Although the age of the internet has made communication far easier for families to keep in touch, there is still that gap between those people who know how to use it properly, and those that find it a complete minefield. If you've got aging parents, and they've just missed the boat as far as learning how to use a computer is concerned, it could certainly benefit their lives, … [Read more...] about 3 Tips to Help Your Parents Have an Internet Relationship with the Grandkids
There are many difficult conversations that people have to have over the course of their lives. There are the conversations that can become arguments; having to talk to your children about their behavior or grades. Then there are the tough conversations that can decide your future direction in life; conversations with your spouse about where you might move to in future, or how … [Read more...] about Tough Talks with Loved Ones: An Effective Guide
Post-divorce life is both physically and spiritually challenging. Some of us can’t help putting dwell in the past, where are memories are kept and where we lived all experiences, both good and bad. Many of us struggle with forgiveness, both when it comes to others and personal forgiveness. Letting go of the weight of the past is a critical step toward healing and growing after … [Read more...] about 4 Lessons I Learned After Divorce
The love that exists between a child and their mom and dad is everlasting. No matter what happens, they will always be there to offer advice and support. Still, it doesn’t mean this relationship doesn’t adhere to normal rules. To maintain it, both parties have to work hard, be conscious of the others’ feelings, and give each other space. The problem is it’s easier to say than … [Read more...] about How To Maintain A Healthy Relationship With Parents As You Both Age
Sharing space and living with other people is rarely an easy endeavor. Even when these people are those you love the most, having to deal with one another on a daily basis can get very draining. Trust us, we know this. Along with this, though, it also makes it impossible to tell when something isn't right most times. Your family's happiness is … [Read more...] about Keeping Home Emotions On Balance
Differences in opinion within a marriage are bound to happen, and these opinions can range from personal time, housework, and child care. However, the most common subject that leads to marital strife is money. Conflict regarding money management in a relationship comes to no surprise. Most of us have not been taught the importance of money management by our parents or our … [Read more...] about Love and Money: Why Financial Talks Matter
Most of us are so busy that we don’t have enough time to spend with our family. We need to complete urgent tasks, run the household and take care of our family. However, spending time together is still the best way to show that we care about each other. Make it a point to have dinner together so that you can be a part of your family’s daily conversations and answer … [Read more...] about Using Coffee As Part of Your Weekly Family Bonding
Ever wonder why you can't seem to hold on to a relationship? If you have been trying to meet the special someone and haven't been able to hang onto that relationship - you might need to check yourself and look for underlying reasons. It might be time to change your behavior or improve your health, or both. There are some embarrassing conditions that can make you almost … [Read more...] about Nine Embarrassing Conditions that Can Kill Your Relationship
It doesn’t happen often. But when it does it leaves you in a spin. The grandparents have offered to take the kids for a weekend! It couldn’t have come at a better time either. The two of you have been desperate for some quality time alone. It’s important to make every hour count. Of course, you’ll miss the kids. A full overseas vacation isn’t right just now. But a grown-up, … [Read more...] about A Kid-Free Grown-Up Day Out?
There comes a time in everyone's life when they start to feel as though they really need a change. A lot of the time people don't even really know what kind of change that is, just that they're getting sick and tired of the same old routine and they need to break it somehow. Now, the idea of doing this can often be pretty scary for a lot of people. After all, even if you're not … [Read more...] about Looking For A Change? Don’t Wait For The New Year!
For many people, the thought of losing a spouse is the ultimate nightmare. Your spouse becomes someone you share everything with; your life companion, your best friend and your lover. So, when the nightmare becomes a reality, it can feel like your whole world is crumbling before your eyes. There is no manual for dealing with such a devastating loss, but there are some things … [Read more...] about Dealing With the Death of a Spouse
Being in a relationship is a balancing act which few people truly achieve. From the early stages of your time together to your anniversaries in years to come, you will always have to work hard to keep the person you love happy. This sort of skill can’t be taught, but this doesn’t mean that it can’t be learned, and this post is here to help you out. To give you an idea of the … [Read more...] about The Not-So-Simple Guide To Keeping Someone Happy
Trashy TV shows would have us believe that divorce always has to end in tears. Vengeful wives who cut their spouses wardrobe to pieces, scratch their cars and do their darndest to take them for every penny they have and sneaky husbands who do everything in their power to hide their money and their indiscretions from the courts are common staples in fiction, but real life … [Read more...] about Divorce Tips for a Fast and Amicable Ending
Families can be tough nuts to crack, especially if you don’t really get to spend a lot of quality time together. If you have a big family, making sure that you can tend to everyone’s needs can be difficult and when one child needs more than another, the imbalance can put everyone on edge. It might sound surprising, but one good way to bring everyone together is to play a team … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Team Sports Will Bring Your Family Together
Few things send shivers down your spine as a parent like the prospect of your offspring navigating the rocky waters of love, romance, and sex. They don't seem ready, and they never will seem ready. Will your innocent little lamb be corrupted by a deviant? Will your sensitive butterfly have their heart broken by a callous sociopath? Have they learned enough sexual safety in … [Read more...] about Help! My Teenager is Dating!
In any relationship, keeping the love alive is really important. It doesn’t matter how strongly you feel about each other at the start. Science proves that after around 3 years, those original chemicals and hormones begin to fade. We stay together after this period due to the connection we’ve built, loyalty, and how much work we continue to put into the relationship. Some … [Read more...] about Here’s How You Can Help To Keep Your Love Alive