Older siblings often have trouble accepting the arrival of a new baby because your new little bundle knocks the little prince or princess off of his or her throne. Here are some handy tips to help your older child overcome the jolt of losing her position as your littlest darling.
I had an interesting conversation with some of my close girlfriends and they all have said the same thing lately: "Why the games?" I honestly have had that issue before with my relationships with men. Either I push them away to see if they will come running back or they push me away to see if I will come running back. Why do we do this to each other? Because inevitably the relationship will not last because someone in the relationship will get tired of being tested. The reason why we do this is TRUST!
We've all been there. You're out with your friends, having a good time, hoping to finally meet that nice, honest, trustworthy, stable guy that meets all of the requirements on your list. But while Mr. Nice is walking right by you, your head turns towards that other guy that just walked in. So, what is it that makes us fall for these guys that aren't going to get us to the relationship we know we want?
How many lessons and after school activities are good for children? Many parents want their children to be the best they can be and they take them for lessons, games, practices, etc. after school. Instead of preparing meals together and having the art of cooking dinner and knowledge of basic nutrition passed down from Mother to Son and Daughter , the kids race either race home from school to learn karate, music, etc., or they stay at school and participate in sports and other after school activities.
Anyone not thinking about the New Year with both anticipation and a bit of dread? Without vigilance my mind goes on shuffle. Thoughts range in tempo and temperament from “Oh my gawd it’s almost the first of the year and I haven’t reached all of my goals from 2010” to “Ahh, a new year, an empty canvas, a world of possibility.”
I received an email yesterday that I want to share. I hear some form of this a lot: “I’m [not perfect because of fill-in-the-blank] and I’m worried no man will ever want me!” I get it but I can’t tell you how much this breaks my heart. I lived in the “no man wants a fat girl” reality for a long freaking time.
According to Dr. John Gottman, two out of three couples experience a serious decline in the happiness of their relationship in the three years after the first baby arrives. If you know what experiences to expect in your relationship then you can make a plan to avoid these common pitfalls.
Men are wild about getting their whistles blown. There are quite a few reasons for this. Here are just a few.
By EcoChi's Debra Duneier for GalTime.com This is the season of hope, optimism and a chance for a fresh start. As the season of spring enters it brings with it, the energy of rebirth. Think of the smell of new grass, rain showers and bulbs pushing through the soil with their long awaited colorful blossoms. Follow these tips to clean up your act in time for spring and help you regain control of your environment and your best self! Spring Clean Your Home