Help! My Dog’s Itching is Driving Me Crazy

One of the most common problems I see on a daily basis in my practice is itching dogs.  This is because an itching animal usually gets the owner’s attention.  Persistent chewing and scratching is not only frustrating to the owner, but miserable for the pet as well

Claims Vaping a Safe Alternative to Smoking Go up in Smoke

While smoke is not involved in vaping, a firestorm of controversy about the safety of vaping has filled the air recently.

A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

Screen Time Safety for Children: The Latest Research

Children who spend more than two hours per day looking at an electronic screen demonstrate decreased memory, diminished language skills, and shortened attention spans.

Saying Good-Bye to Pets

Putting a pet to sleep is one of the most difficult decisions a pet owner will ever have to make. Unfortunately, it's also a decision many owners want ...

Most Churchgoers Abstain from Alcohol Consumption, Survey Says

Out of 1000 Protestant churchgoers, 41% said they drink alcohol, while 59% said they don’t.

Locating Light Inside the Tunnel of Loss, Part 1

“There is light at the end of the tunnel.” This saying is intended to relieve our angst while experiencing difficulties, reminding us that things will improve. But, what about the Tunnel of Loss that occurs when you lose a child; in some cases, your only child or all your children?

The Latest Research on Baby Walkers

By Ginny Cruz Baby walkers are back in the news. According to a new study published October 2018 in Pediatrics, more than 230,000 children under fifteen months of age were treated...

Approaching Cancer with a Merry Heart

When my 59-year-old husband, Bert, was diagnosed with Stage 4A colon cancer (metastatic to the liver), the Lord immediately brought this verse to mind.

Seven-Day Plan for Getting Off Sugar and Carbs

By following the seven-day outline below you will feel better, gain clarity of mind, increase your energy, and improve your health.

Business

Christians, Work, and Bad Behavior

As a 34-year employee of the Federal government, including 20 years as a manager, I saw all kinds of behavior: professional, unprofessional, and downright...

Questions To Ask Before Taking Social Security

Social Security can be an important part of your retirement income. So, before you start making decisions about your payments, you’ll want to know...

Financial Tips For Single Women

What are your financial goals? Men and women face the same economic stress factors of modern life, but women still face specific obstacles.

Education

Homeschooling for the Non-homeschool Family

It’s definitely business as usual within our home. We homeschool, which means I have all the sharpened pencils, paper, and saved curriculum just waiting to be printed out! Not much has changed since COVID-19 reared its ugly head into our day-to-day lives. While our life...