November is all about the word “NO.” It is often challenging to set limits, create boundaries and say no when necessary. This month, the focus is to practice saying no when needed.
“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” – Albert Schweitzer The past year+ has been challenging for us all. As we watched the
We all lie. Even the most truthful of us have told a fib at one time or another. Ever have a telemarketer call the house and you pretend you aren't you? Or when your mother
11 year-olds are getting bikini waxes. 9 year-olds are weight conscious (and some, by this age, have already dieted). According to a recent survey on Yahoo! Shine, 25% of tweens and teens consider plastic surgery
Grandparents are important in children’s lives, but the relationship between grandparents and the parents can sometimes be difficult. The best grandchild/grandparent relationships are those that are encouraged by the parent, who then steps back and
The holidays are filled with so many wonderful things: family, friends, parties, religious endeavors, and, of course, gifts. All of these things can bring us joy (along with the requisite stress), but it is the
A recent study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that the percentage of teens who use text messaging to contact friends daily reached 54 percent in 2009, double that of 2006. Girls,