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3 Tips To Get Your Kids To Use Their Imaginations

3 Tips To Get Your Kids To Use Their Imaginations

Are your children lost in cyber space? Do they prefer the company of video games and television to the family? Are their only friends on Facebook? Can they day dream and use their imagination to create wonderful games or activities on their own? Do they need someone or something to tell them how to have fun? If so, they need to develop their amazing imagination and think of new ways to solve problems, create possibilities and think their own thoughts. Here are three great ways to plug in imagination

7 Reasons Why Losing Weight Over 40 Is A Struggle

7 Reasons Why Losing Weight Over 40 Is A Struggle

Yes, it may be true that it’s more difficult to lose weight after 40 but before you nod your head with that “I told you so” look, my reasons may surprise and annoy you. You see, after helping hundreds of people lose hundreds of pounds over the last 21 years (many who were 40 and older) I’ve found that the only reasons we may struggle with weight loss over 40 is because of some habits, behaviors and thinking that’s been holding us back. Once we change them, you’ll be amazed at how well your body begins to respond. Ready? Here they are:

4 Tips To Stop Negative Body Talk

4 Tips To Stop Negative Body Talk

As someone who has been there and who teaches women to eradicate their negative body talk, I am keenly aware how often women actually bash themselves without even batting an eyelash. This negative self-talk has become so ingrained in their being that they are no longer aware it even comes out of their mouth. Negative body talk also known as “fat speak” is prevalent everywhere. You don't have to walk far to hear this kind of personal ridicule.

The Art Of Flirting: 8 Tips To Know

The Art Of Flirting: 8 Tips To Know

Flirting is an art so I have been told. For some people it comes naturally and for others it is like speaking Mandarin as if it is a foreign language! My best friend says I am a flirt and that I should teach flirting! Really? I don’t consider that I am flirting expert and I am not conscious that I do it. I guess it does come naturally for me! For dating, what is important about flirting? And why flirt?

Happiness is a Warm Run

Happiness is a Warm Run

July 4th is a 10K tradition for me and I set out with 57,753 of my running buddies. The Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta is the biggest 10K in the world, and I got to run it. I know, I know; I can hear the groans. Running's not for everyone, but the excitement was palpable. There was some kind of transcendent experience going on. I felt happiness all around me. Allow me to explain.

3 Tips To Conduct A Family Meeting

3 Tips To Conduct A Family Meeting

Every member of your family has a right to have his or her opinions respected. You don’t have to agree or go along with what your child wants, but you should at least know what it is, and your child should know why you're overriding his or her preferences. Regular family meetings, where everyone including the children expresses feelings, negative and positive, and all of you work together to solve problems, can help a lot.

Out of the Mouths of Babes...

Out of the Mouths of Babes...

So I was doing my usual Wednesday, kids, Huffington Post reading, video search when I came across a video that I was not prepared for. I know you can learn something new every day, but it is very rare that my lesson is given to me by a very articulate young woman named Astrorice, who I feel is wise beyond her years.

What Does "Friends With Benefits" Really Mean?

What Does "Friends With Benefits" Really Mean?

The term “friends with benefits” seems to be popping up on dating sites, in conversations and even on television as “no strings attached relationship.” If you don’t already know the meaning to it, I will tell you in so many words, sex without commitment, emotion, or respect for one another. I find this term used quite often with people in their twenties looking to explore their sexuality without having to be responsible for any other person’s feelings.

'The Lizard' & 4 More Terrible Kinds Of Kisses [EXPERT]
Leaping lizards!

'The Lizard' & 4 More Terrible Kinds Of Kisses

If you are single and dating, you might understand what it's like to kiss a few frogs. If you're looking for love sometimes, you've got to kiss more than a few. I understand; I've kissed more than my share of men who didn't kiss like real men. They kissed like lizards and bologna sandwiches, metaphorically speaking. So, lets hop to it and get this bad kissing party started. Then we need to get our dating calendar and fill it will men who are great kissers!