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My Dad Wanted Me to Be A Teacher

My Dad Wanted Me to Be A Teacher

I remember when I was in school my Dad used to say to me, "You should be a teacher." It's so rewarding, helping others and you'll have the Summers off! Well, I took his advice and while I was in public school I was a teacher's aide for Kindergarten and 1st grade. During summer vacations I was a camp counselor. My favorite was the summer I had 3 yr olds. It was one of my missions to have all those kids tie their own shoes by the end of summer...

6 Things To Do If Your Teenager Terrifies You

6 Things To Do If Your Teenager Terrifies You

Lets admit it. Being mom to a teen who is growing into an adult can be intimidating. Add in the hormones, typical teen attitude problems, and maybe a bit of teen insecurity, and you have a recipe for disaster. I’ve been talking to a number of moms lately who sometimes feel downright afraid of their teenager. If this describes you, please keep reading.

Christie Brinkley Shines While Protecting Herself [EXPERT]
Christie Brinkley stayed calm on The Today Show while being grilled in an interview.

Christie Brinkley Shines While Protecting Herself

Women who mistakenly loved psychopaths in the past are often made out to be the trouble-makers while the one creating all the drama sits back and grins. These kind of men have an eerie calm and a manipulative edge to them that can be felt once you are aware of them. We should start listening to the women who are trying to explain that. This kind of man is extremely toxic.

10 Parenting Secrets To Empower Kids: #3 No Means Yes

10 Parenting Secrets To Empower Kids: #3 No Means Yes

By nature, people like be right. We like to be correct. It makes us feel smarter. Kids are people. They like to be right too. Referring back FEAR as addressed in Secret #2, if a kid is afraid to look or sound dumb or un-cool if he or she does something incorrectly, how likely do you think that child is to participate in class, join a club or sport, or try new things?

4 Signs Your First Date Should Be Your Last [EXPERT]
4 universal dealbreakers.

4 Signs Your First Date Should Be Your Last

All relationships have to start somewhere and that somewhere, most of the time, is on a first date. So, how do we know after that first date if the guy is deserving of our company for date number two?

6 Ways To Stay In Love While Planning Your Wedding [EXPERT]
Planning a wedding should not take a toll on your relationship.

6 Ways To Stay In Love While Planning Your Wedding

As couples plan a wedding, they all too often let the wedding details take precedent over the relationship. Once upon a time, there were dinner dates, texts to say “I love you,” and hand holding. But, now, dinner means menu tastings, texts are sent to the wedding planner and hand holding is out of the question. Instead, a bride’s hands are full of clipboards, wedding notebooks and smart phones.

Does Premarital Cohabitation Predict Divorce? [EXPERT]
Take a look at your commitment level before making the decision to live together.

Does Premarital Cohabitation Predict Divorce?

The Centers for Disease Control just released a study today that examines data from first marriages for men and women ages 15 to 44. The data was collected from 2006 to 2010 by the National Survey of Family Growth with 22,682 respondents. The Associated Press promptly released a story with the headline, "Move-In Before Marriage No Longer Predicts Divorce". But, that's not exactly what the study shows.

5 Tips To Burn That Stubborn Body Fat

5 Tips To Burn That Stubborn Body Fat

Why can't you burn that ugly, stubborn body fat?  Good question. Watch television or surf the internet for one hour and you will find quick solutions for burning your fat.  There's only one problem with this.....there are no quick solutions for burning body fat and losing weight! Start your fat burn adventure by burning total body fat. Never do "spot fat reduction," such as targeting abdominal fat. Spot reduction won't work.