Slowing Down the Fast-Track Child

By: Gary R. Collins It has been called the most wonderful time of the year – a time of happiness, excitement, good food, and good times with friends. It’s a …

Kids Need Sleep

By: Archibald D. Hart, Ph.D., FPPR Is there any issue more troublesome for parents than getting kids to bed? From the moment offspring discover they have a will of their …

Fighting Fear

By: Archibald D. Hart Like many of you, I have been preoccupied these last few months with thoughts about terrorism and our battle against it. For some it has been …

Embracing Change

By: Archibald D. Hart, Ph.D., FPPR. There are really only two types of people – those who accept the need for change and those who don’t. The former grow; the …

Curbing Youthful Violence

By: Gary R. Collins We live in a violent culture – everybody knows that. Neighborhoods in many large cities have become urban war zones, and now violence among adolescents is …

Coping with Conflict

By: Gary R. Collins It’s a part of life. It divides nations and splits churches. It disrupts families and creates chaos for all of us at times. It can lead …

What is Codependency?

By: Gary R. Collins I once attended a church where we prayed repeatedly for a family with an alcoholic father and husband. We rejoiced when the man turned from his …

Anorexia

By: Gary R. Collins Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by a preoccupation with food and physical appearance, fear of gaining weight, and a prolonged refusal to eat. The result …