• Family and Parenting,  Parenting

    5 AMAZING PARENTING BLOGS YOU MUST FOLLOW TO BE A BETTER PARENT

    Parenting teenagers is really hard. There are constant conflicts and bad attitude which turn your home into a battlefield. But don’t despair, there are awesome parenting blogs which are loaded with helpful parenting tips. I know you’ve often thought, ‘ I can’t wait for him to go to college.’  Peace and quiet will reign at last. Until you realize that you have 3 more teenagers to raise. But you’ve now reached a point where you need to learn a few parenting skills to effectively tackle all the drama that comes with  teenagers. Imagine how wonderful it would be to be able to cut your teen’s mouthiness with just a simple…

  • 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…

  • 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…