Archive | Blogs RSS feed for this section

“Brat to Bratworst – Dealing with Spoiled Teens” (Blog post written for Mark Gregston of Parenting Today’s Teen)

Blog Post Client: Parenting Today’s Teens (Heartlight), Mark Gregston Category: Parenting Agency: Roger Kemp & Co. Writer:  Jenni Keast Title: Brat to Bratworst – Dealing with Spoiled Teens Read online or posted text below: “My son is a hoarder,” the distraught mother told my friend. “I don’t know what to do about it. He just […]

Continue reading

The Cure for the Wandering Eye: A French morality play that should be required viewing this Valentine’s Day

Download 01 When I Fall In Love “A strange metallic voice kept telling him, “You have to rise to this occasion.”-Narrator, Bastille, Paris Je T’Aime  Criticize the French all you want, I defy anyone to match the short feature, *Bastille,  from the film Paris Je T’Aime for a morality tale that affirms the sacrosanctity of […]

Continue reading

Faces: The Father of Our Country vs. the King of Con. They Only Look Alike.

Put a ruffled shirt on the man on the right, an axe in his hand and a cherry tree sapling in his backyard and you might even be persuaded to cross the Delaware with this guy—yes, even in the dead of winter, and in a leaky boat no less. Barring a boat ride across the […]

Continue reading

Building Character in Children: What a Single Mom Learned from Her Daughter About Sports

The Long Green Mile: Some of us get there faster than others. The important thing is to get there. As a single mother there were many things I regretted and one of them was not realizing the potential that high school team sports could have in developing the character of a teenager. Chalk it up […]

Continue reading

Blog: Hope for the Heroes – Lost in Translation: Music that Doesn’t Soothe the Savage Beast

Blog: Hope for the Heroes – Lost in Translation: Music that Doesn’t Soothe the Savage Beast    (Published version of this post can be downloaded at the end of this more readable, text-only post.) Crying the blues—or even a rock song that can evoke the blues—could be cathartic for some, catastrophic for others. For 23-year-old returning […]

Continue reading

Blog: Hope for the Heroes – When Hollywood Had Heroes: What Got Jimmy Stewart through 20 Combat Missions

(Text-only blog writing sample post below. Published version can be downloaded at end of this post.) When Hollywood Had Heroes: What Got Jimmy Stewart through 20 Combat Missions The Golden Era: A Time When Hollywood Was Patriotic and Actors—Gasp!—Read the Bible The oft-quoted maxim, “They don’t make them like the used to” surely must apply […]

Continue reading

Blog: Hope for the Heroes – News: Dogs of War: Those Daring Dogs of War that Defy Danger Everyday

Dogs of War: Those Daring Dogs of War that Defy Danger Everyday Combat PTSD in Canines: What To Do When Fido Freaks and Rover Just Can’t “Get Over It.” “These dogs, they’re willing to give their lives for you. They don’t ask for anything, you know? Some food, some water, little bit of petting. And […]

Continue reading

Blog: Hope 4 Heroes – News – Post Title: PTSD: Mental Illness or Physical Wound?”

Hippos, Dental Floss and Greek Gyru Sandwiches – Breaking down the complicated biology of the PTSD-affected brain.  Easy-to-read Text -only version – (Download original published post at end of this text-only version.) PTSD: “Mental Illness or Physical Wound? The difference in diagnosis could mean PTSD stigma will one day be erased. Recent findings from a […]

Continue reading

Blog: Hope 4 Heroes: Op-Ed Post: Is There a Gene for the Human Spirit? (Part 2 of 3-)

A continuation from the first blog post titled: Ready for Battle? Can Genetic Engineering Vaporize PTSD? What this OP-ED blog post is about: Using genetic engineering to combat PTSD. Is this concept a New Age hoax or a proven scientific way for PTSD-afflicted soldiers to find their “happy place?”  And where—and if—does the Creator fit […]

Continue reading

Blog: Hope 4 Heroes – OP-ED Post title: Ready for Battle? Can genetic engineering “vaporize” PTSD? (Part 1 of 3)

This OP-ED blog post is about: Using genetic engineering to combat PTSD – A New Age hoax or a proven scientific way for PTSD-afflicted soldiers to find their “happy place?”  And where—and if—does the Creator fit in to the healing process? YOU CAN DOWNLOAD ORIGINAL PUBLISHED H4H POST AT THE END OF THIS MORE EASILY […]

Continue reading