Does raising taxes on soda and sugar drinks make a difference in fighting related diseases like obesity and diabetes. The upper and middle-class people who like their Pepsi or Coke will not care to pay 50 cents more for their fix. If current trends continue, as many as 1-in-3 U.S. adults could be diagnosed with … Continue reading My life is worth 37 cents.
I already did a blog about teen suicide. But something happened today to entice me to do a ‘follow-up’. A little background here. Arizona, my home state, leads the nation in suicides of children between the ages of 10 to 14 years old. The state also ranks 13th in the nation in teen suicides between … Continue reading What happens when teachers get overloaded?
It’s back to school time. A time for learning, making friends and growth. Children show up with their new outfits to show off, friends reunite, and sports and extra-curricular programs are starting. Teachers welcome students back with smiles and excitement as they begin the journey to educate young people and have a successful school year. … Continue reading How can we stop mentally ill children from creating school chaos?