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Happy Mother's Day.  This Means You.

Happy Mother's Day. This Means You.

Moms today worry a lot. Yes, mothers have always worried, but today’s young moms are so busy that sometimes motherhood feels like a problem-solving exercise: How can I balance my work, my own needs, and my family? How will I breastfeed my baby after I go back to work? How can I make sure my kids get the education they need?

Why Men Can Only Do One Thing At A Time

Why Men Can Only Do One Thing At A Time

Men and women are supposed to be equal right? Well, for certain things yes. For example, equal pay, equal rights etc. But men and women's brains are not equal. Science can actually explain the reasons men and women do the things they do. Research shows that the female brain operates differenly than the male brain. Each has been trained by millions of years of evolution. This is the source of many of the problems and miscomminuction between the sexes.

Is Your Butt Too Small To Win Your Man?

Is Your Butt Too Small To Win Your Man?

$848,000,000 was spent on Shapewear by American women last year. $848 MILLION. What if that very fashion accessory is KEEPING YOU SINGLE? On a recent CBS Morning Show there was a feature on a segment of that market, the Booty Boosters.  Apparently, the Butt is the '"It" factor in sex appeal this summer...no kidding!

Talking To Children About Osama Bin Laden's Death

Talking To Children About Osama Bin Laden's Death

Apart from parents who have taken extraordinary measures to isolate themselves from the world, there probably isn't a child alive who hasn't heard about the death of Osama bin Laden. Most of our kids know that killing is "bad"; the very fabric of our society is built upon the notion that it is wrong to kill another human being. So the celebration of this man's death certainly has the potential to generate confusion in our children. Here are some thoughts about how to handle the inevitable questions from curious kids about bin Laden's death.

Guy Buying Girlfriend Clothes

Guy Buying Girlfriend Clothes

Why do some guys think they have the right to tell you what to wear or how to wear it? What is it about guys buying clothes for you that feels great but weird at the same time? I'm at the mall, and I can't help but notice a very dashing young man selecting clothes for his girlfriend to try on. "Mmm, that's not really my type," she says, of one of the outfits, "Oh, you'd look great in it. Try it on – for me," he says, handing it to her.

How Dating Can Help Your Daughters

How Dating Can Help Your Daughters

If you’re a Mom with children still at home, I’m sure you have concerns about how your dating might affect your kids’ lives. Issues such as jealousy and challenges with time-sharing are real. But I’d like you to consider the positives. Yes, it’s true that “a happy Mother is a good Mother.” But I also believe that Moms who date have a great opportunity to teach their kids – especially their daughters – essential lessons about taking care of themselves and interacting with boys. ————

For Better or For Worse

For Better or For Worse

"For Better or For Worse..." has been woven into many a vow of commitment over several hundred years.  But how prepared are you if the worst should happen? Check out the first of my 3 part series, "For Better or For Worse", an indepth look at what it takes to be ready to stand by your loved one when crisis hits.  It's your emotional and logisitcal preparedness checklist so you can enjoy the good times knowing you have a plan in place should you come face to face with a ch

More than Flowers: Mother's Day Reality

More than Flowers: Mother's Day Reality

What in the world is more complicated than the mother-daughter relationship? I am one of those 50 year olds with “issues” dealing with both my mother and daughter. On facebook, a friend wrote, “I LOVE MY MOM!!!” and others are writing all these beautiful heart-felt notes about their mothers. When I get my mother’s day card, it takes a long time, because I simply can not send her a mushy-gushy you are the best mom kind of card. I have to find one that just says, “Have a Nice Mother’s Day.”

Three Questions for Easier Decision Making

Three Questions for Easier Decision Making

Many times it's easy to know what to say and do in a given situation such as the everyday tasks in our lives. But there often are times when we are faced with the need to respond or act and we're not quite sure what to say or how to proceed. For example, I was faced with that recently when I was asked to participate in a project that I had some interest in, but wasn't quite sure if I really wanted to do it. When things like this are not clear to me, I've learned three simple questions to guide me through what to say and do.