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Find Yourself, Be Yourself

Do you have dreams and goals for your life? I was fourteen years old when I discovered what I wanted to do as an adult. My parents and I were in Yellowstone National Park and we watched a female park ranger observe a herd of bison and jot down notes on paper (this was before … Continued


August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness Month, a time to highlight the importance of the financial support parents provide to their children and to thank parents who consistently pay child support they owe. This recognition was first introduced in 1995 by then-president Bill Clinton. Why is Child Support Necessary? Child support can cause conflict and frustration between … Continued


Man Flu is Real!

Ok girls, we may have to be nicer to our men when they are sick. A scientific study in the Journal of Physiology in 2016 found the reason for “Man Flu!” While women often complain about how whiny their sick men are, there may actually be some validity to men’s whimpering. Apparently the female hormone estrogen provides … Continued


A Healthy Relationship With Your Partner Is Possible

The year was 1993, and I was a senior in high school. I passed this good looking guy in the hallway.  He had jet black hair and piercing bright blue eyes. He was kind of shy around girls and a class clown. He was wearing a Dallas Cowboys jersey, number 8, for quarterback Troy Aikman. … Continued


Me Too … Many

Imagine sitting down with a friend for lunch. The two of you are enjoying your time together and the conversation is casual; but then your friend becomes really serious. “I have to tell you something I’ve never told anyone before.” “Okay, shoot.” “Remember that job I had last year at the newspaper? Remember my boss, … Continued


Pressure to Abort Not Uncommon

Women considering abortion often feel pressured to do so. Such stresses may be circumstantial, relating to the woman’s life situation, or they may be personal, affected by her relationships. Perhaps she is a college student, or soon will be, and she believes she has to choose between school and being pregnant. Maybe her partner or … Continued


Future Fingernail Polish Could Save You From Date Rape

Summer — a wonderful time of year when the weather warms and we get outside and enjoy visits to the lake, picnics in the park, hikes on the mountain, and family/friends’ barbeques. However, such outings and experiences can come with hazards. There is no shortage of tips about how to stay safe in the summer, from … Continued


Reversing a Medical Abortion

During the past few years, some heated discussions have taken place regarding Abortion Pill Reversal, or reversing a medical/chemical abortion. Some say it’s not possible, while others say it is and provide proof. How Does a Medical Abortion Work? If a woman is less than 10 weeks along and wants to end her pregnancy, she … Continued


Effective Communication for Healthy Relationships

You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time. – M. Scott Peck   June is Effective Communications Month. Although often applied to business situations, effective communication is also necessary for healthy relationships of all types: within families, among friends, and between couples. How can a person be an effective communicator and maintain … Continued


5 Summer Safety Tips

Memorial Day weekend is nearly here – the kickoff to summer! With Casper area temperatures expected to climb to the mid-to-upper 80s, many people will spend hours outdoors, at the city parks, along the river, at Alcova Lake, on Casper Mountain, camping, hiking, picnicking … enjoying fun in the sun! Getting outdoors is good for … Continued


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