When it comes to adult children who have “failed to launch”-- either returned home after being away to college, an attempt to leave the nest to live on their own or who have never moved out to begin with—there is generally a variation of one or both of these two scenarios: For some of these ... Views: 10
Spending the weekend together as a family is more than just fun, it's essential. You need that time to relax with your children, teaching them new skills and simply being together. You don't have to drop down in front of the TV, however; not when there's a whole world of entertaining activities ... Views: 13
Dear Dr. Romance:
What suggestions can you offer for guests at funerals in regards to comforting families in morning? Thanks!
Your presence at the memorial or funeral, honoring their loved one who passed, is the most comfort, so go if you can.
When you are greeting ... Views: 34
Mothers are strange. They can get up multiple times during the night to feed, burp, change, and then feed, burp, change many more times. Sometimes that wee one will cry and not be quieted for hours on end. Finally, about the time the mother gets into a deep sleep, morning comes and happy ... Views: 22
For over a week now, I have been fostering a mother cat with her four kittens from the Sonsini shelter. I have been amazed by the patience, the commitment, focus, as well as the clear boundaries that “mama” has for her 4 kittens. She seems to always keep an eye out for her family, even though at ... Views: 20
Parenting IS the most difficult job in the world. The Journey of Self Development magically enfolds in front of the Parents that are at all times asked to increase their capacity to Love, and Understand this complex matrix of impulses we call Life. The world belongs to our children and we are ... Views: 18
Too often, grandparents are caught in drama between parents during and after their divorce. While they want to help in any way they can, many grandparents just don’t know how to ease the hurt, confusion and other emotions affecting their innocent grandkids. Since every divorce is unique there ... Views: 43
A world shift foretold as 2012, invites every Human to bring love, compassion, unity, well-being, prosperity, profound respect for one another, Earth, and all life back into physical reality.
The following details what could possibly be the end game deception by globalists, to prevent our ... Views: 27
Dear Dr. Romance:
What Is The Grieving Process?
What are the stages of the grieving process? How long does it take to go through each stage? Can one stage be relived over and over again? Is there a way to help someone through each stage?
If you've had a personal ... Views: 50
Being a mother is the greatest responsibility a woman could have in life, because the future success of children depends largely on the love and security that their parents will show to them. Children are like sponges, absorbing everything, both good and bad. Many parents can not imagine all ... Views: 36
Without exaggeration, mothers are angels living among us. They cater to our needs regardless of their states of minds and health. They nurture us with their unconditional love through hard times. Mothers feel euphorically ecstatic for our success and share tears through our hours of sorrow and ... Views: 65
I had a man knock on my door the other day. He was a Jehovah's Witness bringing me the 'Lords' word and the monthly Awakened magazines, which I don't mind browsing through every now and again.
This months Awakened was about miracles and if they really do happen. This particular man believed ... Views: 52
Q: I'm in my thirties and I've been living with my parents ever since I lost my job. How can I convince my parents that I still need a personal life?
A: No matter how great the goodies are at your parent's house, you'd probably like to live on your own in your own space. More adult children ... Views: 56
Curious about the gender of the tiny tenant who's been subletting your uterus for the past nine months? I believe you are here seeking for the answer, tips and guides. Guess what? You're not alone my friend. Since the beginning of time, expectant parents have tried to guess whether the baby they ... Views: 3
Congratulations. If you’re reading this article you may just have taken an important step in choosing to have an entirely different relationship regarding your emotional reactions to your mother. That’s very exciting—and truly admirable! Especially after all these years of feeling that you were ... Views: 44
We are, once again, in the aftermath of the Winter Holiday Season and recovery and resolutions are everywhere. This time of the year can be so stressful for everyone, perhaps even more so, to families adjusting to divorce. Newly single-again parents have been struggling to bring the joy and ... Views: 42
My wife Michelle and I recently went to see Glennon Melton speak about her new book, Carry On Warrior. Glennon is a blogger from Florida who has a very successful blog called Momastery.com. Her posts are read by tens of thousands of moms like Michelle (and others) around the world. I thought ... Views: 74
As we approach Mother’s Day, I am drawn to reflect on the beliefs and feelings that surface as I ponder my experiences of being mothered and on how those experiences directly and indirectly affected my own mothering and continue to influence my grand-mothering. Each night during my childhood, ... Views: 81
Attractive jewelry is what women longs for! There is a variety of designs which lures every female towards itself but Irish jewelry designs have its own charm. Have you ever heard of Celtic jewelry? The mesmerizing designs of Celtic traditional jewelry will lend a captivating effect on the ... Views: 39
One of the commonest complaints from Mums is about children who refuse to eat the food on their plates or else have restricted their choice of foods to a limited number that they like. For Mums this can cause massive anxiety and worry as they try and navigate their children into healthy eating ... Views: 46
Fish stories are often very predictable. But this fish story is anything but predictable. This real life fish story beautifully illustrates how expressing heartfelt appreciation has the power to deeply connect one human being to another. With this insight, parents can unleash the amazing ... Views: 78
With Mother's Day approaching very fast, what you think would a unique and perfect gift for all mothers. Well, there are multiple varieties of gifts in the market but chocolates make every occasion special. So buy chocolates for mothers day will be a great idea? There are many people who take ... Views: 46
How many times have I felt that way and how often have I heard this sigh coming from others before I began to deal with Emotional Manipulation? Weeding out manipulative attempts from straightforward communication or rightful influence is not always an easy ride.
Cloud of negative ... Views: 103
Self Differentiation Is Good For Your Family Too
When the student is ready, the teacher appears! Would you agree that this is so very true? I certainly hope so. When I first learned of this proverb it crystallized as fascinating, intuitive and perfectly good sense to me. We’ve all heard it ... Views: 51
A family law attorney from Coral Springs can be the real help for you and your family when it comes to protect your personal rights. The legal representatives provide various services including setting up of a Will, a Trust for your estate, or to help settling up a marital dispute. However, ... Views: 48
Does religion change the quality of teen development? According to earlier and current research, it certainly does!
Even the notables of developmental psychology such as, Piaget, Erikson, and Elkind, claim religious involvement to be an integral part of children’s psychological ... Views: 108
If you are going to be starting a new company, you might want to think about how you are going to get funding for this business. Starting a new business can be very expensive and it requires a lot of startup costs that business owners sometimes forget about and overlook. Companies like Fund My ... Views: 37
We depend upon a number of different utilities in order to lead our lives and to be as comfortable as possible. These utilities may include electric, water and sewer but in over 50% of households in the United States, natural gas is also utilized. It is an efficient, clean and safe choice when ... Views: 41
Youth Foundation Inc. is an initiative to help struggling teens and their families. It understands and addresses the real problem that gets in the way of teens’ success, which by the way is not the absence of ability but the lack of motivation that these teenagers need in order to thrive in ... Views: 62
I have 18 years of experience in improving and maintaining good parent-teen relationships. My role is to assist the parents and the teenagers to solve their problems in day-to-day life. I strive to become more effective in helping parents and the teens solve their personal and family issues. ... Views: 76
Through my many years of life, experience and learning I have found there are different types and levels of friendships and relationships. I want to discuss this in my article and see if anyone agrees.
I have been around for many years and have learnt so much about myself and life. I believe ... Views: 149
Last summer my bigger-than-life dad was bitten by a brown recluse spider on his way to a vacation weekend with my mother and their best friends. He knew he'd been bitten, but he didn't stop driving. Six hours after the bite occurred, still trying to drive, it became clear to my father that he ... Views: 155
They are children with new psychological features and thus show new behaviour patterns. To ignore these new patterns, means that this precious life will be damaged and thus only frustrations can arise.
Here are some common patterns of Indigo children:
1. They join us with a sense of their ... Views: 109
LOVE YOURSELF TO BETTER LOVE OTHERS
When you know that to love yourself first is critical to cultivate loving relationships, you will then understand and accept it as the ONLY foundation on which unconditional love, compassion and a desire to help and serve others evolves.
The perception ... Views: 145
When a loved one, friend, neighbor, or co-worker has a loss, most people feel compelled to say something. The question is “what?”
Having lost some very important people in my life as well as attempted to console friends and colleagues who have had to deal with death, here are my suggestions ... Views: 145
Instead of wanting to be like Barbie, many girls want to be like Hello Kitty because she has just as much and can do as much if not more than Barbie. Of course, Hello Kitty is younger than Barbie, starting out in 1974. Who knew she was going to take off and be so successful. She is in over 60 ... Views: 339
Studies have shown that spending family time while enjoying fun activities have several benefits for both parents and their children no matter the age. The activities can be performed indoors and outdoors for as long as both adults and children are enjoying themselves in each others company. One ... Views: 413
Studies have shown an empirical link between playing violent video games and aggressive behavior particularly when the individual plays for prolonged periods. Recent examples of such link are Adam Lanza, the killer in the Sandy Hook in the Connecticut massacre, and Anders Breivik, the ... Views: 485
You taught me to think about the ramifications of my actions, before I do them. You have taught me so many things throughout my lifetime that the list would be too long. But more importantly than the things you taught me, was the way you made me feel. You made me feel loved, and it is that ... Views: 151
One of the best ways to keep your child at home is to get them to play friendly online games. Farm Tractor Games are safe for kids as there’s no violence that can cause undesirable behavioral effects. For a long time, violent games were thought to have negative effects on kids’ behaviors but no ... Views: 503
I'll never forget what my mom said to me the day my son was born: "Honey, your heart is now open in a new way and everything can — and will — fly in."
My son was only a few hours old, but I already knew what she meant. I really understood at that moment how much heart, work, worry, fear, ... Views: 258
Do you know how to talk to your aging parents about their money?
It's always about independence, something seniors do not want to lose. So when do you approach this topic? Have you seen the bills piling up on their table? Have they fallen prey to telephone or internet scams? This is a ... Views: 154
Whilst you may never really have thought about it before, the monuments in our cemeteries are actually exposed to a number of threats that pose a serious risk of damage. Some are slow and gradual, whilst others are quick and sudden; some are caused by people, whilst others are a result of ... Views: 103
It was autumn in Iowa, 1963. I was fourteen and about to begin eighth grade. My mother remarried--for the sixth time--and we moved from my hometown of Muscatine to a farm just outside the rural community of Atalissa. This was the nineteenth move for me since my dad died in 1953. I was four back ... Views: 220
I remember watching him pick up and skip stones across the surface of the water as we walked along the river's edge. I wanted to do that--wanted to learn--and he promised to teach me one summer, a long time ago.
He kept the promise and I watched and listened well.
He showed me which stones ... Views: 211
This past Easter Sunday our two sons and their families joined us for the traditional ham dinner accompanied by scalloped potatoes, baked beans, homemade rolls and strawberry shortcake for dessert. You'd think after all the years and all the hams I would get a different menu request, but the ... Views: 192
We often depend upon a variety of different options when it comes to the energy that we use. In some cases, they are going to run in the background and we never really need to consider the safety involved unless we have to interact with them directly. At other times, however, we may want to be ... Views: 66
Natural gas is something that has shaped the lives of many people, as it provides a clean and safe way for them to fuel their appliances. When everything is installed properly and everything is working as it should, it provides a very clean flame that does not leave a heavy residue. There are ... Views: 77
If there is one thing that is constant about the world around us, it's the fact that it is constantly changing. Those changes can be seen in many different areas but perhaps none of them are as pronounced as the changes that take place in music. Our generation listens to different music as a ... Views: 54