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Navigating the Holidays with Kids After (or During) Divorce

Navigating the Holidays with Kids After (or During) Divorce

by Marina Sbrochi, for GalTime.com making holidays happy when you're a single parent Managing the holidays when you are married with children definitely takes some finesse and strategy.  Sometimes just the negotiating where to go can even be rough - “Should we alternate years for Thanksgiving and so on?  OR Do we visit one house, then the other if we live in the same town?”  Forget simplicity if both families live out of town. 

20 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

20 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

It's that time of year again that most of us look forward to ... cautiously! Though it’s supposed to be a Holiday Season which infers excitement and good times, it’s also a period that is fraught with stress and tension on so many different levels.  Most people want the next several weeks to offer a sense of joy, yet don’t quite know how to achieve it.

Using Insecurity as a Tool for Growth

Using Insecurity as a Tool for Growth

By the JOY Professor, Johanna Lyman, for GalTime.com I’ve noticed that people tend to believe that feeling insecure is a character flaw. While it’s true that we don’t value insecurity in our society, it may be worthwhile to re-evaluate that position. When we face an insecurity, it allows us to access vulnerability, which can be a very powerful experience.

4 Sugary Sweets & 4 Bah Humbugs of Gift Card Giving

4 Sugary Sweets & 4 Bah Humbugs of Gift Card Giving

Remember the last time you were carded? Stop. We mean gift-carded! Most people in this land of plastic have either given or received at least one gift card. The National Retail Federation reports that 6 of 10 consumers say “they’d like to receive gift cards this year.” The to-give-or-not-to-give debate rages on, but all of The 5 Money Personalities™ may benefit from buying gift cards for others.  The Flyer c

Dating on the Down Low?

Dating on the Down Low?

Secret love affairs are the stuff of fairy tales aren’t they? Well, perhaps.  They are exciting.  You and this person have your own little secret.  Hiding from others.  Adrenaline pumping.  The two of you are in your own world.  No one else is allowed.  No one else can know. It’s dating on the down low. Wait a minute? Why are you dating on the down low anyway?

Attract The Partner Of Your Dreams

Attract The Partner Of Your Dreams

I’ll only ever be honest with you. To attract a partner takes more than just getting a fantastic online profile or getting out there dating. Becoming more attractive, having more confidence and more fun in your life will dramatically increase your chances of bagging the man or woman of your dreams. It doesn’t have to be difficult if you commit to the long game and make some simple lifestyle choices. 1. Take Pride In Your Appearance

Lose Weight while Cheating on Your Diet During the Holidays

Lose Weight while Cheating on Your Diet During the Holidays

Amid the jingle bells, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa lights and other holiday delights, you may be thinking, “There goes my diet and figure!” These tips can help you stay on track with your dietary and fitness goals while also enjoying a little holiday sweet so that by New Year’s Eve, you can still fit into your sexy outfits and rock in the New Year feeling healthy and strong. Create a Plan for Cheating

Delicious Life Lessons I Learned from My Father

Delicious Life Lessons I Learned from My Father

My Dad died. There…I said it out loud. Even though I was by his side and saw him take his very last breath, it’s been hard to believe he’s gone forever. F-o-r-e-v-e-r. I wanted to write this article for Thanksgiving so I could publicly thank him and show my gratitude. How trite, I thought. It doesn’t do him justice. So I write now. On a dreary Friday in November. Just another day like every single day since October 2 when I think of him and wish he were here.