Savannah is our oldest child, and being first, is the one we learned the most from. Translation, we screwed up the most and learned what not to do. We lacked the ability to hold a clear and safe structure for her and at the same time pushed certain structures and expectations, resulting in temper flares on both sides, resistance, and struggle. She made us mad…and we made her mad.
While most people know the value of their personal space, many still struggle with how to make their home truly their own — a reflection of their style and personality, of who they really are. So, what can you do to create your own style and maintain your happiness? Business Coach Monica Magnetti offers important tips for creating a powerful living space.
“I don’t get it, how do people mix passion with their career? I do love to paint but I can’t even think of taking it as a career and doing it all the time. That would be too much for me” – Katherine snapped at me and dismissed my own motto – Align with Passion! This is not the first time I got such comment, and Katherine is a good friend, so I could see where she was coming from.
Kids notice differences in other people. They are not "colorblind" as some adults like to pretend, and thank God, since all of our many differences are such an important part of our individual and cultural identities. And while it's perfectly natural for kids to notices racial differences, they do not naturally judge one set of characteristics as superior or preferred, until some adult teaches them to prefer certain characteristics.
So often women expect of others what we don't give ourselves and with regard to relationships, this is one of the five mistakes we make that give our power away. We must develop an excellent relationship with our self before we expect them with others because we expect our mate to: love us; trust us; cherish us; respect and honor our bodies, personal boundaries and true value; but we don't love, trust, cherish, respect or honor ourselves.
7 Ways To Parent Better Teamwork What responsibilities do you and your spouse take on as parents? It’s important to find your style of parenting with teamwork. How do you help each other? Do you have to ask or is it just expected? It’s important to communicate with one another what your strengths are as parents because it will be easier to divide up tasks.
In this final chapter on identifying boundaries we continue to explore how our boundaries and limits stem from our views about ourselves and how they impact our lives and relationships. Recognizing your value and making choices to support that value is an integral part of relationship building and maintenance. Boundaries can show your level of respect for yourself and your body through how you act and what people you allow to have influence over you. Learning that you have value can help you to understand that the way in which you treat yourself is how others will treat you.
This series is designed to address personal boundaries and help you to identify those that you or someone you know may be having some difficulties with. By identifying boundaries and knowing when they get crossed, we stand a greater chance of protecting ourselves and gaining more fulfilling relationships. Sometimes we focus on meeting someone else’s needs and end up sacrificing our own. By putting limits in place you will find that not only do you feel healthier, but you have also surrounded yourself with others who feel the same!
Would you ever date a man who'd slept with a prostitute? Or could you even? It's a question of morals and values, or maybe only what we can overlook in a relationship and what just simply can't. It's different for everyone. When The Gloss recently surveyed a handful of women on the topic, they got a wide variety of answers.
This is the story of a young woman who met a man and fell in love. They were perfect for each other. In a month he confessed to her that he had never met anyone like her before and she made him feeling things he had never felt for a person before. Naturally, she felt the same way. Sounds like a typical love story, no? Sure, except it didn’t exactly end that way.
We asked the top love experts to give the final word on the most-asked relationship and dating questions. In this episode of "The Final Word," we asked them what qualities a couple should have in common—similar interests, physical attraction, values or a combination of all three?
"I feel like in the time that I've been laid off, I've become a family man," he continued as I listened while stuffing my mouth with sustenance from the hen. "Maybe I've been growing that way anyway, but being laid off has given me another level of awareness. It makes me want to be somewhere where you can hear the roosters crow—like back in Puerto Rico."