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Managing the Love Affair with Technology

By |May 31st, 2015|Family Life, Technology|

Getting a novel gadget or using technology in a new way is much like entering into a new relationship. I remember when I got my first computer: I was in love. I remember when I [...]

How To Raise a Happy, Healthy Teen

By |April 30th, 2015|Family Life, General News, Happiness, Relationships|

Whether you have a teenage girl or a teenage boy, there's a lot going on physically in that body and brain. As a parent, you can create some simple physical conditions to help support your [...]

Signs Your Son Has A Technology Addiction

By |March 27th, 2015|Family Life, General News, Happiness, Relationships, Technology|

Boys have a hard enough time concentrating, contemplating, and reflecting -- all executive functions centered in the prefrontal cortex of the brain, an area where teenage males are naturally not as fast to mature as [...]

7 Tips for Diagnosing Your Child’s Brain Disorder

By |February 27th, 2015|Family Life|

Over the last two decades, the number of brain disorder diagnoses in general has increased exponentially. While some of this increase is due to kids being diagnosed with disorders they don’t have, there is a [...]

Baby Steps Toward Healing

By |January 30th, 2015|Recovery|

Perhaps you are a single mother who is working full time. Your kids are with a babysitter or in day care all day. You feel angry, bitter, guilty. Or, maybe you’re a pastor or youth [...]

Stuck in a Virtual Reality

By |December 30th, 2014|Technology|

I’ve always loved books and reading. As a kid, I could lose myself for hours in an exotic faraway place, transported by the combination of someone else’s written word and my own imagination. There was [...]

Overcoming Holiday Stress

By |November 30th, 2014|Anxiety, Family Life, Happiness|

The holiday season is supposed to be filled with bright lights, delicious food, warmth, and loved ones. It is a time to be grateful for the abundance in your life, and to share your gratitude [...]

Technology Addiction is Real

By |October 31st, 2014|General News|

We’ve all joked about the anxiety we’ve felt when our cell phone is misplaced and scoffed in disbelief at “life before the internet.” While these comments are often made lightly, the weight of technology addiction [...]

Why Young Men Turn To Violence and Commit School Shootings

By |October 28th, 2014|Press Release|

Media Contacts: Beth Chapman, 816.835.0306, bethc@aplaceofhope.com, Dr. Jantz Media Representative (Edmonds, WA) October 28, 2014 – Spurred by the most recent school shooting at ‪Marysville Pilchuck High School in Washington state, Dr. Gregory Jantz, noted [...]