When the most heinous crimes occur - murders, mass shootings, serial killings - much of the focus understandably turns to the victims and their grieving families who struggle to make sense of senseless violence. But the perpetrators have families, too, who often are horrified and guilt-ridden by what happened. Even the famous are not immune. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles revealed recently how agonizing it was to process the news after her brother was charged in a triple homicide. Biles … [Read more...] about When Tragedy Strikes, Should Families of the Accused Also Suffer?
Keeping your family harmonious and everyone on the same page can be difficult at times. Here is where you will find information that the family can enjoy together, ways to bring your family together to build that strong bond within your family unit, and much more.
I am a firm believer that every human being needs to be treated with the same love, kindness, respect, and dignity that we expect to receive ourselves. Unfortunately, not everyone agrees with me. I also support the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+ community. EVERYONE deserves to be treated with love and kindness and that is something that should never, ever, EVER be withheld because you don't agree with someone else's thoughts, opinions, or preferences on how they portray themselves to the world. It's all about … [Read more...] about Hookup with a Trans Girl – Dating a Transsexual Woman
Summer is coming to a close and back-to-school is looming on the horizon. Students here do not go back to school until the day after Labor Day in September traditionally, but I know that some schools will be starting as early as next week for others. If you have a brand new high schooler in your home, it is an especially big year and reason to celebrate. Your child will be taking their first steps towards adulthood and independence, and it is our job as parents to prepare them as much as … [Read more...] about Top Gifts for The High School Freshman
There are very few people in the world who feel beautiful every time they look in the mirror. Even the world’s biggest supermodels will instantly zoom in on whatever flaws they perceive in their features - so what hope do we as normal people have when we look at our reflections? Here are some tips on how you can feel more confident in your body and your appearance. Photo by bruce mars from Pexels Get Out And Exercise Instead of focusing on what your body looks like, … [Read more...] about How to Feel More Confident When You Look In The Mirror
Have you ever been faced with an issue in life that requires you to use a service that you never thought about using? While it’s easy to feel blindsided by the circumstances surrounding the need for these services, the truth is it’s a common situation that comes up in life. Situations hit people like a ton of bricks and they are required to utilize goods and services that never came to mind. Here are some of the services that don't usually come to people's minds until they absolutely have to use … [Read more...] about Services You Don’t Think About Until You Need Them
Remember spending hours as a child coloring and being in your happy place? Being able to add color to a picture and make it come to life? Think coloring is something only for childhood? Think again! Coloring has been proven to help adults reduce stress and anxiety, improve motor skills and vision, in addition to improving sleep and focus. I'm all for anything that helps with all of that! I knew that adult coloring books were very popular, but had no idea that some adult coloring books were … [Read more...] about Review: #Happlee Diamond Tip Gel Ink Pens
Family pictures are a reminder that every family should have. Taking photos with your family does not have to be staged or fancy. Candid photos of your family together make great future references for when your children are grown. Family photos can be taken professionally or with smartphones. Children's esteem increases with family portraits since it shows the relationship between the child and the relatives interacting in the photographs together. Custom photo books are also a good … [Read more...] about Family Portraits Boost A Child’s Self Esteem
If you have children, it’s natural to want them to lead long, happy, healthy lives. Sometimes, when you’re juggling work, childcare, and running a household, making healthy lifestyle choices isn’t easy, but being healthy doesn’t have to involve a drastic overhaul. Here are some really simple ways to ensure your family is fighting fit. Diet What you eat has a major bearing on your health, and as parents, it’s always beneficial to set a good example. If you tend to reach for the takeout … [Read more...] about Fighting Fit: Simple Ways to Improve Your Health as a Family
Once you have chosen and picked up a new puppy from a shelter, the biggest hurdle is right ahead of you. You're bringing an excitable little dog into new surroundings, and that's not always easy to manage! However, as you've bought your new puppy, there's no going back now, and it's time for some new introductions. You want your puppy to settle in as best you can, and it's essential that your home needs to be a relaxing place for your puppy to move into. What you need the most is some guidance … [Read more...] about Gentle Introductions: It’s Time for a New Puppy!
A little known fact about me - before I became a full-time professional blogger, I was a scrapkit designer as well as a signature tag creator. Now, unless you are an Incredimail junkie - you probably have no idea what a signature tag creator is. This is an example of a signature tag - you create one using a variety of personal use or commercial use images and elements to create a "tag" that you would put at the end of your email message that had your name on it. I started out creating … [Read more...] about Capture Those Memories with Scrapbook Designs from DesignBundles.net
Picture by Rawpixel Being a parent involves continuously thinking about what you can do to be a better mom or dad. What you've taught and told your children up to now, today, and how you prepare them for their future, is a full-time job. But we do our best because we hope that what we do today will impact our kids lives for the better in the future. And so, to give our children the best chance to thrive in a world that's not always all too kind, here are a few thinking points. Diet … [Read more...] about Steps Ahead: Thinking Points for Your Family’s Future
Source We are on a precipice of sorts. For all the people that are more than keen to share their struggles online, there are others that feel they've got to tackle the problems they face all by themselves. Sometimes the approach is simple; when it comes to a specific health problem, we go and pick up the right supplements, and the problem is solved. But as we get older, this attitude of looking after ourselves, and feeling too proud to admit we need help on occasion is a very dangerous … [Read more...] about Asking For Help As We Age (It’s No Bad Thing)