Prayer, Meditation, and the Brain

Step eleven of the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous reads, “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry

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More Problems with Parents’ Phone Addiction

Parents who spend too much time on their phone ignore their children. Moreover, their children feel ignored, research has revealed, and feel they have to fight for their parents’ attention. Simultaneously, parents and children feel the other spends too much

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What about Parents Addicted to Their Phones?

Many articles and topics of research focus on the effect that technology addiction has on children. Likewise, there is a vast amount of information on how technology affects teenagers, young adults, grown ups, and romantic relationships. The Macquarie Dictionary coined

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Should Apple Take Responsibility for Kids’ Phone Addictions?

Before technology was the phenomenon that it is today, when kids were getting cell phones that weren’t even smart, many parents were worried. The AOL generation was growing up connected to the web and patterns of ADHD, technology addiction, as

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Turning to Prayer When Cravings Have Your Child Turning Toward Relapse

Relapse is what happens when someone in recovery loses his ability to say “no” to picking up a drink or a drug again. Whether it is one hit, one drink, one day, or one year, relapse happens when a child

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Logan Paul: How to Talk to Your Kids about the Video, the Content, and Logan Paul

Our kids are glued to their phones every moment that they can be, unless we have enacted strict digital device rules and regulations in our households. Without parental controls programmed into their phones, there is little control that we have

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Logan Paul: Understanding the Scandalous Situation

If you’re the parent of a child anywhere between the ages of 7-17, there’s a chance you’ve caught your kid flashing a sign with their hands that looks like an M. You might have heard catch phrases coming out of

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What Do Children Think When they Lie?

When a parent catches a child in an elaborate lie there is at least one split second where the parent is thinking two distinct things. First, a parent is overwhelmingly angry with the child for lying and going to such

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Understanding the brain of a Teen with a Bad Attitude

Parents of teens can have it rough. Hormones, social pressures, academic pressures, and a changing identity can leave teens moody, demanding, rude, restless, irritable, and discontent. Bring drugs and alcohol into the equation and parents are faced with an even

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Bring More Mindfulness to Your Parenting this Year

Mindfulness is a term we come to hear often when our adolescent or teenage male is in treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. In the last few years, mindfulness has become a sweeping trend in the United States and around

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Are You Being Emotionally Manipulated by Your Child?

Addiction can bring out the worst in our children. Drugs and alcohol are mind altering substances which change the structure of the brain. If our children already have a tendency toward emotional hysterics, their abuse of drugs and alcohol, as

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Will My Child Ever Recover from Addiction?

Recovery can be defined as “a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength” as well as “the action or process of regaining possession or control of something stolen or lost.” Recovery is not defined as “a cure

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