Posts by: Trina Casey

PMS Depression, Kids, and Three Kinds of Empathy

Posted on: 16 Apr 2019

Like 20% to 30% of women and about 3% to 8% women in their 4th decade of life, I deal with bouts of depression during my cycle. The dreaded PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome)! I also had an extremely tough time after the birth of my son with postpartum. It’s lonely and even lonelier when you don’t […]

How to recognize PTSD in children and what to do?

Posted on: 22 Mar 2019

I genuinely felt the need to write something on the effects of PTSD on children because of the heartbreaking situation at the US border and the number of children who are being traumatized by this travesty. Then I thought of the children who are being traumatized in Yemen, Syria, and then the list got longer […]


Posted on: 14 Mar 2019

Let’s be honest! Raise your hand if you think your the worst parent on the planet at the moment? Did you just yell at your kid? Did you just ignore your kid because you were on your cell phone? Did your kid just fall right in front of you or did you even drop him […]

The Cell Divides: A Poem of Truth!

Posted on: 06 Mar 2019

We Need To Monitor Our Cell phone Use We are living in a time of disconnection and avoidance. There is a tool that we can’t live without that is both a technological marvel and a social-emotional tormentor. The cellphone! How many fights have you had battling over cell phone use with your child? How many […]

Teaching Gender Equality with Children’s Books

Posted on: 07 Jan 2019

Why boys need to read books featuring strong girls. Moms and Dads, are you setting your sons up for a mentally healthy future? Are you teaching your sons to value the strengths of both men and women? Does it seem like you are saying boys and girls are equal, but they still say stuff like […]