Family

  • September 1, 2015

    It Takes a Village: A Family’s Journey to Help One...

    By Erin Zeltner, St. George Health & Wellness Magazine Amanda Griffith had been feeling a nagging pull that something was “off” with her son. From a young age, he had demonstrated a brilliant mind in academics, but he was plagued by frequent melt-downs which sometimes lasted for hours, over-reacting to...

  • July 4, 2015

    The St. George Barbershop: Where Nostalgia Meets Precision

    By SGHW Magazine Staff Perhaps one of the greater ironies of our advanced technological age is this: for all of the various ways to connect and communicate, human interaction is quickly becoming an old-fashioned medium; even an inconvenience. However one of the redeeming qualities of our current culture is that...

  • July 3, 2015

    What is Your Role?

    By Jack W. Rolfe In a seven day period, the current number of U.S. high school drop-outs would fill the entire Kentucky collegiate football stadium (approx. 58,000 to 60,000 seats). That’s around 8300 failing students per day. Nearly 3,030,000 students a year will receive no diploma. Life for the high...

  • July 3, 2015

    Brain Balance: A Mother’s Perspective

    by Megan Thacker My son is five years old. His name is Shane, and he is autistic. He is currently non-verbal and usually has a happy disposition. I first learned about Brain Balance when I was moving back to St. George in November of 2014. My mom had seen a...

  • July 3, 2015

    A Trip with my Dad: Helping Kids in Valladolid, Mexico

    By Bella DuPree My family started a tradition where each parent takes each of us on a special trip every four years. This year was my turn and I chose to go to Mexico to help Mayan kids in the Yucatan. I’m 10 years old and I wanted to help...

  • July 3, 2015

    Deadly Summer Heat

    By Dr. Jace King, DVM Brutus, Duke, Coco, Lola and Jake…sure, they’re fairly common pet names, but they’re also the names of just a few of the pets that died last year due to heat stroke because they were left in cars on warm (and not necessarily hot) days while...

  • July 1, 2015

    Socks for Souls

    By SGHW Magazine Staff Just as a small, seemingly insignificant stone has the potential to create ripples across a vast body of water, one small act of kindness can have a ripple effect, reaching places we never knew we could, leaving this world a better place. The most successful human...

  • July 1, 2015

    Just Drive

    By Hollie Reina In the summer of 1990, my mother took me, age 11, and my two younger siblings, ages nine and six, on an epic road trip that spanned from our home in the Bloomington area of St. George all the way to the middle of the country, visiting...

  • July 1, 2015

    “Jekyll-and-Hyde Syndrome” in Marriage

    By Jonathan Decker, LMFT, MS We’ve all experienced it, the “Jekyll-and-Hyde Syndrome,” in which a normally decent partner, friend, or family member turns into an irrational dolt and/or grumpy monster. We feel frustrated when they won’t listen to reason, hurt when they lash out, and confused when they make choices...

  • May 13, 2015

    Throw Your Pennies

    By Jack W. Rolfe Your car is parked in the parking lot of your favorite grocery store. You jump out in a rush to dash into the store with a goal of picking up that last minute item or missing ingredient needed for dinner. Partway into your journey of approaching...

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