Category Archives: Choice

The Law versus Reason

What is better? For a child to learn to follow rules, policies and regulations; or to choose the way of reason and wisdom? Young children often lack the experience to make proper choices in their lives. Wisdom is not so … Continue reading

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Now Hear This

I was recently approached by a long-time family friend, and former nurse, who mentioned a recent conversation with a friend of hers who teaches at a preschool. It seems that her observation of the children today is they are not … Continue reading

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Chronic Shock

Shock is a reactionary, emergency state. Shock is the result of trauma, such as physical injury, poisoning, or severe shifts in the body’s PH balance, blood sugar levels, or electrolytic balance. There are other imbalances as well, which the body … Continue reading

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Chronic Malnutrition

In our modern America, few know the source of food we eat. There is a spectrum of nutritional values in the foods we purchase, from beneficial to nearly zero. Vegetables grown and prepared locally have a greater supply of vitamins … Continue reading

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Undercover Hero

A mother holds her delicate, new-born baby, and imagines him to be as helpless, through and through, as he appears outwardly. Tiny fingers balled into perpetual little fists, eyes a hazy blue, legs crossed as though ready for yoga, and … Continue reading

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Death of a Personality

Once upon a time, there was a very good little girl, raised in a strictly religious home. Rules abounded, since their god had specific laws for people to follow, and big expectations for performance. Her parents had high ideals and … Continue reading

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The Child’s Halide Nightmare- Chlorine

Clean, safe water is imperative. In emergency contexts, it may be preferable to chlorinate water short-term than to risk deathly illness. However, in America today, a great deal of the water supply is chlorinated. Chlorine is a gas, and introduced … Continue reading

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