Read the First Line Twice, Please

By Calvert F Cazier, PhD, MPH | March 2, 2021

I am embarrassed about my role in this story but share it as part of our learning to fail forward together journey.   Did you read that first line twice?   I hope so and thank you.   I believe it’s important to share stories like the one that follows, especially with our families so…

How Focusing on Mental Health and Mindfulness Can Help Single Fathers Cope

By Josh Moore | February 26, 2021

  Though single mothers still outnumber single fathers, the number of dads raising kids on their own has skyrocketed over the past few decades. The Huffington Post reports a more than sevenfold jump since the middle of last century. If you’re a single dad struggling with the many challenges you face on a daily basis,…

Never Land Revisited

By Calvert F Cazier, PhD, MPH | February 23, 2021

The Call children, Melba, Bob, and Lois, my mother, spent many a delightful evening in Never, Never, Never Land, as it is always called in their treasured book, “The Picture Story Book of Peter Pan” by Sir J.M. Barrie. Their copy is illustrated with beautiful hand drawn colored pictures by Roy Best and was printed in 1931…

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