News of an impending war, terrorism alerts, and the economy has created an enormous amount of stress for many adults and this stress greatly affects our children. When we are fearful, are children are fearful. When we are stressed, our children are stressed. So what steps can we take to help ... Views: 2931
Does the expression "single and happy" sound like an oxymoron to you? Are you weary of others (especially other singles) reinforcing the belief that singles can't be happy? Do you find yourself always planning for the future or putting things off until you "are married and settled? Do you often ... Views: 527
Face Reading Expert, Certified Coach and Author of It's All In The Face
Making the decision to adopt is a huge undertaking. The whole focus is to bring a child into your family to love as your own. Problem is, the child you adopt has a set of birth parents out there who are linked with the ... Views: 1710
We need to touch and be touched. The body's skin needs and hungers for contact. Since touch is the earliest sense to develop in the human embryo, it becomes a major source of physical nourishment throughout our lifetime. When holding and hugging a loved one, contentment soars and the senses open ... Views: 636
Most parents can hardly wait for their baby to say its first word. This usually happens between nine months and a year. From about two years, the child should be able to use simple phrases, and by three he should be able to use full sentences. By four, he should be fully able to talk, although ... Views: 632
YOUR PERSONAL SEXUAL REVOLUTION STARTS NOW
Even to this very day, this is the part about New Sex? that BLOWS MY MIND:
I too -- when I was 28 and had shared sexual relations with over 100 women ? thought I had done and knew how to do everything in sex?
I too thought there was nothing new under ... Views: 1226
Most of us can describe superficial traits our ideal partner will possess; but have you explored what you value in a relationship? Relationships are driven by feelings. When you are with someone who makes you feel good about yourself, the relationship becomes stronger. Ask yourself how you ... Views: 1744
The 7 Stages of a Romantic Relationship
Michelle L. Casto, M.Ed.
There are seven stages in a romantic relationship: avoidance, meeting, dating, breaking up, establishing exclusivity, commitment, and keeping the love you find. Each of these stages vary in length and intensity. At each stage, ... Views: 1536
1. Is it just sexual attraction?
Sexual attraction comes from the reptilian brain and is automatic and powerful because it relates to our survival. It's not always a basis for living with someone happily. Don't let it "hijack" you. Find out what else is there.
2. Do they like to touch and ... Views: 4132
If you've ever had a long-distance relationship with a guy, and lose ou t to a new woman he finds in his hometown, even though you two had a phenomenal relationship, you might find some new research interesting, hopefully even consoling.
fMRI, functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, lets ... Views: 767
Alan Pease, author of a book titled "Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps", believes that women are spatially-challenged compared to men. The British firm, Admiral Insurance, conducted a study of half a million claims. They found that "women were almost twice as likely as men to have a ... Views: 839
The first date is a high-stress time. Here are some ways to make it work better for you.
1. Keep it in perspective.
If it's going well, no problem, but if it isn't, remember it's just a date and it'll end. Make the most of it.
2. Keep your expectations in line.
Consider possibilities rather ... Views: 632
As a parent of a child with a disability or with special needs you will be only too aware of all the challenges you encounter when you try to get the best help you can for your child.
Sadly the list of problems faced by so many children, and their families, never seems to end. Each disability ... Views: 1013
A number of ADHD medications are hitting the market, joining the old Ritalin standby. Concerta, in its relatively short existence, has already grabbed a sizeable portion of the ADHD medication market share.
Although Concerta offers a number of advantages over the older ADHD medications, it ... Views: 45612
“I am going out of my mind. I have two small children and my husband, behind my back, went out and bought a very expensive car. We are hardly making our monthly expenses and he goes out and does something like that. Is he stupid, or what? I am furious! I am on the verge of divorcing ... Views: 1355
Nail biting is common among children as well as adults. It typically begins between the ages of seven and 10. But the number of nail biters increases as children reach adolescence, according to parentplace.com.
On average, boys 10 years old and older tend to bite nails more frequently than ... Views: 1803
Is your son or daughter not as respectful and courteous as you would like? Maybe you’d like to instill more discipline in your child. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could influence better behavior from your child just by making simple decorative changes? You can with feng shui.
Often ... Views: 7176
Is your son or daughter not as respectful and courteous as you would like? Maybe you’d like to instill more discipline in your child. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could influence better behavior from your child just by making simple decorative changes in his or her room? You can with feng ... Views: 803
Having someone you love deployed, whether child, partner, relative or close friend, is extremely stressful. As on military spouse told me, “Why am I acting like this?
When we must separate from a loved one we have reactions that are physiological and emotional that are beyond our ... Views: 1228
Dr. Alysa Doyle, a psychologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, has recently outlined the components or parts of executive function. Executive function is thought process necessary for planning to reach goals and adapting to changes in your environment. Dr. Doyle has listed the ... Views: 1309
According to the book Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, men and women have very different primary needs. Men need appreciation, acceptance, and trust. Without these three things in a relationship, there are often countless communication problems. If you want to understand your Martian ... Views: 6541
Q: What’s worse than moving ?
A: Moving in the middle of the school year.
My family did it more than once when I was growing up. I still remember some of the incidents-being introduced in the front of the class, having to share a locker until they could find one for me, breaking into the ... Views: 2329
Most children love to clean up along with you. In fact, much of the Montessori Method of early childhood education makes use of this fact. If you notice their "work", praise it, and take it seriously, you'll keep them interested and you might also instill some good future work habits. Don't tune ... Views: 690
We strive to create balance and peace in our families. We strive
to live each day in the knowledge that our family is a gracious
gift; a gift to be treasured and celebrated in the every day.
We strive to simplify our lives, but our family's competing
demands are anything but simple. ... Views: 633
The best way to choose a partner is using your emotional intelligence. Here are ten tips.
1. Sexual attraction is based on a primitive and powerful feelings that can "hijack" us.
It comes from the reptilian brain and is automatic and powerful because it relates to our survival. It is ... Views: 6143
Why is it that when women turn men down for sex, they expect us to be understanding and caring, and when men turn women down, they flip out??
Here's the situation: I broke up with a girl I had been with, but have been able to remain minor friends. I know you don't think that's a ... Views: 4651
Today we are experiencing an ever-growing communication gap between parents, teachers and the children whom they are responsible for. Only through honest and sincere communication can we help our children to become honest, healthy and happy individuals. Some of the basic concepts of ... Views: 3090
FENG shui (say "fung shway") is the art of creating a home environment that supports the life you wish to live. A key element of feng shui is creating a smooth flow of chi (positive energy) through your space. Chi likes to move through your home as though it were a gentle breeze or a meandering ... Views: 702
Ten Tips For Setting (And Keeping) Life Changing Resolutions
It’s time for that annual ritual of making (and breaking) our New Year’s resolutions. There is something about the idea of being able to start over that motivates us to pause (at least briefly) and reflect on our lives as they are, as ... Views: 731
It is a known fact that whatever a man can conceive mentally, he can bring into materialization. Meeting and picking up single women for some love, sex, and romance must follow if the proper mental pictures are created and maintained, for this sets in motion the law of cause and effect.
To ... Views: 1811
It's very important to learn how a single woman acts, speaks, and uses body language around you that indicates that she is romantically or sexually interested in you. When you learn these signs, you can use this to your advantage. If a woman is truly interested in you, this really increases your ... Views: 7375
Are you dreading the holidays because you are single? For those who are alone, this can be a difficult season -- especially if you know what it is like to be in a relationship during this time of year. This can, however, be your best time of the year if you follow this plan:
1. Participate in ... Views: 951
One of the hardest things to handle in a relationship is conflict. While a good and fair fight can clear the air and help you to feel closer to your lover, many fights are just hurtful and destructive. Fights that never go anywhere, that are repeated year after year, or that leave you feeling ... Views: 778
Valentine’s Day with its focus on love and romance can be a lonely time of year for singles still without their beloved. Many of us grow up counting on a fairytale romance, where love happens magically and soul mates always find one another -- without effort. Some singles just coast through life ... Views: 817
Christmas has a knob. Use It!
What does this mean? It means you have choices. It's your holiday and you can have it just the way you like it.
Turn it on, turn it off. Turn it up, turn it down. Adjust the dial. Get rid of the static.
It means you're free to celebrate or not, in exactly the ... Views: 754
TIPS FOR SINGLES ON SURVIVING (AND ENJOYING) THE HOLIDAYS
Here you are, facing the holiday season alone. Have you been thinking about?
*how alone and lonely you feel
*excuses you can give family members as to why you can't come this year
*what friends may be available to spend those long ... Views: 857
Here are seven important things to notice about the men you date to assist in determining if a man is the right one for you:
1.Honesty and Truthfulness
This should be at the top of the list. If a man isn't honest,the rest of it doesn't matter much. Love can't survive without trust. You need ... Views: 1074
We have discovered that one of the most important things you can do to create a great relationship is to be fully present with your partner.
To illustrate what we mean by "being present" we want to share part of a conversation Otto had with a business associate recently.
The person Otto ... Views: 1475
Finally, after all of the hard work you have done completing your past, here is a way to break your relationship pattern.
Relationship choices are often based on patterns created in our childhood. These patterns are automatic and subliminal. We believe ours is the way relationships ought to be. ... Views: 3912
By all reports, adults are becoming ruder, and children aren't learning manners either. 82% of Americans polled think children's manners are worse today than when they were children, and they're concerned.
In order to respect himself or herself, a child needs to learn to respect their parents ... Views: 3312
When it came to increasing the size of everyday molehills into large mountains, I’d indeed secured the coveted titles of champion and grand prize- winner. This was not an easy victory with lackadaisical requirements. Practice demands were challenging but I took advantage of every opportunity. ... Views: 1107
Do you want to put to rest the people and situations from your past so they do not interfere with your current and future relationships?
I bet you said yes. Who doesn't have something in their past they want to put to rest? Then let's talk about what action steps you can take to create the ... Views: 984
The first step toward being able to attract and create your ideal relationship is to clear the way for it by eliminating baggage from your past. This baggage refers to any resentments, hurts, or fears you have toward anyone who either was a role model or who
participated directly in a ... Views: 1813
Living in Fear!
As we are aware, our relationships are that bigger part of our life, and our own personal growth. Our growth starts basically from our relationships. Remember when we were young looking up to our parents, or to our older brothers or sisters, sometimes envying them for being ... Views: 4637
I love you!
The famous three words we never hear enough of in our life. Throughout our life span we keep looking, waiting and hoping for something to take us, or lead us, to our true love. Have you ever wondered where we can find love?
What really is this word “Love” that we keep repeating to ... Views: 1138
When you were little, you looked up to your parents. You imitated their mannerisms, words, and actions as you learned about life by watching them. This applies to relationships as well - you leaned about relationships by watching them.
Not all you learned about relationships came from your ... Views: 1521
They say the eyes are the mirror to the soul. And you can use the power of your eyes to influence single women to be attracted to you. You can even literally seduce single women with your eyes. Follow these guidelines to use your eyes to capture the hearts of single sexy women for love, sex, and ... Views: 6543
As a Master Certified Relationship Coach, I work with singles to help them attract a great match and with couples to help put their relationships back on track. I hear great feedback from my clients about the value of coaching.
I think everyone can benefit from having a coach -- coaching can ... Views: 1380