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My daughter is very much into KPop.  She’s been slowly introducing me to the music since I got my Jeep.  Why then?  She can plug her phone into my car and share her music through the car’s stereo.  She learned recently that one of the top groups (Got7) is coming to Atlanta.  By the time we found out, though, the show was effectively sold out. The only tickets we’re finding now are $300+ per person, so that’s a no go.  However, I decided it would be a good place to start and introduce the rest of the parents who, like me, are somewhat clueless as to what it is the kids are enjoying but interested in hearing about it.

This is the title track from their upcoming tour – Fly

Depression from a different perspective

Posted: February 29, 2016 by Ashley in Blog, Education, For Parents, Parents

It’s hard to imagine how you would react if your child is diagnosed with depression.  I’m not sure I’ve fully processed everything yet.  I do know that I watch my child and try to keep an open dialogue.  I’ve alerted the counselors at school, who’ve given the teachers a heads up to watch for a change in behavior.   I’ve seen and heard too many stories to let my guard down too much, despite the fact that everything seems to be “ok”.  If you were to talk to my child or watch them, you likely wouldn’t even know depression was an issue.  That can be an issue in and of itself.

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Depression and How to Help

Posted: January 15, 2016 by Ashley in Blog, Education, For Parents, Informational
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Here’s another resource from Families for Depression Awareness if you want to continue along this path.