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To Teach or Not To Teach

To Teach or Not To Teach

I went to a barbecue that one of my old roommates was hosting last weekend and had a surprising encounter. As I am mingling with friends and strangers alike I come upon a young woman in the buffet line, spoon in hand. “Here is some carna asada for you.” “Oh, no thank you,” I said with a smile. “I don’t eat beef.”  She looks at me with a quizzical look and replies, “You don’t eat beef, why?

Are YOU Ready To Change Your Relationship Status

Are YOU Ready To Change Your Relationship Status

You were going along swimmingly dating and getting to know other fabulous singles then all of the sudden you meet someone that you want to spend the majority of your time with. You may not be sure if you’re ready to totally change your relationship status, but you know that you’ve found something worth exploring. Here are some clues that you may be interested in going from ‘single’ to ‘taken’ with a new love-interest.   1. You’re spending weekend nights together

Are You Afraid Of  Reaching Your Weight Loss Goal?

Are You Afraid Of Reaching Your Weight Loss Goal?

All the talk is about weight loss, and for good reason! Sedentary, overweight and obese lifestyles are of great concern. It is a matter of personal health, the country’s financial health, and the health of our planet. Not everyone who has excess weight is actively looking to do something about it. But for those of us who are, quite a few find it hard to go all the way to becoming one’s best self!

10 Holiday Sexts To Send Your Man

10 Holiday Sexts To Send Your Man

Look, the holidays are cozy and romantic.  The chill in the air and the colorful decorations can make you and your man just want to snuggle and tussle and snuggle and tussle and then pass out sweaty atop each other in front of the fire while drunk on Nog and half way through the second round of Marieh Carey's Christmas album. (If you have a bear skin rug and a fire place, you're truly set!) Because this is such a cuddly time of year, it's only natural that it's the perfect stage to put on the minx performance of a lifetime.  

Learning Through The Twelve Days of Christmas

Learning Through The Twelve Days of Christmas

In society, Christmas begins earlier and earlier.  In fact, it often starts before Advent even begins.  In religious tradition, it actually starts on Christmas day and continues to be observed for twelve days until Epiphany (January 6th).  This is also a time when children are often off from school which can lead to added stress in families.  Here are twelve video clips that you can watch with your children during this time.  As you do, you and your child(ren) will explore different aspects of the Christian meaning behin

4 Relationship Attributes to Develop: Lessons from Advent

4 Relationship Attributes to Develop: Lessons from Advent

Advent is the season Christians observe leading up to Christmas.  During this season, Christians traditionally focus on hope, peace, joy and love.  These very same themes can also be important things to focus on in our relationships in order to enhance our relationship whether it is at the beginning early stage or is more mature.  This focus can occur during Advent or can be something that is worked on by a couple at any time.  For each of these ideas, here is two lessons you can take from Advent to understand the

Secrets to Making Romantic Holiday Dreams Come True

Secrets to Making Romantic Holiday Dreams Come True

You know that busy two-week stretch leading up to "Happy New Year," right?  Well, isn't it supposed to be a nonstop party; a string of mistletoe inspired kisses; a joyous reveal of extravagant gifts?  Then why does January 2nd herald so many choruses of, “Thank goodness it’s over?”  And why do the shiny jingle bells of love, which hold so much promise early in the holiday season, seem tarnished by January?  I suggest it’s because most of us have set ourselves up for holiday disappointments, encouraged by movies, media and the merc