When watching movies, television shows or reading novels, I always wondered how authors could gloss over the every day trials and tribulations of being a human being. Why didn’t the main character ever get plagued with a migraine? How come protagonists never complained of stomach cramps? Why couldn’t a romantic lead ever interrupt a pivotal moment because she had to run to the … [Read more...] about Motherhood – Too Much Over Sharing?
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The holiday vacation brings family, joy and fun. But it also can bring too much idle time for the kids. We talked to parenting expert, Meredith Sinclair, about ways to spend quality time with your kids during the holidays. Many parents feel that they don’t spend enough quality time with their kids. What are some ways parents can address this issue? This is indeed a … [Read more...] about Spending Quality Time With The Kids During The Holidays
I once read a statistic that a woman in her mid-forties has a better chance of being hit on the head by falling space debris, bitten by a King Cobra or being struck by lightning than she does of ever finding true love again. Let’s just say that reading that statistic has stuck with me for years. At 37 I found myself divorced with six young children and trying to find my way … [Read more...] about When You Have A Better Chance Of Being Struck By Lightning Than Finding True Love
While most people don't always manage to stick to their New Year's resolutions, I am all for making goals and trying to reach them. What's wrong with striving to improve your imperfections or change some bad habits? With that said, here are some of the most popular New Year's resolutions I've come across and some advice on how to actually achieve them: 1. Get in Shape No … [Read more...] about 7 Most Popular New Year’s Resolutions
I have found that many teenagers are being coddled too much by doting parents. So when it comes time to go to college, they break down because they haven’t been taught independence skills. I have seen so many kids so sheltered that they have a terrible time with the basics of doing laundry, cleaning, and making a schedule ( that the teenager makes and follows). I truly … [Read more...] about How to Raise Independent Kids