Teenagers are addicted to texting. They are expected to respond to text messages instantaneously and have no problem putting a stop to whatever it is they are doing in order to reply. This becomes a huge problem when what they are doing is operating a motorized vehicle. Many parents worry about distracted driving, and rightfully so. This is an issue that all drivers face, and … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Teen to Stop Texting While Driving
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If you haven’t had to care for an elderly or ill loved one, you either know someone who has or you will soon do it, too. Seniors now, for the first time, comprise the largest age group in the country and will be the first to rely on a less affluent younger generation to care for them. One in six employees cares for an elderly or disabled family member, but less than 25% of them … [Read more...] about Caring For Sick Relatives Without Losing Your Job (or Your Mind)
The world is full of advice for pregnant and about-to-deliver mommies. From books to blog posts to friendly neighborhood chit chat, pregnant women and those on the verge of delivery have numerous information sources when it comes to figuring out what the hell is happening to their bodies and how to cope with those changes. But what about after they've delivered the baby? … [Read more...] about What To Expect When You Are No Longer Expecting
Swearing might have a proper time and place, but it can certainly be a red flag in a relationship. Check out what it might mean if your partner is cursing at you. Automatic Swearing Did you know that swearing can actually be produced in two different parts of the brain? It's true! When someone swears out of sudden frustration, the profanity is usually produced in the part … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean When Your Partner Curses at You?
As moms, we all have those (dirty) little secrets that we only share with our closest mom friends, or after we have had one too many glasses of wine. Well, I have decided to come clean with mine. I am obsessed with nutrition and eating healthy. And that is why one of my secrets (other than how often I really bathe my kids) is so distressing to me. My son, who is six, has … [Read more...] about 13 Tips for Dealing With Picky Eaters