It’s Veteran’s Day: If I Have To Tell You One More Time…

Nov. 11, 2011 As schools let out for the Friday Veteran’s Day holiday, I double-dog dare you to ask each child why they get the day off and submit the answers here for a positive parenting … [Read more...]

Summer Fun & The War Play Dilemma (+Online Gaming Stats)

May 22, 2014 Adding this article from The Guardian Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare; a non-gamer's guide and Jinny Gudmundsen's Common Sense Media's post, "10 Most Violent Video Games and 10+ … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Salute: Reverence, Reflection, Resources

May 27, 2016 Update Poignant new documentary trailer/film fundraiser about the impact of war on military families, called "Weight of Honor" which is a solemn reminder of sacrifices made, lives changed … [Read more...]

Celebrity Star Power To Benefit Urban Battlefields

May 24, 2009 See this “Tweet” at left? That’s the power of Twitter. Now get this…I’m not even ON Twitter. You heard right. No Twitter account. That means your content can be ‘tweeted’ even if … [Read more...]

Virtual Healing: War Torn Teens Face Reality Post-Iraq Duty

Aug. 20, 2016 Update Excellent points made in this MindShift feature on using virtual reality with children and adolescents. As Stanford begins to explore the positive use of VR in psychiatry and … [Read more...]

Memorial Day: Teach Your Children Well

May 26, 2014 Memorial Day Since people have continued to confuse Memorial Day and Veteran's Day I wanted to add one more simple comparison/contrast to help sort it out. Also, on Twitter, there will be … [Read more...]