for each public school child who needs special education. It is created through a team of the child’s parents, teachers, and district personnel who are knowledgeable about the child’s needs. Their son has […] Read More

Tone of Voice in Communication

Tone of voice in communication refers to how you utilize words or phrases to create an impact on the audience. Tone of voice can change the meaning of a simple phrase like “What’s going on?” from a courteous question to a sarcastic remark. Check your tone! But what about tone of voice being used within […] Read More

Open-Minded Private Schools

When looking into private schools for his children, my son was specifically searching for private schools that were open-minded and inclusive; and one that included character education as an essential part of their students’ education. We understand today that education is a constantly evolving concept. As we progress through the Twenty-first Century, we can recognize […] Read More

Coping with the Aging Process

Coping with the aging process might be an understatement! It takes a little longer to get moving in the morning; getting to bed by 11 pm is a great night, and gray hairs are growing in places I can’t even see anymore. But as long as I fight it, the harder my life will be. […] Read More

Is It Better to Move in the Winter or Summer?

Summer and winter are on opposite sides of the spectrum when it comes to moving. Summer is the peak moving season, with nearly 45% of all moves occurring between Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to U-Haul Moving Statistics and Fun Facts. On the other hand, there are fewer people opting to move during the […] Read More

Is it Hard to Become a Programmer?

We could ask that same question for everything. And if we “think” beforehand that something will be “hard,” then guess what? It will be. We know this by now with all the information out there on how to “overcome” negative thinking. But what we’re talking about here isn’t that general of a topic. Programming is […] Read More