Child Abuse Related Incidents and Deaths More Than Doubled in Twenty Years

Why have these statistics risen? In the early 1990s, I reported that child abuse related incidents and deaths were on the rise. The U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect had declared a “national emergency” in August 1990. That year alone, there were more than 1200 child fatalities related to abuse in the United … Continue reading Child Abuse Related Incidents and Deaths More Than Doubled in Twenty Years

Think Twice Before Purchasing a Memory Foam Mattress

Just under four years ago my husband and I decided to make an investment on a good mattress. Both of us had back and neck problems from sleeping on cheap mattresses, plus we wanted to upgrade to something bigger. We researched memory foam mattresses – which were getting high reviews at the time about how … Continue reading Think Twice Before Purchasing a Memory Foam Mattress

Presidents Throughout History Have Served, Improved This Country

How many people know that Presidents Day is actually George Washington’s birthday? In honor of Presidents Day, tributes are paid to some of the most famous U.S. presidents. Four of the most influential men to hold the highest position in the executive branch of the government were George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore … Continue reading Presidents Throughout History Have Served, Improved This Country

Single on Valentine’s Day? Better Than Being in a Relationshit

Valentine's Day is here and you’re single. So what? For singles that dread this day of phony love, V-Day is just another reminder of those horrible, yet unforgettable, relationshits (type-o deliberate). Sometimes, old relationships linger in minds forever, stabbing at the corners of brains, causing fear of even the most prospective future mates. While there … Continue reading Single on Valentine’s Day? Better Than Being in a Relationshit