Teachable Moments

If you are a parent, chances are that you have learned to pick your battles with your child. But knowing exactly when to let something slide and when to address an issue immediately is not always easy. Samantha James, a kindergarten teacher at Palm Beach Christian Academy in West Palm Beach and mother of... -Read More

A Light in the Darkness

  When news spread that two Tequesta teens – Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, 14-year-old friends, did not return from a fishing trip off the Jupiter inlet after a storm on July 24th – a darkness enveloped the hearts of many. Yet in the midst of this darkness, something great was stirring. Almost instantly,... -Read More

Immunization: Doctors Address Concerns

It’s back-to-school time. And that means checklists: Books and supplies; new outfits or uniforms; lunchboxes, backpacks and thermoses. There are so many things to remember when getting your child ready for the first day of a new school year. But what about immunizations? Did you make sure that your child’s vaccines are up-to-date? August... -Read More

A Second Chance

Daniel’s Story Not everyone believes in second chances. But Daniel Cadorette and Theresa Gold know they exist after the family’s loss eventually led to new hope for life. Cadorette, a 22-year-old Palm Beach Atlantic University student, from Snellville, Georgia, was raised in a loving home. “My mom was always very involved in my life,”... -Read More

Too Young For Battle

Morning is an exciting time for many. It’s the start of a new day—a chance for a new beginning. It’s an opportunity to leave behind the disappointments and mistakes of yesterday and to look forward to the future. But for some children and adolescents living with bipolar disorder, morning is the most difficult time... -Read More

Shopping for Hope

On Belvedere Road, in the heart of West Palm Beach, lies a unique little shop that fills your bags with beautiful, hand-crafted items and your soul with so much more – hope. Shoppe561, founded and managed by Shoppe Keeper Janelle Lang, was created to share the message of hope with the community. Opening her... -Read More

God is Great. God is Good.

God is great. God is good. And we thank him for our food. By his hands, we are fed. Thank you, Lord, for daily bread. It’s a simple blessing, a prayer of thankfulness we teach our children to recite before eating food. Many children have memorized this blessing or maybe one that is similar.... -Read More

50 Shades of Shame

Many Americans are willing to rack up an expensive grocery bill each week in order to purchase the freshest and purest foods. We look at ingredients in make-up, shampoo and sunscreen to make sure we are applying only the purest of products to our skin. And we are making efforts to keep the air... -Read More

I’m Gonna Let it Shine

If you attended Sunday school as a young child, it was an easy environment in which to proclaim your love for Christ. Your teachers, friends and parents all talked about Jesus, and identifying yourself as a Christian was easy and comfortable. Remember the lyrics to the children’s song, “This Little Light of Mine?” Your... -Read More

The Davids and Goliaths

Weird. Nerd. Fat. Ugly. Just words? Maybe. But when used to hurt someone else, words become devastating and painful. Words become objects thrown at a child, transforming his or her life forever. Bullying. It’s something that happens on the playground. It’s something that happens on the bus. It happens on the playing field and... -Read More