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8 Ways To Develop Children’s Self-Esteem

8 Ways To Develop Children’s Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is the confidence we feel in ourselves and our abilities, and it affects nearly everything we do. While no one-not even parents-can give another person self-esteem, there are a few things parents can do to help children develop healthy confidence in themselves. 1. Compliment how hard they work Telling your son you’re impressed with […]

Ingenious Ways To Dominate Housekeeping And Keep Your Family Happy

Ingenious Ways To Dominate Housekeeping And Keep Your Family Happy

Creating a successful and happy home can be overwhelming when you have so much on your plate. But I have learned to be a more efficient housekeeper and homemaker from my 11 years of experience mothering two boys and two girls. I’ve also learned much from my association with a society of women and fellow […]

What Your Husband Wants You To Change, But Doesn’t Know How To Tell You

What Your Husband Wants You To Change, But Doesn’t Know How To Tell You

Husbands are notoriously bad at communication, especially when it comes to sensitive topics. But the truth is, sometimes they tell their wives exactly what they mean, but their wives just aren’t always listening. How often has your husband said, “Sit down, relax!” or “Stop cleaning and come watch the movie,” or, “Would you quit working […]

4 Smart Ways To Teach Your Kids About Money

4 Smart Ways To Teach Your Kids About Money

  It’s never too early to start teaching your kids how to handle their money. In fact, it’s an especially important topic to teach your kids at home. While most high schools require students to take macroeconmics, classes like personal finance are rarely required or even available. So, you can’t really rely on the schools […]

10 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage With Young Kids In The House

10 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage With Young Kids In The House

Being a parent is one of the greatest joys in life, but it’s not easy. Having children will permanently change your marriage. When you try to take a nap, quiet time is filled with crying. When you plan a date with your spouse, a child will inevitably get sick. When you finally have time alone […]

20 Ways Men And Women ‘Really’ Want To Be Loved

20 Ways Men And Women ‘Really’ Want To Be Loved

A wife approached her husband with a troubling look and asked, “We’ve been married for 30 years. Do you still love me?” With a deep sigh, the old husband gruffly exhaled, “Woman, I told you that I love you before I married you. If I change my mind, I’ll let you know.” Unfortunately, this man […]

Reasons Why You Should Enroll Your Kids In Sports

Reasons Why You Should Enroll Your Kids In Sports

Most of us want our kids to be the next Olympic gold medalist or NBA all-star, but there are a couple more practical reasons to enroll your kids in sports. Here are a few: They learn life skills Being in a sport, especially a team sport, teaches your child about team work, taking turns, and […]

How Your Body Can Tell If He Or She Is Really ‘The One’

How Your Body Can Tell If He Or She Is Really ‘The One’

On Valentine’s Day, a dating anniversary, National Girlfriends Day (August 1), any day you see a romantic comedy, or basically any day, you may be asking the following question about the person you are currently seeing, dating, engaged to or even married to: Is he or she The One? We’re not talking about Neo from The Matrix but […]

Actions Kids Learn From Their Parent’s Marriage

Actions Kids Learn From Their Parent’s Marriage

When I speak on marriage, I’m always asked if I intentionally taught my kids about marriage. The answer is yes … and, no. Yes, there are times when we’ve talked specifically about marriage (either ours or ones that our kids have observed). But, for the most part, my wife Cathy and I have been wise […]

Ways To Encourage Summer Learning

Ways To Encourage Summer Learning

Summer break is here! Our kids are rejoicing in their new-found freedom, but sometimes we parents worry that (a) we’ll go crazy before the summer ends with our kids around all of the time, (b) our kids will turn their brains to mush watching TV all the time, or (c) BOTH. And, to be honest, […]