Make a conscious effort in 2013 to make time for your spouse and children.
Many people make New Year's resolutions each year. Goals are set for exercising, loosing weight or getting organized. But how many parents take the time to size up their family and set goals that will make their family closer and happier?
Facing multiple tragedies, a friend comes to care for herself as much as she has cared for others.
I love getting mail, the real kind you don’t have to print out. The kind you have to get out of your chair for. So I was excited to see my friend’s return address in the pile, and it wasn’t just because the envelope didn’t hold a bill.
Marriage is tricky. Motherhood? Even trickier. Balancing them both is — well — just shy of impossible. So, we asked the experts for their best advice about how you can be everything to everyone all of the time ... or at least a great wife to your husband and a great mom to your kids. Here's what they had to say:
Why keeping a scorecard is the worst thing for your marriage—and how to put it away.
What is the fruit of half a century of self-absorption? Whereas one researcher points to issues such as a reduction in civic responsibility and community service, and a lack of concern over broader societal issues, I see implications for marriage… and they are that are not good.
Theoretically, asking your husband or wife to empty the dishwasher should be totally devoid of drama or tension. It's just one of many chores necessary to keep your home functioning, right? However, with a passive-aggressive personality, any situation has the potential to go from the trivial to emotional combat.
6 questions to consider before filing for divorce.
This decision about whether to stay in or leave your relationship is important. It is not just you and your partner who will be affected, it is an even more significant decision. These six questions can help you decide whether to stay in or leave your relationship:
Spouses and parents can support or sabotage Diabetes Treatment. How can you help?
Do you find family members make it harder or easier for you to control your Diabetes? When performing a study at Vanderbuilt University on use of technology, researchers noted many conversations about family members. Rather than wanting emotional support, people with diabetes wanted practical help.
It's tough trying to surprise my kids with Christmas gifts. It's even harder to surprise my husband.
The person who's the hardest for me to surprise isn't our kids, it's the studly 34-year-old who shares my bedroom. It isn’t because he snoops, though. He’s pretty cooperative like that. We’re just such a team and make a habit of being so transparent with each other, that any deviation creates a disturbance in the force.
"The Techlationship Talk" is 5 questions every couple should answer in this social media age.
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