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How To Deal with Teenage Attitude

How To Deal with Teenage Attitude

At some point, you will stare at the gangling, long-legged thing on your sofa and shudder at the thought you use to kiss those once little toes. That little child who use to snuggle into you now snaps at the slightest thing or growls as you approach him. Welcome to the teenage years. It will […]

Mastering the Art of Communication

Mastering the Art of Communication

“The art of communication”—I like that phrase. Because communicating is an art. When we’re attempting to get our message out to others, it’s as though we start with a giant blank canvas and we then begin to paint a picture, any picture we desire. Now, most people assume that when painting a picture, they have […]

Communication Mistakes Parents Make

Communication Mistakes Parents Make

Just as there are common negative behaviors that most children make, such as yelling when angry and refusing to share toys, there are also common ineffective tactics parents turn to when communicating with their children. These communication mistakes can leave the child feeling belittled, prevent a teaching moment, and possibly damage a relationship over time. […]

What Women Can Do To Bust The Myth That We Don’t Support Each Other

What Women Can Do To Bust The Myth That We Don’t Support Each Other

There’s a common stereotype that women don’t support other women, but it’s just not true. In reality, women do help each other, and we go further faster when we do. In reality, women do help each other, and we go further faster when we do. A huge number of women are already doing this, and all women […]

6 Phrases That Secretly Sabotage Your Husband’s Confidence

6 Phrases That Secretly Sabotage Your Husband’s Confidence

You love your husband to death and the last thing you ever want to do is hurt him. He feels the same way about you. However, you might be hurting your husband without realizing it. Take a look at the dangerous phrases below and be conscious of letting them slip out of your mouth. They […]

10 Pieces Of Marriage Advice You Should NEVER Listen To

10 Pieces Of Marriage Advice You Should NEVER Listen To

Marriage isn’t easy. It takes commitment, patience, love and sincere communication. Sometimes a little bit of advice in regards to your marriage can be uplifting and helpful, other times, not so much. Below are some age-old pieces of advice that will surely backfire on your relationship with your spouse. 1. Never go to bed angry […]

Love In The Digital Age

Love In The Digital Age

Technology has changed the way we experience love, intimacy and connection. How often do we text instead of talk, Skype instead of meet face-to-face, or use emoticons instead of actually articulating our feelings? And what impact does it have on our relationships? According to seasoned relationship counselor Gary Chapman, there are 5 basic love languages […]

12 Things Men Do That Drive Women Insane

12 Things Men Do That Drive Women Insane

Men try to be all suave and cool around women. They try to act all tough and cool, too. A lot of times this works. Afterall, what girl wants a wimpy girly-boy? But there are a lot of things men do that they think are cool that really just drive her insane. 1. Mansplaining Yes, […]

Words Matter: “You” vs. “I”

Words Matter: “You” vs. “I”

“You are such a slob. You just expect me to clean up after you.” “You are always working. Work is more important to you than your family.” “You are so frivolous. You just think money grows on trees.” Sound familiar? Arguments about housework, priorities and money are nothing new. In fact, for many couples, they […]

How To Empower Your Partner

How To Empower Your Partner

Our relationships define our entire lives. This is not because we cannot think independently or because we lack a sense of self. It is because relationships with others either fuel the fire of our success or drain us of the will to achieve more. When you learn to create a raving fan culture at home […]