How Can I Decide Without Knowing the Outcome?

By: Marci M When I was in 8th grade, I accidentally won a full scholarship to a private high school. It happened like this: my parents always told me that standardized test-taking is a skill in itself, so I should practice any chance I got. One day I learned that a small private high school in my hometown was offering a scholarship competition for anyone who wanted to spend two consecutive Saturdays taking standardized tests from 8 am – 5 pm. Gee, I wanted to find out if I could think that lo...
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How Can We Recover From Abuse?

By Amber D. It was early on a Monday morning. I was getting my children ready for school. My six year old daughter came up to me to get her hair done and out come the words that would forever change our family. "Mom, the babysitter is inappropriate when he babysits." I was in shock. What do you even say to that? I am afraid I may not have had my finest parenting moment just then. The answers to the questions I asked were very wishy-washy. It seemed like I couldn't get a straight answer. I did...
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