Currently, there are more than 20 million victims of human trafficking around the world. Human trafficking affects every corner of the earth, from rural to urban areas, regardless of a nation’s wealth – and yes, even in the United States of America.
BRUSH, FLOSS, SWISH, REPEAT.
Many of us, if you are like me, dread going to the dentist, so much that I looked into sedation dentistry. Oh, the high-pitched ZZZZZZ of the drill, the uncomfortable feeling trying to keep my mouth open so they can drill my teeth and tell me I can do a better job flossing.
“I’m fine, I’m fine; I don’t need to go to the doctor.” These words are too often spoken by many men to their wives, kids, or other family members. And often it turns out that something bigger was going on than the sometimes stubborn about health man believed it to be.
HOMELESS… NOT HOPELESS… NOT HEARTLESS
We all do it, we see the homeless person on the corner with a sign saying ANYTHING WILL HELP; and immediately, the windows roll up, we pretend we are on the phone, maybe even switch lanes- because it is uncomfortable for us.
For many, the real meaning behind Memorial Day is lost — it’s just another day off of school or work or an appreciated 3-day weekend. But this “day” is one that represents a national awareness and respect for those brave Americans who died while defending our nation and its values.
A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds. National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families.