By GalTime Teen Parenting Expert, Barbara Greenberg, PhD, for GalTime.com Being a Step-Parent During the Holidays If you think being a parent of a teen is difficult-- try being a stepparent! This is a tricky role all year long, but it is particularly difficult during the holiday season.
by Marina Sbrochi, for GalTime.com Hey, guys: Do you feel pressured by all the engagement ring ads you see on TV, billboards, radio and magazines? If you don’t cough up two months' salary are you less than a man? Is someone putting the high pressure on you to get her a ring for the holidays? Are her parents giving you the stink eye every time you come over and don’t ask her father for her hand?
By Talking Teenage, Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, Psy.D., for GalTime.com simple solutions to be happier, calmer and less stressed during the holidays (and beyond) You have a busy, fulfilling life. You have much about which to be proud. You are smart, street savvy, confident and determined, everyone says so. "Then why," you wonder to yourself, "do I feel so stressed out and unhappy?
By Certified Registered Dietitian, Lisa DeFazio, for GalTime.com Have you ever said “I just want to lose 5 pounds.” There are a few things you can do to make it happen. An easy way to remember these tips is the word “LOSES”. Each letter represents a tip. “LOSES" Lots of fruits, vegetables, and water.
By Relationship & Sex Talk, Jane Greer, Ph.D., for GalTime.com jessica simpson's parents file for divorce Tina and Joe Simpson, parents to pop stars Jessica and Ashlee, have filed for divorce after 34 years of marriage, citing “discord or conflict of personalities.” There have been rumors that Joe had an affair with a young
The holiday season can be full of joy or full of stress, which is for you? The difference between finding joy or feeling stressed during the holidays can come from the areas of emotion, physical activities, and diet. How you deal with your emotions and how you emotionally deal with the holidays can determine whether you have joy or stress during that time. For example, if you have relationship difficulties with family members or past hurtful memories, the holidays have a way of making you feel worse. I remember a woman who felt generally happy through t
It’s a fact. As your kids grow up, you must grow up, too! If you are the parent of teens, you can’t treat them the way you did when they were eight. As they grow, you have to grow. What worked with a child won’t be effective anymore. The sooner you accept that, the easier adolescence will be on all of you.
Dear Dr. Romance: I read some of the things you stated about marriage and why people divorce. I am feeling overwhelmed lately to the point I just want out. I have been married for over 17 years. We have 2 school-age children together. I am in school full time and work full time and still have a household to run. Can you please help me find a counselor? You are a blessing to all who reads and speak with you. Keep doing your daily work. God Bless.