Monday, December 11, 2017


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Family traditions come in many forms. They may occur daily or may only happen occasionally. Here's how you can build bonds that last using family tradition!

Using Family Traditions to Build Bonds That Last

Around Halloween this year, my daughters (ages 4 and 9) started asking about baking Christmas cookies together! While this may be off-season, my daughters were ready to start planning our “Girls Cookie Baking Day.”Each...
"Cyberbullying" has been increasing over the years. Many "internet trolls" are hiding behind the screen due to anonymity and cyber courage on the Internet.

Hiding Behind the Screen: Anonymity, Cyber Courage, and Cyberbullying

The internet and social media have created a number of new ways we can conceive our identities and relationships. It has impacted the way we form social comparisons and evaluate our own achievements and...
Striking Balance Between Real Life and Online Gaming

Striking Balance Between Online Gaming and Real-Life Interactions

The Impact of Online Gaming Some wonder what the long-term impact of the increasing extent to which we socialize over the internet will have on real-life social connectedness and interaction.  As noted in previous articles on...
Navigating the rules of texting and dating etiquette is one of the less fun aspects of dating in the 21st century. The psychology behind texting back is very interesting!

Texting and Dating Etiquette: The Psychology Behind Texting Back

The Psychology Behind Texting Back Recommended listening: Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) – Backstreet Boys"Don't leave me hangin' here forever"The three dots and screenshots. Navigating the rules of texting and dating is one of...
How has social media affected your relationship? The impact of social media on relationships can be both positive and negative. Here are a few ways your relationship can benefit from social media!

The Impact of Social Media on Relationships

Social Media and Relationships Social media has undoubtedly blown up the world of beginning, maintaining, and ending relationships. While I’ve aged out of the dating pool, I remember the discovery of instant messenger (IM) and chat...