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Family/Relationships - Family
04/18/2013
13 Things to Discuss Before You Marry Oftentimes people ignore doubts, red flags, and gut feelings because they don't discuss their issues and concerns BEFORE they get married. By seeing an expert who specializes in premarital counseling, you'll go over things like... More >>

Tags: CommitmentDatingEmploymentFamily/Relationships - FamilyFinancesHobbiesJobMarriageParentingPremarital CounselingRelativesSexWedding
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04/16/2013
A Rose by Any Other Name I have had a lifelong issue that is slightly strange. My family does not call me by my given name 'Patricia." They insist on calling me 'Patrice'. More >>

Tags: AnxietyFamily/Relationships - FamilyHealthPersonal ResponsibilityRelativesStress
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04/16/2013
Video: A Rose by Any Other Name Every family has nicknames for various members. But what if you want them to call you by your given name and they refuse? More >>

Tags: AnxietyFamily/Relationships - FamilyHealthPersonal ResponsibilityRelativesStress
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04/15/2013
Sister to Sister Wanting what's best for my sister and for her to one day have a great marriage like mine, I made a phone call to her that I prepared for... More >>

Tags: choose wisely treat kindlyChoose Wisely-Treat KindlyDatingFamily/Relationships - FamilyMarriagePersonal ResponsibilityPersonal ResponsiblityRelativesSiblings
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04/11/2013
Do Violent Video Games Make Us Violent? ...In the aftermath of the Aurora and Sandy Hook shootings, this question has once again become a hot-button issue in our society. The reason we don't have a definitive answer is because it's hard to test scientifically. More >>

Tags: AbuseBehaviorFamily/Relationships - FamilyMarriageParentingRelativesValuesViolence
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04/09/2013
She was an Abandoned Child My little cousin was born to a mother who turned to drugs and a father who was never around due to his choice in jobs. She recently wrote this poem... More >>

Tags: Character-Courage-ConscienceCharacter/Courage/ConscienceFamily/Relationships - FamilyMorals/Ethics/ValuesParentingRelativesValues
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04/04/2013
Eleven Ways to Kick Hurtful Habits Old habits die hard. Be it smoking, gossiping, raising your temper, pointing out others' flaws, avoiding responsibility, or getting defensive, when something becomes familiar and comfortable, pathways get set up in the brain and it becomes a knee-jerk behavior...Here are a few tips on how to change a bad habit and be a better spouse, family member, or friend... More >>

Tags: DatingFamily/Relationships - FamilyFriendshipsMarriageRelationshipsRelatives
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03/19/2013
Leaving on a Bad Note When my second daughter was born (about 12 years ago) my mother and I got into some pretty heated arguments which eventually led to us not speaking for years. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - FamilyHealthRelationshipsRelativesResponse to a Call
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03/14/2013
In Honor of Mom - Poem ...I wrote this poem in honor of Mom and I think it honors Motherhood. I went to take care of her out of state for three years and we lost her a year ago. More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildMother's DayMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodMothersParentingRead On-AirRelationshipsRelatives
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03/05/2013
I'm Burned-Out on Life ...I raised 6 kids who are all in their 20's, and I handle all the stuff for the house -- finances, cooking, shopping, cleaning and pets (2 small spoiled puppies). I also work full time... More >>

Tags: DepressionFamily/Relationships - FamilyFinancesHealthJobMarriageMental HealthObligationsParentingPersonal ResponsibilityRelativesResponsibilitiesSexStressWork
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