Failed time-outs can be a huge source of frustration for parents and teachers, making them question their skills and abilities, and leading to the belief that they need to escalate severity to get consequences to work. This can easily result in stronger and stronger reprimands, lectures, and even yelling, along with more and more drastic and punitive consequences. This is typically a recipe for disaster. There is a much better way. Really understanding why time-outs don’t work is the place to begin.
It’s so easy during the holidays to get caught up in the craze. So easy to feel like you have to give more than you really have to give and then end up exhausted and overspent emotionally and financially come Jan 1. So easy to fall into doing things out of guilt, obligation, habit – instead of out of what brings you the most joy.
Honesty is a wonderful virtue and should be a major part of every good relationship. But you don't tell a prospective employer you have a shoplifting problem and can't get along with co-workers. You don't tell a cop that pulled you over for a taillight you have a bag of pot under your front seat. And you don't tell your new squeeze all of your twisted little secrets.
On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases, one regarding the legality of gay marriage and whether the federal rights granted to heterosexual couples should also be granted to same sex couples. Depending on how they decide by next summer, gay marriage could be legal in the United States!
While the holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends, for many of us, it’s also a time to kick our healthy eating to the curb until January 1st. How can you enjoy the holidays while remaining weight gain free? Here are a few ideas: • Always start with a healthy breakfast-It kick-starts your metabolism and is a great time to load up on fresh fruit, healthy protein and fiber.
I was asked to write this article by a plethora of professionals as the information herein could be extremely valuable to you in your life. I am uniquely qualified to write this, as I have interviewed many men and women who have actually engaged in sex, and sometimes they’ve even become pregnant! Thus the search for a link between sex and pregnancy began. The first interview took place with Dr. Franz Gugenmeister of Kernel Universtadt in Munich.
Take the 6 week sex challenge in your marriage and see how you compare to others, can you make the sex in your relationship better in just 6 weeks. As a clinical sexologist and relationship counselor I am going to give you the tools and home assignments to better sex in just 6 weeks. The most important part is to follow the rules, and keep the lines of communication open. Let’s face the facts, most relationships over time especially marriage, the sex gets boring
A new survey shows that the average adult tells four lies a day, or 1,460 lies a year. Is it any wonder that our children tell fibs, too? Yet chances are when your child tells a whopper, it makes you mad. Why do kids lie? Kids lie for lots of reasons. One of the biggest reasons is to avoid punishment. After all, what child likes being grounded or losing privileges?
I remember the holiday seasons when I was single. The dread I felt every time another party invitation came in the mail because that meant I either went alone or had to dredge up a date. Ugh. I remember Christmas shopping for my dad, and wishing I was in that same department store finding something special for my soulmate too.
By GalTime Editor, Kerri Winick, for GalTime.com Three things you might be surprised to know about Khloe Kardashian: Mascara is her makeup must-have. She can’t live without it! She always applies mascara herself. Even when a makeup artist is on hand. This girl knows how she likes her lashes. While sisters Kim and Kourtney are all about eyelash strips, Khloe just finds them downright irritating.