Is the theme of family fading from State of the Union? Presidents Reagan and Clinton made family central to their speeches to Joint Sessions of Congress. George Washington and George Bush didn't. Barack Obama referred to family seven times in the 2011 State of the Union.
The late John O'Donohue's collection of poetry for each of life's special moments delivers meaningful inspiration for heart, mind, and spirit.
President Obama told America's servicemen and women today, "we're going to keep your family strong and secure." A two year study of 160 couples participating in marriage enrichment retreats following combat deployment shows a significant, positive impact on family resiliency and offers a promising national model.
Helen Gallen, LMSW, feels a special commitment to families impacted by combat deployment. The Tulane graduate says leading marriage enrichment retreats for veterans and their spouses through the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center has helped her contribute to the lives of those who have served America and provided a priceless gift for her own marriage.
The unexpected legacy of an American Tiger Mom is not that Chinese parenting is better. Amy Chua's memoir of her struggle to protect time-honored traditions while adapting to life in America captures challenges that are as old as America itself.
Keith Olbermann's difficult year didn't start with being fired from MSNBC this week.
Laura Vikmanis, 42, the NFL’s oldest cheerleader, delights Bengals fans on the field while inspiring and training women in her Dayton, Ohio suburb to make their dreams come true.