teens go through the mud in a military exercise showing the mud sweat and memories

Mud, Sweat & Memories

Several hundred participants battled the elements today in West Kelowna for the Mudd, Sweat and Tears obstacle course. The six or 12k obstacle course mud run was set at Crystal Mountain and promised participants a chance to reconnect with nature, climb heartbreaking slopes, be covered in tons of mud, climb obstacles and push their limits. One…

a group of parents in a therapy circle discuss how we lost control of our son

“We Lost Control of Our Son”

It’s not always easy raising kids.  I thought the first couple of years were tough.  Then my wonderful children developed into teenagers.  Let the games begin!  Well the games began.  As a parent who thought he was in control as well as in touch with his children, I was fooled.  Our day-to-day lives are comparatively…

Our Private Schools Help Teens Embrace New Beginning

Private Schools that Turn Around Troubled Teens

Four years ago, Laurianne McCarville and her husband were beyond frustrated. Their son, Steven, who had a learning disability, was floundering in Grade 9. His grades had dropped, he was defiant and angry, and he was getting into trouble.

The McCarvilles were terrified of what might happen if their son continued on that path. So Ms. McCarville went on the Internet, typing in searches for “son who won’t listen,” desperate to find any information that might help……