Five Tips for Blended Families of Teens Susan P. Epstein, Parenting Coach Are you a step-parent in a blended family? Are your spouse's teens having difficulty adjusting to this new situation? Or have you been blended for a long time and things just aren't going well? Have you heard the kids say, "You aren't my dad/mom, and I don't have to listen to you!" or worse, do the kids just ignore what you have to say?
A Slimmer, Knockout New Look! By Jamie Yasko-Mangum
Do your clothes fit you? Really, fit you? A woman's body goes transforms throughout a lifetime; from a teenager to a 20 something, 30's, 40's, 50, and 60's and beyond. Wouldn't it be jubilant to discover clothes that fit, at every stage of your life! YES! Keep that positive outlook because today you will learn the art of a balanced, slimmer look that transcends your originality. . . . keep reading
Divorce and the Home Stacy Francis
To stay or not stay?
If you wish to continue to reside or own a particular property of the primary residence after the divorce is final, it is important to discuss if that option truly makes sense for you.
Save Time and Money by Planning Your Meals Kathy McHenry
Many households are looking for ways to save time and money on the "food" portion of their budget. Food expenditures are often one of the largest expense categories in many household budgets, so savings there will have a dramatic impact on your household financial health. . . . keep reading
5 Must-Tell Messages to Prepare Kids for Your Divorce Rosalind Sedacca, CCT One of the most difficult conversations any parent will ever have is telling their children about their pending divorce. I know first-hand because many years ago I went through the experience. I fought and faced the overwhelming emotions. The deep gut-wrenching fear. The continuous anxiety. The incredible guilt. And the oppressive weight of shame.
Pursuit of Happiness -- It's Easier Than You Think Joanie Winberg
Most people are looking for happiness and long for that true feeling of success, peace and serenity. It's what we all strive for in our "fast-paced, get-stuff-done" type of lifestyle. Being happy is a choice you face every day of your life. And while we all know that happiness can help with stress, did you also know that it can be a decisive factor in your success, your rise to the top. . . . keep reading
After Divorce- 7 Ways to Rediscover Your True Passion Joanie Winberg Going through a divorce is a very challenging time in a person's life. It is hard to adjust to being single again, as well as living "out of the habit" of being married, especially if you have been married for many, many years.
It is suggested that you use this precious opportunity to rediscover yourself. Think of this time in your life as an adventure to explore the real you. If you have worked outside the home combined with being a mom and wife for the last ten, fifteen or twenty years, you may have lost yourself along the way. Certainly not on purpose, but as most women try to do it all as "super" moms, many times we put our own wants and needs on hold to keep our families and jobs running smoothly!
Take a deep breath and let's start to rediscover our true passions and say…
Will the Real Me Please Stand Up! . . . keep reading