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3 Pillars Of Strong Lasting Relationships

Relationships always need to operate on a two-way street, this goes without saying. Even in groups or families, it’s necessary to develop and maintain individual …

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5 Important Reasons To Give Your Kids Chores

How do I make sure my children are ready to join the real world?  This is one of the most important questions any parent can ask …

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5 Ways To Emotionally Support Your Kids

These days, it can feel like our most important functions as moms are saying “no”, limiting their daily screen time, getting them to eat veggies, …

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4 Fun Holiday Activities For The Whole Family

As the winter holidays approach, it’s a great idea to start planning some fun holiday activities for the whole family. At least, get some ideas …

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5 Secrets To Raising A Happy Healthy Teen

As a parent, you’re going to have challenges raising your children. Most of the time, you’ll figure things out fairly quickly and move forward with confidence. …

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College Survival: Consider These 4 Important Things

Whether you are a fresh-faced teen hitting a university campus for the first time or an older woman headed back to school, surviving college is …

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3 Tips For Successful Living At Twenty-Something

Being a twenty-something adult is not the easiest part of life. After all, you are no longer a child but are far from being a …

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4 Things You Need To Know About Elder Abuse

We like to think that the people around our elderly loved ones are kind and responsible. Fortunately, in the majority of cases, they are getting …

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3 Ways To Teach Youth Team Spirit

In order to be successful in sports, business or in life, for that matter, it is essential to understand the power of camaraderie and teamwork. …

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4 Meaningful Gifts To Make Them Smile This Holiday

It doesn’t matter who you buy for or how much you spend, the important thing is giving something from your heart that will make them smile this …

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3 Quality Ways To Support Your Aging Parents

It’s a hard day when you visit our mom or dad and realize that they are weak, frail, and not as capable as they used to …

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3 Important Reasons Kids Need Physical Play Every Day

If only children could turn their hyperactive mood swings on and off like a light switch, right? After all, getting them to do what you …

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3 Positive Ways To Balance Work And Family

Along with carrying a baby, giving birth, and, in most cases, being the primary care provider for the child, we also have to juggle other …

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4 Ways To Stay Positive And Balanced During Infertility

The path to motherhood is one that holds joy and excitement for most women. However, for some, it is marked with frustration and disappointment. According …

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3 Major Ways To Help Elderly Family In Your Care

You never know when an elderly family member might become ill and require extensive care. At that point, you have to make a major decision: You can place him or her in a home where they’ll get the assistance they require or take it on yourself. The latter option is preferable with most families because of emotional reasons and the fear of not finding a good facility. However, you need to understand that it’s a huge commitment. When my mom had cancer (though she wasn't elderly), it was a constant responsibility to meet her needs. Of course, I was willing and loved her dearly, but it didn't stop it from being overwhelming at times. Today, I’m going to discuss some of the things you can do to help elderly family in your care. 

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