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?
Families are made of many different dynamics and no two relationships are the same. The relationship that you have with your son may not be the same as your relationship with your daughter. The relationship we have with our spouse, our children, our in-laws, and even our friends, affect who we are and how we interact with others.
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
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
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
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)
In most cases, women who find out they are pregnant go through a range of emotions in response to the news, as do their partners and other family members. Pregnancy can be a shock to the system, not only physically and not only to the mother. There are, of course, ways to make the 9-month rollercoaster ride somewhat easier overall. Many pregnant women and their families turn to some of the support networks that are available. It may be that a mother-to-be doesn’t have a large network of friends … [Read more...] about How a Support Network Can Make Pregnancy an Enjoyable Experience
Have you ever wished you could add a few items to the dating site selections when it comes to them matching you up with someone? Online dating is great, it enables people to find and introduce themselves to new people all over the world, usually with the goal of developing romantic or personal relationships and there are a lot of free dating apps to choose from and great sites like welovedates.com. The good doesn't always last, and the bad usually gets worse. -Dr. Jack Van Epp … [Read more...] about Why Quirks Should Be Added to Online Dating Apps
For most parents, the thought of their children becoming teenagers is something that seems terrifying - not only does it symbolize for them that their child is growing up, will soon want to be doing their own thing, won’t want to have their parents around, but it feels like during this time in their life they’re going to be off doing all kinds of things that they’re not supposed to be doing like experimenting with alcohol or even drugs. However, it’s important to remember that most teenagers … [Read more...] about How to Build Trust With Your Teen
As a mother it can sometimes be difficult to find time to spend with your children when you have a busy schedule, and for some it can be particularly difficult to spend quality time with sons doing something that you both enjoy. Here, we have listed a few ideas of things you can do together to help you have some of that crucial one on one bonding time. Exercise Exercising is something that’s important for everyone to do so it’s something you can easily enjoy together. If you have older sons, … [Read more...] about Hobbies to Share with Sons
Divorces, whether amicable or contentious, can be quite emotionally taxing even without you having to worry about your partner infringing on your rights. To ensure that you are treated respectfully, and with dignity throughout the process, the bill of rights guarantees both parties a variety of rights that are further enforced by specific state laws. Whether your partner has shown real signs of their intention to take advantage of you or simply want to ensure that you get what you rightly … [Read more...] about Six Ways to Protect Your Legal Rights During a Divorce
When your parents begin to grow older, there is a time when, unfortunately, your worst fears become real: They lose the ability to lead a safe and independent lifestyle. Whether it’s the result of reduced mobility or of transformed cognitive abilities – such as the result of suffering from mild dementia – you know that you can’t let your parents live alone anymore. For a lot of families, the best decision is to invite aging relatives to move in so that they don’t have to be on their own. … [Read more...] about Don’t Care For Your Parents At Home Unless…
Going through a divorce can feel like an incredibly isolating experience. Fortunately, it does not need to be this way. With so many support avenues available following a relationship breakdown, you don’t have to go through it alone. Find acceptance during a divorce can be challenging. With competing emotions and significant changes to your personal life, it can be hard to find the time to take care of yourself and your emotions. Below are just some support avenues to reach out to, to help make … [Read more...] about Assistance and Acceptance: Finding Support During a Divorce