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Managing Your Student's College Acceptance or Rejection

Managing Your Student's College Acceptance or Rejection

The last of our kids graduated from high school 4 years ago, but as the end of spring approaches I still get a pit in my stomach and wake up frightened.  You know that proverbial reoccurring nightmare that you slept through a final?  For me it’s reliving the anxiety, worry and concern while waiting for all those college acceptance notices!  Not worried so much about which would be a yes or no but how those letters would affect my kids.

Prepare or Panic?

Prepare or Panic?

In my home town, my family is usually fairly safe from natural disasters like Earthquakes, Tornadoes and Hurricanes, so I have had little reason to “train” my kiddos the strategies of preparing for such events. However, in the summer of 2011 we went through some pretty scary stuff from natural disasters to potential threats...and I had 2 young boys to get through it.  During that time, I was amazed at the number of people I witnessed over a period of 48 hours acting as though Armageddon was approaching…and they were sucking their children into their fear indu

Do You Stick To Your Relationship Dealbreakers?
What characteristics are important to you in a life partner?

Do You Stick To Your Relationship Dealbreakers?

You may think you know your drop-dead dealbreakers — until you fall in love. Then you find yourself settling for someone who simply isn't the best match for you. It's not just you — people do it all the time. Wonder why? YourTango Expert Julie Orlov has the answers (and the solutions).

No Child Should "Survive" their Childhood...

No Child Should "Survive" their Childhood...

I had a tremendous childhood.  Yes, I had moments when I hated my parents…those sobbing in your room mumbling barely audible statements like “I wiiiish shhhee would get hiiiiit by a buuuus and Diiiiiiiie!”   Because I was asked to do the unthinkable and clean my room or do my math home work before I could go out with my friends. But all in all, I had it pretty good. 

Why Men Love Liking Women, Not Loving Them

Why Men Love Liking Women, Not Loving Them

Have you often wondered why men, don't fall as easy as women do? I am sure you're probably saying thats just men. They are always the last to fall. Have you feel for a man before, mustered up the courage to tell him your in love... To have him say uh uh, I don't know what to say back. It sucks when (1) person falls in the other isn't even close to being on the same page as you.  The Question? Why do men like women, and not Love them?

Women’s Voices; I Can’t Hear You!

Women’s Voices; I Can’t Hear You!

Last year I opened the virtual doors to my own business.  It was a dream come true brought about by hard work and lots of advice from some really brilliant people.  One piece of advice I received from a number of sources was to get active on social media but to make sure that my activity wasn’t political.  This advice might be good for some people and some companies but I don’t think it’s good advice for me.