Category Archives: Family Issues

Say Goodbye To Lonely Saturday Nights

According to a classic Frank Sinatra song, Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week. Are you like Old Blue Eyes – spending the hours in between your work week and Sundays wondering if you’re missing out? After all, daytime TV shows and women’s magazines sometimes make it sound like you have to have a romantic partner to live a full and happy life. Regardless of your relationship status, you may also be one of a […]

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Break Free From Your Need To Be Codependent

Many codependents don’t even realize they’re codependent. Do you rely on your partner’s approval for a sense of self-worth and identity? If so, you might be codependent. Here are some more signs: ● There is often extreme sacrifice to satisfy the needs of your partner. ● If you’re clingy or feel insufficient on your own, that’s another strong indicator you might be codependent. ● Constant anxiety is another sign of codependency. Ask your friends if you’re too […]

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10 Reasons Why You Need To Ditch The Super Mom Syndrome

For any of you Moms out there that are doing it all, attempting to gain Super Mom status, let me give you my own personal opinion…It’s not worth it!!! The pursuit of the Super Mom is an endless search that will be of great cost to you in the end. Here are 10 reasons why you need to put an immediate halt to this pursuit. #1 – There is no such thing as a Mom who can […]

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Setting Goals For Your Family

Sometimes you will wake up and think to yourself that your family life is not exactly where you would like it to be. Relationships can falter over one small disagreement. Therefore it is extremely easy to grow out of touch with your family, or otherwise have your relationships turn into something less than extraordinary. If you feel that your family life is stagnant, then you should immediately start to set goals and give your family life the […]

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How To Feel Good About Yourself With A Total Makeover

You’re probably aware of reality shows. One of the more popular types of reality show lately has been the ones where people are encouraged to lose weight or are given a makeover. You may never be chosen for a television show, but here’s how to feel good about yourself with a total makeover. You may not need a drastic makeover, but that doesn’t mean you can’t reinvent your look. Don’t try doing everything at once if money […]

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It Is Your Wedding

One big mistake many engaged couples make is allowing others to be too involved in the process of planning their wedding. This becomes a problem when the others who are involved have strong opinions which do not accurately reflect the couple. The opinions of the others may begin to influence the plans for the wedding and will likely result in a wedding which is not indicative of the tastes of the engaged couple. This article will discuss […]

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Fall For Home Decorating

Autumn is the time of year in which you can literally smell the changes. Leaves are burning, peanuts are roasting, and most people are just beginning to fill a hint of a chill in the air. More than smelling the changes that are coming you can see them. Leaves begin to take on brilliant hues and the colors are spectacular to watch and witness. This is the time of year that thoughts begin to turn to football, […]

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Making A Safe Room

The safe room, which is also known as a panic room, is a secure location within a home or building that is designed to provide safety for families during terrorist attacks, nature, burglaries, or other types of threats. A safe room is an ideal investment for any home owner, although the more fortified rooms with heavy security are normally found in the homes of rich people. Those that have a lot of money really have no budget […]

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A Parent’s Guide To Avoiding Power Struggles With Your Teen

Both you and your child win when you avoid a power struggle with your teen. While it’s natural for your child to challenge your authority and try to claim more independence, you have a responsibility to teach them to resolve conflicts respectfully and maintain family harmony. If you’re concerned that your teen is breaking your house rules or trying to provoke arguments, there are ways to keep them safe and restore order. Try these tips for transforming […]

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How To Stay Close With Your Grandchildren

As a grandparent, one of your most important jobs is to ensure that you bond with and stay close to your grandchildren. Today, that’s possible even at a distance if you use technology to your advantage. These tips will help. * Listen More Talk Less – You know the saying, “God gave you two ears and one mouth for a reason.” This is very important when it comes to dealing with the younger generation. Due to the […]

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