It's July, and what better time of year to ponder the benefits and drawbacks of independence versus dependence? I came to think of my own lack of dependence on others the other night when I reloaded the dishwasher after the kids loaded it. Why could I not let that go? (I have also re-made beds and re-fluffed pillows.) As much as I resist it, I heartily endorse the benefits of … [Read more...] about Finding a Middle Ground Between Independence and Control Freak
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Thanksgiving is a time that we gather together to celebrate with those we love. And as we reflect on all that we are thankful for, it's also a good time to consider those who are less fortunate. Here are four simple ways that you can get into the festive spirit by helping others: Nautica’s Holiday “Well” Wishes Photo Project Nautica has launched a new program called the … [Read more...] about Four Great Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season
Sagittarians run through life with unbridled enthusiasm, generally bumping into things and knocking them over. Anyone who has shared a close relationship with a Sagittarius can tell you tales of bruised feelings and trampled toes. Sometimes it seems that the natural place for the Sagittarian's foot is in his mouth, but you'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who holds it against … [Read more...] about The Best Love Match for Sagittarius
Although you may be hard-pressed to find a man who would admit to it, American men are losing their interest in sex, according to "Psychology Today" magazine. Marriage therapist Michele Weiner-Davis says that about 20 to 25 percent of men have low sexual desire. Many men connect their sense of self-esteem with their virility, so it can be quite distressing for a man to lose his … [Read more...] about What Causes Low Sex Drive in Men?
Chances are, a baby is conceived for all the wrong reasons when kids are too young. Most times, the pregnancy is unintended, and often teenagers try to get pregnant feel that they have little prospects and love in their lives. These teens may welcome the excitement of baby showers and a baby who will love them unconditionally. But there are some scary facts teenagers and their … [Read more...] about The Facts About Teenage Pregnancy Moms Must Know