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Five Tips for Surviving the Holidays as a Divorced Parent

Five Tips for Surviving the Holidays as a Divorced Parent

I remember my first holiday without my children. It was no fa la la. I was accompanying my daughter to her dad's apartment a few days in advance of the holiday -- he had custody that first Christmas -- when my daughter asked me to wait at his door.  The door swung open slowly and as I glanced inside, the view simultaneously quieted me and slapped me hard.  I saw a couple of pieces of furniture and an aluminum silver Christmas tree in the living room.  The tree was sparsely decorated.  I saw it had no tree skirt.  It looked like a haphaza

Single And Dreading The Holidays? Here's The Cure

Single And Dreading The Holidays? Here's The Cure

It’s not even Thanksgiving and you’re already dreading the holidays. You feel the all too familiar pressure of trying to be jolly as a wave of sadness fills your heart. You can't help but think, “Oh please not another holiday without someone to love at my side!” Here it is again, another year has passed and you’re alone.  But actually, you’re not.

Holiday Anti-Stress Guide: 8 Ways To Have A Happy Season
Family time during the holidays may be stressful...but it doesn't have to be.

Holiday Anti-Stress Guide: 8 Ways To Have A Happy Season

Life coach Dr. Kristin Davin understands what it means to be stressed with family problems during the holiday season. After she shares her own personal story, Dr. Davin offers you a list of 8 ways you can change how you react to the holidays and how to have a better time with your loved ones.

Are Dating Tips Sabotaging Your Chances Of Finding True Love?
Think about it - are you trying too hard to follow generic dating tips?

Are Dating Tips Sabotaging Your Chances Of Finding True Love?

You've read all the dating books and you follow the tips. But you're still single. Why? Dating coach Debi Berdnt offers an honest perspective on why those tips aren't working but why you will find the love you deserve.

Reinventing "The Gimme Guy"
Make this holiday season a giving one!

Reinventing "The Gimme Guy"

This holiday season, instead of focusing on what to get your kids for Christmas, try parenting that will have your kids give more than they get.

The Crying Project: Tears for Humanity

The Crying Project: Tears for Humanity

I have started a personal project called The Crying Project. In this project, we ask anybody who feels inclined to send in a video of themselves crying for the greater good of humanity - for instance a person, a group of people or a cause. Still confused? This video tries to explain it. Transcript of video:

The Magical Apple Genie

The Magical Apple Genie

Don’t you love it when you receive mind-blowing customer service? This isn’t a topic I usually write about, but when the geniuses at the Apple retail store blew my mind, I decided to share. Apple creates fanatically loyal customers as well as or better than any other large company in the world, and I’m one of their biggest fans. We can all learn from what Apple does right. The other day, I arrived a few minutes early for my appointment at the Apple store’s Genius Bar.

Break Up Advice Before You Leave: Stay And Get The Lesson

Break Up Advice Before You Leave: Stay And Get The Lesson

It's not who you attract it is who you keep and it's not who you keep it's who you stay with. Because no matter who you decide to keep you will hit your wall and that's a good thing. The art is in how you stay. You will leave because your good sense will tell you to break up, your friends will tell you to break up, unfortunately this will not get you through your wall. Stay and fight. Some people think fighting is bad I disagree. People who love you will fight with you. They are the way you break down your own walls.