February is American Heart Month

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February is American Heart Month It’s a time to bring awareness to the importance of cardiovascular health and how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Learn more about heart disease and prevention from the American Heart Association. Go Red for Women®!  

Fostering: The Joys Outweigh the Hardships

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“Mommy calls me her princess, and I’m her special little daughter,” my 3-year-old adopted daughter explained matter of factly one day last week, as her gorgeous brown eyes sparkled and she smiled at my mom. My mom hugged her close, as a tear of thankfulness for her precious little granddaughter slipped down her cheek. My […]

Mental Health – Resources in San Antonio

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Mental illnesses are serious medical issues. The old-age adage that these illnesses can be overcome through “will power” and are related to a person’s “character” or “intelligence” has finally been debunked. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, every year, mental illness affects approximately 19 percent of the adult population, 13 percent of children […]