Home is where the heart is. That is, until the travel bug bites you. Time at home is always good for the soul, but sometimes you need to explore another country to broaden your horizons and gain a new perspective on things.
This is harder to do when you have a family to care for. The more family members you have, the bigger the dollar sign gets on your world travel plans. Don’t let that number intimidate you into throwing … Keep Reading!!!
Everyone has problems in their teenage years, but some are bigger than others. If your teenage son or daughter finds themselves in a mess, you need to know how to assist them. As a parent, this is something that is not always easy to do. Getting the right balance is tricky, and many parents get it pretty badly wrong. To make sure that this doesn’t happen to you and your child, here are some things to keep in mind.
Learning a new hobby or skill is one that takes patience, time and a lot of practise. To know that you’re doing it to a great standard rather than passable is what to aim for. It seems that in many cases, as soon as you become a parent you aren’t given the right to learn something new unless it’s to do with your child – that’s simply not the case. There are things that you may not … Keep Reading!!!
When you are the victim of a severe auto accident, you are often left with a lot of unanswered questions. You might find that you are able to recover, but it is going to take a long process. Then again, while you might get better, you may always need a certain amount of treatment or help in order to get back to a somewhat regular life. Knowing about the various types of professional help you may need along the way … Keep Reading!!!
When you are a first-time buyer, you go into the process with the idea that the whole thing will be a breeze. You’ll find your dream home within a couple of weeks of looking, your offer will be accepted straight away, and within a couple of months, you are all moved in. Two weeks down the line, you will start to realize just how wrong that premonition was! The property market can be a minefield, to say the least, … Keep Reading!!!
If you care for an elderly parent and your children at the same time, you are not alone. Although hard figures are hard to come by, it is estimated that 25 percent of Americans who care for kids under the age of 18 also care for at least one elderly parent. As you know, this situation can be stressful and even feel overwhelming at times. You need to look for ways to make handling the pressure of both duties without … Keep Reading!!!
Discussing separation or divorce is always a tricky business.
After all, when a marriage breaks down, it is a rare case where each party walks away with a smile on their lips and a song in their heart.
More often, jealously, recriminations, acrimony or guilt, cloud any sensible decision making and you may find down the track, that hasty concessions made in the heat of the moment, are costing you dearly.
Take a friend of mine who is … Keep Reading!!!
If you are reading this before taking your first trip with a baby, then the title is spot on.
It is a survival guide.
While we can’t give you money to get first class tickets on a plane or make your nervous toddler fall asleep or interested in the roadside scenery, what we can do is give you some tactics and pointers on how to play defense in this ruthless sport you’re new to.
The “opponent” is cute, but has … Keep Reading!!!
We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Even so, when the decision is between extra time in bed and a good meal, most of us choose bed! If you don’t eat a healthy breakfast, you set off on the wrong footing. Your brain function will be slower. And, by mid-morning, you’ll be thinking only of your grumbling stomach. The goods new is, there’s a way to ensure you get a good breakfast, and extra … Keep Reading!!!
Getting a driver’s license is a landmark for teenagers that is much anticipated. With a driver’s license comes a modicum of freedom. However, with great freedom comes great responsibility. The thing is, parents of new drivers also have their share of that responsibility. What do you think you might need to know when your teen is about to have that extra bit of freedom? Here are just a few things to consider.
One critical factor that you need to … Keep Reading!!!
Tools in and around the kitchen are an essential to preparing any dish well. If you don’t have the right stuff for the job, you may not get the same impact out of a dish as you would’ve expected, or it could take you a lot longer to prepare and serve the meal than the time you had set aside to do so. Even worse – you simply may not be able to make what you want. … Keep Reading!!!
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Change, challenges and outright tragedies are all facts of life. If you’ve had a pretty easy ride so far, and life suddenly pulls the rug from under you, you may find that your powers of resilience aren’t exactly what they should be. Being able to bounce back after adversity is a skill that can help you through all kinds of difficult times in life, so here are a few pointers for being more resilient…