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Nowadays, individuals are more concerned about healthy living and pursuing an active lifestyle than ever before. The recent public health campaign instigated by the Los Angeles for families with kids five years old and younger is a good example to quote. The main objective of this drive is to ... Views: 31
Whether you have finished your maternity leave or already have a kid, you cannot concentrate on your work until you get a nanny for childcare. A nanny can look after your child when you are out or busy in some client meeting. You can go at work peacefully as you know that finally, you have a ... Views: 47
Every year in December, magazines cover the same old story, how to survive the holidays. Every year they generally say the same thing; keep it simple, have a plan, be
HoEvery year in December, magazines cover the same old story, how to survive the holidays. Every year they generally say the ... Views: 39
In 1960, I was fourteen years old and my mother was the first civil rights activist that I knew. She did not march the streets. She lived her beliefs. She had Blacks, Muslims, Gays and other minorities over to our house for dinner almost every Sunday. She treated them all with the greatest ... Views: 63
Uterus experiences many changes amid pregnancy; most obviously, it increases in size and changes shape. The hormones of pregnancy additionally cause changes in the cervix preparing it to hold and secure the fetus and in the long run dilate for birth.
Before conceiving, if a woman checks her ... Views: 76
CHANGE YOUR WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR RELATIONSHIP
If there were any lyrics that best describes today’s message it would be from Michael Jackson’s 1987 hit song ‘Man in the Mirror’ “I’m starting with the man in the mirror. I’m asking him to change his ways and no message could have been any clearer ... Views: 132
Are you in the process of planning an RV trip? If you are, it is important to take a close look at your traveling party. If you are a parent, will you be traveling with your children? If so, it is important that you take the proper amount of time to plan and prepare for your upcoming RV trip. ... Views: 102
Becoming a parent can be both a very exciting and scary time. The reason it can be scary is that a new parent is now completely responsible for the health and well-being of a very fragile child. That’s a huge responsibility. Part of that responsibility includes ensuring that your home is a safe ... Views: 90
When people get to the stage of seeking help for the dissatisfaction or conflict in their marriage, they often wonder “Did I marry the wrong person?” or “Did I marry right or well?” These are common thoughts many share with me that they struggle with. So, how do you know if you have? Is there ... Views: 175
In today's world, everyone is very concerned about performance, competition and perfection which leads to an insidious increase in stress. Stress causes damage that is often underestimated, and it is a social phenomenon that should be closely examined and evaluated. In today's modern, fast-paced ... Views: 158
This question fascinates me because I have observed over many years many journeys where people struggle with this task (myself included.) Let’s take a look at some of my speculations and see what your thoughts might be on why this is so challenging.
Our History and Teachings
For women, it is ... Views: 134
Are you sick and tired of your spouse’s behaviour?
Do you have no more to give?
Are you at the end of your tether?
Do you think an ultimatum is your only way out?
We hear people giving ultimatums every day. “If you don’t stop doing X then Y will be the consequence.” However, more often than ... Views: 178
How to build your child’s self esteem. Self-esteem is about liking who we are, and how we value ourselves. It is how we perceive our value to the world and how valuable we think we are to others. Self-esteem affects our trust in others, our relationships, our work, and nearly every part of our ... Views: 152
How to build your child’s self esteem. Self-esteem is about liking who we are, and how we value ourselves. It is how we perceive our value to the world and how valuable we think we are to others. Self-esteem affects our trust in others, our relationships, our work, and nearly every part of our ... Views: 104
How to build your child’s self esteem. Self-esteem is about liking who we are, and how we value ourselves. It is how we perceive our value to the world and how valuable we think we are to others. Self-esteem affects our trust in others, our relationships, our work, and nearly every part of our ... Views: 90
The effects of having a child are immeasurable. Whilst most parents say the greatest moment and thing in their life was the birth of their son or daughter. The effect that having a child can have on your marriage is immense. Marital dissatisfaction can ensue after having a child and it can ... Views: 167
Recently, the American public was disgusted and horrified by the despicable lewd and vulgar remarks about women which were made by Donald Trump.
The remarks were uttered during appearances on Access Hollywood and the Howard Stern Radio show. They were discovered by the Washington Post and ... Views: 136
The process of finding and then hiring a nanny will definitely raise your tension line on the head with lots of thorough research and screening tests. The process of hiring the right candidate for child care is the daunting task for parents. After all their kids will be in the supervision of the ... Views: 114
As we live in a time where pediatricians actually recommend limiting screen time as a matter of health, I have been thinking a ton about my time as a child. I was never a big television fan, and even avoided watching too many cartoons thanks to my constant desire to play outside. Now I am a huge ... Views: 121
The teenage years are a time when children first start breaking away from their parents and discovering their own independence. While this time is full of fun adventures and new friends for teens, it can be a harrowing experience for parents. Here are four ways to reduce your anxiety and keep ... Views: 117
During Diwali festivities, one often ends up wondering what is going to be the best gift for loved ones.
Chocolates and flowers are romantic; you could go for some cakes and pastries if you plan to drop down to a loved one's place for celebration.
Then, the choice of a gift also depends on ... Views: 156
Diwali is closing in fast, and it's an atmosphere of celebration all through the country.
It is during such times that people often think of visiting homes. As a part of the new found metro culture, families sometimes split after one of the kids is married off. They may move to a different ... Views: 247
What if you are a mother of two or three children and a working woman with lots of responsibilities inside out? What if your boss calls you at midnight for an urgent client meeting? What if you have a business meeting in any other city and your husband is also out of the town for a conference? ... Views: 112
Time speaks louder than words. My friend, Max, got me thinking about this the other day. He was discussing someone in his life who chooses work or going out with other friends over him.
Time is our most precious currency. It is the currency of life. So, how you spend it shows what is ... Views: 155
Let’s say you are involved in a litigation (court) process to address a parenting dispute and it looks like that train is careening out of control.
You can’t foresee using mediation or collaborative law because either you or your former partner won’t agree to this. There may be a ... Views: 117
You are in conflict with your former partner. You see a family lawyer who tells you s/he can be of assistance. The lawyer offers to send a letter of introduction to your former partner or their lawyer and in so doing, sets the tone for the process of settlement.
That first communication often ... Views: 97
In addition to my counseling practice for most matters of family life, I frequently provide workshops. This week, three: one for parents of high school students, one for parents of elementary students and the third for students in grades 5, 6 and 7.
As in all my parent workshops, I ask what ... Views: 157
Last year ended in a huff. When school let out, the pressure was off and the behaviour subsided. Some kids don’t fare well at school.
Come the new school year, parents worry and wonder, “Will it be different this year?”
Maybe the situation will be different: Perhaps maturation over the ... Views: 122
There is a Jewish word that doesn’t translate directly into English, but it informs my attitude to people who have undergone hardship and need help.
Translated, the word is a hybrid of several concepts, not standing alone on any one, but really the combination of all.
The concepts or words ... Views: 121
We all have some very special memories for Fathers' Day. Most of us remember being tucked up at home with the closest of our immediate family and enjoying a grand feast on Fathers' Day, getting to spend some superb bit of quality time with our parents and siblings, and maybe grandparents at ... Views: 150
A move to a new state can be a difficult transition. There are many issues to consider in order to get yourself and your belongings to your new home. To make the moving process go smoothly, you must approach it in a very organized manner. The following are some tips to help make your move as ... Views: 100
Children need to feel good about themselves. They need to be accepted and valued by the adults in their lives and their peers. Children with high self-confidence feel that the important adults in their lives care about them and would go out of their way to make them safe and well. They feel ... Views: 413
Family relationships are some of the most important in your life. There are many families that you may be relating to:
• the family you grew up in
• your extended family of aunts, uncles, grandparents, nieces, nephews, and all their husbands and wives
• your current family
• perhaps the ... Views: 307
I have to admit. I have a hard time asking for help. I have that “false pride” thing about being able to do it myself, that if I have to ask for help, it means I’m helpless. It makes me think about the two year old who proclaims, “I can do it myself!” And now that I’m on the other side of the ... Views: 158
Family is probably at the top of your priority list. For many people, family is the most important and enduring thing in their lives. But it can often be difficult to stay connected and maintain those very important relationships. Life gets in the way, we get busy, little kids take up a lot of ... Views: 233
When adult children and teens decide that it's time to move on, the parent might experience the phenomenon of empty nest syndrome. If you're feeling pangs in your heart over your baby growing up and leaving the nest, you're not alone. Some cases are more extreme than others, but in general, it ... Views: 109
While there can be moments when one is in a position where they do know what is best, there are also going to be moments when this is not the case. It could be said that this is simply part of being human.
If, on the other hand, one was perfect, then there would be no reason for them to have ... Views: 242
Although caring for aging family members during their golden years can be an incredibly rewarding experience, it can also be quite taxing. This is especially true when it comes to managing personal finances and ensuring your own financial health. As senior adults become increasingly dependent, ... Views: 186
ANCESTRY: An Extraordinary Travel Back From Slavery To Royalty
By Stephanie Adams-Nicolai
II. Native Americans
III. American Pioneers
IV. Knights Templar And Crusaders
V. European Nobility And Royalty
VI. Castles Titles And Names
VII. Ancient ... Views: 793
Dear Dr. Romance:
I'm not sure if you're willing or able to help, but I've been looking online for a solution to my problem for a while now. As of yet, I've come up empty handed. My situation is that I'm 21 years old and haven't spoken to my maternal grandparents ... Views: 151
With the New Year just around the corner, the environment is abuzz with celebrations. It’s all fun and frolic, excitement and anticipation. People like to celebrate New Year in their own way, some party hard, and some just relax with close friends and family at their home.
Gifting is one of ... Views: 248
I know my kids love me. Of course they do—I’m their dad. But until recently I did not fully understand just how much they love me, or how much they, as children, do to try and make ME, the parent, feel happy and loved.
My daughter and I have our moments, we argue and sometimes it's intense. ... Views: 254
June is convocation month, and all around the world students are celebrated as they make their way out of their post-secondary, and often, personal, nests as they fly toward the next phase of their lives.
Most of us watch them cross the stage with joy at the possibilities that we imagine for ... Views: 143
Most of us are nowadays enjoying our year end break. Most of the times, this is all about relaxing, feasting, attending a party, and maybe dancing to some groovy music. Alternately, this is a fine time to catch up with friends and family.
We all think about gifting during Christmas and New ... Views: 166
Love yourself. Enough said. Ok, so maybe you’ll need a little more advice, but in everything I share here, remember to love yourself. Those 2 little words is what everything else hinges upon. When you know you are totally lovable and desirable, he’ll know it too. So, what do you love about ... Views: 165
On January 7th, 2016, my big sister, Lori Dempsey Robbins, passed away after an almost four year journey with ovarian cancer. Lori was 45 and the single mom of our 11 year old niece. She was my first friend and one of my greatest teachers.
Being with her through her illness and her death ... Views: 178
As part of your mediated settlement, an extensive amount of time will be spent discussing your custody decisions and parenting plan. With approximately over 40% of all marriages in the United States ending in divorce, over thousands of children spend at least a few years living in single-parent ... Views: 150
Most parents and kids take a mental break from school during summer break, which is often when they spend more time playing outside and sleeping in. Those who enroll in summer school are often unaware of how to prepare for the extra months that are spent in the classroom. To ensure that you ... Views: 163
Barry: If we only knew how many times we are rescued by divine intervention, we would completely trust this higher power. There would then be nothing to worry about – ever! Joyce and I had yet another powerful reminder of this truth – and divine miracle – last week.
In honor of both of us ... Views: 169
Establishing a healthy hygiene routine for your children can be overwhelming with all the other things going on in your life. I mean, where do you start? Believe it or not, you already have the foundation of teaching great hygiene to your children. It started when you were a child yourself, ... Views: 224