September Basic Training: Show Affection to Your Kids

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Our kids need our affection. It’s a crucial piece that can have a great impact on them. Studies show that, when shown affection, kids have higher self-esteem, better communication with their parents, and fewer psychological and behavioral problems. But showing affection is not something that comes natural for some … Continue reading…

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How to Cope with Losing Your Job

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How to cope with losing your job? Work is a prideful thing for us and is wired in our DNA. But most definitely, work does not define who we are. Our purpose lies outside of what we do to make money. [Click to Tweet] Quite often when a traumatic event occurs to shake our … Continue reading…

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Your Daughter and the Reality of Teenage Sex

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It makes you want to go back to simpler times. The only thing to worry about was her tripping and falling. Those were the days when your little girl sat in your lap and you could make everything better with a kiss. Now you are on the other side … Continue reading…

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What to Say and What Not to Say to a Couple Struggling to Get Pregnant

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I’m guilty a million times over. It is difficult to see anyone in pain, particularly a loved one. It might be me just wanting them to be ok. It could also be my desire to alleviate the discomfort of awkward silence. Maybe I just want to solve the problem … Continue reading…

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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School

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When I was in fifth grade my family moved states. I was a long way from my friends and the life I loved. The environment was different and I didn’t want to be there. The change was almost unbearable, in fact it made me physically nauseous. All I wanted … Continue reading…

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