Mental Health Awareness Starts With You!

It’s not taboo to discuss our physical health but when it comes to our emotional health, people often clam up. In the older generations issues like depression and  Social Anxiety Disorder were seen as weaknesses, but thankfully the times are changing and people are speaking out about Mental Health Awareness. Still though, there are people […]

First Day of School Jitters

Backpack full of school supplies? Check. Wholesome, nutritious lunch packed? Check. Fabulous first day of school outfit? Check. Everything is in order the morning before the first bell of the school year rings. And then it hits—the first day jitters. We’ve all experienced it. Whether it’s the first day of preschool / kindergarten or going […]

Soldiers home in time for Mother’s Day

Few Children get to experience real magic, but that’s exactly what happened on Tuesday, April 28, to a shy, blonde five-year-old named Addison Woodburn. That day she found her mother inside a magic box and realized her father had been the helper bear all along. Serving in the Louisiana Army National Guard with the 528th […]

Operation Give a Hug

Have you ever just needed a hug? A real hug – thoroughly reciprocated and so powerful that you’re lifted off the ground and swayed side to side? Kids who miss their daddies are in need of a hug, and it’s no coincidence that this simple gesture is the very first thing exchanged between returning service […]

FB Reunites Deployed Soldier’s Son With Lost ‘Daddy Doll’

Judah and Noah Gossett love their “Daddy dolls” — customized toys featuring the smiling face of their military father. The boys’ dad is serving in Afghanistan on his fifth tour overseas, and the dolls provide comfort while their father is away. So when the Judah Gossett lost his prized possession on Tuesday in a Manalapan, […]