The New Year begins with many new gifts, gadgets, experiences, and many completely new opportunities. At the end of 2017, I welcomed a new addition to my personal family. Ellis Andrew Watkins’ birth was celebrated … Read the rest
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Teen Dating Violence (TDV) is aggression that takes place in the context of the romantic relationships of teenagers. Authorities agree that the hostility can be broken down into three basic types of aggression: … Read the rest
If you have teenage girls in your life, or if you have been one yourself, you are already aware that most teen girls would like to change something about their physical appearance. With the … Read the rest
The latest definition of “stealthing” involves a sexual behavior in which a condom is removed during the sex act without the knowledge or consent of the sexual partner. Although the practice itself is not new, … Read the rest
MI recently completed a two and a half day Building Family Connections (BFC) Curriculum training in Natchez, MS. The BFC program trains facilitators to teach parenting adults how to talk to their children about sex. There … Read the rest
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My father was a Baptist preacher, and he used to quote Scripture to us often to teach us life lessons. All nine of us had one memorized from his mouth, and that was Proverbs 22:6: “Train up a … Read the rest