Tragedy In the Heartland – Mental Illness and Depression are Real

Yesterday, my normal day was interrupted by a phone call from a friend who was attending a Veteran’s Day program at a small, local school that happened to be the school I attended, and one that my children attended most of their lives. When I saw his name on my phone, I knew instantly something was wrong. I answered, and straight away he said he noticed I was friends with a certain family on Facebook […] Read the Full Article »

Protect Your Kids from the Dark Side of the Internet with X3watch Back to School Sale

Did you know American homes have more internet-connected devices than they have people living in the home. It’s true! U.S. homes now have more than a half-billion devices connected to the internet, with 5.7 connected devices PER household. Did you know pornography makes up 37% of the total content on the internet? Scary isn’t it? And, did you know nearly 1/4 of all internet searches are for pornography related content? That’s a whopping 68 MILLION […] Read the Full Article »

Yes, I pitched my idea for a reality television show – Deadbeat Rehab

In late 2011, after watching a few episodes of some of the “hot” reality television shows, I had an idea pop in my head that I’ve always felt would be a big hit. I don’t know if it’s just me and my situation, but it seems the most popular shows have a villain, a victim, someone you love to hate, someone you love and a positive outcome. My idea has that and then some. In […] Read the Full Article »

K-12 Textbook Rental – How Much Do You Pay?

I’ve always heard that Indiana is one of three states that charge book rental. I’m not sure how true that is, but I do remember when Indiana was looking to bring in the Hoosier Lottery, it was supposed to offset some of those fees. Considering the prices of our schools books, I find it difficult to believe. So, rather than getting my feathers ruffled again – even when I don’t have kids in school anymore […] Read the Full Article »