TWELVE RELATIONSHIP “DO’S” FOR THE HOLIDAYS ….and every day! Relationship help that, well…really helps! People fall in love, get engaged and get married over the holidays. People visit families and feel at home, or remember why they seldom visit. People react to the stress of the holidays poorly and relationships crack, develop fracture lines, or fall apart.
When the holidays hit for the kids of divorced parents, stress and guilt can hit hard, and they may not enjoy it at all. To make your kids' holidays fun and full of love, check out these parenting tips for single parents or blended families!
Okay, so maybe Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer first aired before you were born, let alone your kids, but that awkward claymation is still pretty charming. Or maybe you're a Dickens fan? The Muppets Christmas Carol is a retelling of the classic story about an old man re-evaluating his priorities in the holiday season.
Most people know that there is a propensity to gain weight around the holidays. What they may not know is that this holiday weight gain is largely responsible for the general yearly weight gain that occurs during much of life. Since being overweight puts a strain on the heart and other organs, it is important to be cognizant of how and when weight gain occurs and if it can be avoided. HOW MUCH WEIGHT DOES THE AVERAGE PERSON GAIN DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON?
What images come to mind when you hear 'Christmas card'? If you thought thigh-slit dresses, a summer day at the beach, or the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, you may be a long lost Kardashian. Scroll through the famous family's valiant struggle against nineties hair trends, a few well-aimed stink eyes, and a few holiday family poses that look almost normal. Kardashian? Normal? Can it be?
From shopping for everyone on your list to getting your place ready for the annual Christmas party, the holidays can be chaotic. Here's how to grab that precious moment to yourself.
Hosting your first Thanksgiving with your partner? Stressful, right? Well, forget all you've been told about cooking a turkey in the oven. Celebrity chef David Burke is here to show you how to cook your turkey in the dishwasher.
It’s not even Thanksgiving and you’re already dreading the holidays. You feel the all too familiar pressure of trying to be jolly as a wave of sadness fills your heart. You can't help but think, “Oh please not another holiday without someone to love at my side!” Here it is again, another year has passed and you’re alone. But actually, you’re not.
Life coach Dr. Kristin Davin understands what it means to be stressed with family problems during the holiday season. After she shares her own personal story, Dr. Davin offers you a list of 8 ways you can change how you react to the holidays and how to have a better time with your loved ones.
Cooking your first Thanksgiving meal together can be intimidating to say the least. That's why we've done the work for you by preparing the ultimate menu, including tasty hors d'Oeuvres, a decadent dessert and, of course, the hallmark of the holiday: the turkey.
Dealing with anxiety during the holiday season? If you have pet or you're thinking about acquiring one soon, this expert explains how they can reduce tension and help you refocus on what's really important.
Divorce coach Dr. Karen Finn offers 21 tips to having a happy holiday after your divorce. With ideas ranging from keeping traditions to giving yourself a special gift, this expert offers valuable solutions that will make your holidays as merry as can possibly be.
Relationship expert Dr. Karen Sherman knows how stressful Thanksgiving may be... but that doesn't mean you should focus on the stress. Instead, she offers 5 fool-proof ways you can feel and act grateful during the holiday.
In my note to you last week, I told you that I was in the midst of Jain high holiday. So, for the last 3 days, Hemal and I flew out to be with my family. There was a ceremony that we all participated in as a family that tapped me into my own divinity, the love of my family, my brother, my husband, and the Universe in a way I haven’t felt in a very, very, very long time. I had to tell you about it, and how love doesn’t just come in the form of a man. It is so so much bigger than that.