• 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…

  • Meditation techniques for beginners - all the do's and don'ts about posture and breathing.
    Family and Parenting,  Parenting

    MEDITATION TECHNIQUES FOR BEGINNERS: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Have you been feeling stressed lately? Maybe a bit anxious over the stress your teen is dealing with about the coming evaluations at school? These meditation techniques for beginners are just what you need. Regardless of whether you are the stressed-out parent of a teen (or let’s face it, any aged child), or you are that stressed out teen, it isn’t healthy to be stressed. I am so pleased to have a guest post by Anna of Abrazo and Coze. She offers solutions to take the stress out of family life. In the teenage years, negative stress can have long term adverse effects for an individual, so it’s especially important for…

  • Family and Parenting,  Parenting

    CAN ACADEMIC COACHING END YOUR TEEN’S SCHOOL PROBLEMS?

    Is your teen a potential school dropout? Does he bring home poor grades and is he late with assignments? How do you help when your teen is having ongoing school problems? It is incredibly difficult to deal with your teenager’s disappointment in and anger with himself at his failing grades. Do you fear that he may join the ranks of school dropouts? Imagine if you could wave a magic wand and free him from his struggling student status? How wonderful it would be to see a happy, smiling face instead of the strained, sulky expression whenever it is time for homework or school. IS ACADEMIC COACHING THE RIGHT FIX FOR…

  • 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…