• Best life advice| 16 bloggers share the advice their moms have given them to cope with challenges.
    Family,  Family and Parenting

    Best Life Advice from Mom : 16 Bloggers Honor the Wisdom of their Moms

    When you reflect on your life, you soon realize the best life advice you ever got came from your mom. Have you ever wondered what your mom’s DNA would reveal? Perhaps immeasurable values such as: –   love –   wisdom –   kindness –   sacrifice –   generosity –   courage The hallmark traits of Superman, Batman, and every other superhero rolled into one. Qualities shown in moments of crisis where strength of character and superhuman coping skills are needed. Sadly, there is the misconception that you can quantify the love you feel for your mother. Let me make my view clear now – a mother’s love is priceless. There is no gift you…

  • Family,  Family and Parenting

    WINNING TACTICS FOR FAMILY MEETINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Family meetings are really hard especially if you have teens who are trapped in the vortex of teenage life. Barton Goldsmith states in Psychology Today in 10 Tips for Holding a Family Meeting: Strengthening the family bond can prove to be challenging even for the most dedicated parents. One of the best tools to achieve this goal is holding a Weekly Family Meeting. But let’s just go back to the chaos of last week for a moment. Recall how you missed the baseball game where your teen scored the winning run?  Or the Wednesday dinner disaster because you were so busy with a product launch that you forgot to do a…

  • A regular family tradition of mom and kids having fun at the park
    Family,  Family and Parenting

    10 AWESOME FAMILY TRADITIONS YOU CAN START RIGHT NOW

    Family traditions are the very heart of family loyalty and faithfulness. They are the oxygen that sustains families in tough times. I am so pleased to have a guest post by Karen of EntertainYourToddler.com. She has two young kids and loves to sip lattes as she writes. Her favorite family tradition is: making popcorn with the girls on Friday nights. Family traditions may conjure up images of stringing popcorn garlands for Christmas in December or receiving red envelopes for Chinese New Year. Still, others may think of using Grandma’s special recipe for roasting a turkey or spending summers on the farm with Uncle Jerry and Aunt Sally. Whatever your family…

  • Vegan meal ideas| Avoid the stress of dining out on Valentine's day. Stay home and enjoy a romantic vegan meal. # Vegan Meal Ideas #Vegan Meals #Vegan Lifestyle
    Family,  Family and Parenting,  Recipes

    THE BEST EVER VEGAN MEAL IDEAS FOR SPECIAL DINNERS

    We barely have worked off the excess calories of the past Christmas season and here I am writing about food ideas for another special event, the 4th of July. To be even more specific – vegan meal ideas for Independence day. I am so pleased to have a guest post by Marijke Doldersum of www.easydone.net. She is a serial immigrant who blogs about how to create a simple lifestyle abroad. More and more people are making the change to the vegan lifestyle. It is not so hard to prepare vegan family meals although it does require more planning and preparation. However,  if you like to go out for dinner on Valentine’s night it may be…