Brock worked hard to support his family. And when his career took off, he felt like he had life by the tail—until the day the car he was in was struck by a large truck. In an instant, his life changed dramatically, leaving him to wonder why bad things happen to good people.
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Have you ever wondered if something you’ve done has inescapably messed up your child? That time you vehemently stuck to your guns despite the child’s strong opposition and you fear you damaged your relationship with her in the meantime. Or the time you let his misbehavior slide without consequence and missed a vital teaching opportunity. Are these moments of parenting indiscretion those that will define your lasting influence on your child?
We started with joy. We all began life with our default switches set to happiness. As babies, our natural state was joy. But as we grew up, we began to learn the concept of ownership, and with it came selfishness and competition. We began to learn the notion of control, and with it came pride and frustration. We began to learn the concept of independence, and with it came loneliness and isolation. So, how do we return to happiness?
It’s been about 5 minutes, so what does that mean? Time for another Disney live-action remake! (wink) Unfortunately, this remake of the popular 1992 animated classic Aladdin isn’t nearly as charming or good as the original. If you’re a Disney fan, go ahead and watch it. Kids who don’t know the magic that was Robin Williams will get a kick out of Will Smith, whom they probably do know! Here's what else you need to know before you see it.
I have been married for 25 years. It's been a rocky journey but we have always been a team and strong. He served in the Navy but was discharged with posttraumatic stress disorder. His mental illness, which included several serious suicide attempts, had a massive impact on us all. In a recent argument, I had what I can only describe as a mental breakdown. He is now blaming me for ending the marriage. I'm clueless as to what to do.