Posts made in January, 2016

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Children

»Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Alpha Blog | 0 comments

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Children

One of the scariest thoughts for a parent to process is that his or her child is a victim of sexual abuse. Although many parents feel that their child will never be touched by sexual abuse, statistics show that an alarming one in three girls, and one in seven boys will at some point be sexually abused by the age of 18. This is shocking and disheartening to say the least. There are things that parents and adults in general can do to safeguard our youth from sexual abuse. Read below for tips on keeping kids safe from sexual abuse. Supervise your children while with other adults, and limit their exposure to adult one-on-one interaction. Sadly, 90% of the time children are sexually abused by a trusted family member. To protect your child avoid exposing your children...

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The Only Resolution You Need in 2016!

»Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Alpha Blog | 0 comments

The Only Resolution You Need in 2016!

It’s that time of year again! A time to reflect on the past 365 days, and set out goals and expectations for the next year. Like most people, you probably have a long list of things that you plan to improve this year, or goals that you may have fell short of completing last year that you intend to meet this year. Resolutions can be a positive motivator and can help you identify the things that you want to improve in your life. Unfortunately many resolutions are left behind within the first few months- or weeks- of the new year. That’s not to say that your intentions aren’t good, they are of course. And it’s not to say that you didn’t make a good fair attempt at change. It’s just that something always seems to throw you off...

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