6 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage Before It's Too Late

When you first meet someone and pass the courting stage you will probably enter a period where you enjoy sex at every opportunity you get, this could be daily or twice daily.  However, every couple experiences a reduced need for sex as the relationship becomes more comfortable.  This does not mean the love has gone, rather that the time available has reduced.  Commitments at work and at home will often drain you physically and emotionally leaving very little time Read more

What to Do if Your Teenager or Young Adult Has a Drug Problem

Drug addiction can happen at any age, and nobody is exempt from the risk of becoming an addict. Teenagers may become addicted to drugs for a number of different reasons, whether they started trying a drug simply to experiment or have fun or as a result of more serious underlying issues such as depression, anxiety or chronic stress. If your teenager is using drugs and continues to use them despite the real risks of harmful consequences, you may need Read more

8 Surprising Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired

We humans need our sleep. Most of us feel at our best when we have had around seven hours of uninterrupted sleep. We then wake up full of the joys of life, ready to face the world. It is a different story if you haven’t slept well. You wake up feeling like death, hollow-eyed and groggy, and then spend the rest of the day fighting to stay awake. Everyone has a few bad nights here are there, usually when kids Read more

Women’s Guide to Anti-Aging Skin

You can never start too early to prevent your skin from showing signs of ageing. What you need is the right skincare and lifestyle tips to send them packing. Here are some tips to help you save face. Pack Your Moisturizer No matter what moisturizer you use, anything that will soften your skin will go the distance to giving you supple skin that is less likely to show wrinkles. However, there are some ingredients that will make your skin even softer, Read more

Outdoor Careers for Teens That Any Mom Can Endorse

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By the time your children become teenagers, you likely have some idea of the career path they plan to take. Say your teen loves being outdoors more than anything. Then why not introduce them to careers that will primarily keep them outdoors? Can you think of a better way to enjoy life — and be self-sustaining? Read more

3 Car-Related Topics to Discuss with Your New Teen Driver

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Believe it or not, your little preschooler who used to enjoy playing with toy cars is now a newly-minted 16-year-old who just scored their driver’s license. Of course, like any apprehensive parent, you’re proud of your child reaching this important life milestone, but are somewhat reluctant to give them the keys to the car.

Because you want to keep your teen driver as safe as possible behind the wheel, reiterate with them, again and again, the importance of safe driving practices and avoid from being distracted. Here are three important driving tips to discuss with your new teen driver. Read more

Four Proactive Steps to Protect Your Child’s Identity

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You already worry about so much when it comes to your kid, should you really be worrying about someone stealing their identity, too? The answer is, unfortunately, yes. In the fall of 2017, Equifax revealed that from mid-May through July, 145 million consumers’ social security numbers and other personal data had been accessed in a major security breach. This massive hack put the issue of identity theft at the forefront of many parents’ minds, leaving them to wonder how this breach could affect the security of their identity and the identity of their children. While Equifax has said that none of the known victims were minors, children are certainly at risk for identity theft. According to the Center for Identity at The University of Texas, kids are actually up to 35 times more likely to have their identity stolen. Many thieves will target children because their theft can often go undetected for years, until, for example, the child applies for a driver’s license or a student loan. Instead of waiting until something happens, here are proactive measures you can take to protect your child’s identity. Read more

How to Prepare a Child for a New Sibling

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One particularly hilarious scene in the recent DreamWorks animated comedy, Baby Boss would have resonated with many of the parents who had taken their children along to see the film. The father and heavily pregnant mother of the main character ask him how he would feel about having a baby brother. “No thanks,” the child cheerfully replies, “we’re fine as we are.” Read more

Separation Support: 3 Strategies to Help Ease Your Child’s Transition Into Your New Home

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Your life has been turned upside down since your separation, but you’ve hardly had time to notice because you’ve been preoccupied trying to make your kids feel at ease amidst all of the radical changes. They are splitting time between you and your ex, and you are doing your best to keep things as normal as possible. To help ease the transition during this trying time, here are a few simple ways you can make your new place feel like home for your children. Read more

Last Minute Halloween Prep! Getting Your Kids Ready for Halloween

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Between school, sports practices and dance recitals, Halloween has sneaked up on us! We haven’t spent the time preparing like we promised ourselves we would last year when we were scrambling to do everything at the last minute. But fear not! You can get everything you need to get done in no time at all! Here are some tips to get your last minute Halloween prep done: Read more

4 Respectful Rules for Raising Independent Kids

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Independent kids form a strong belief in their own capabilities. They know through experience that they can do things for themselves. This is an empowering paradigm. If children figure this out early on, then they will reap a lifetime of rewards. Read more

7 Hacks to Keep Your Car Tidy with a Family

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It is not easy to keep a car clean with a family. There is running from sports practice to art clubs and all the equipment and supplies that go along with these sports and activities. Busy families often eat on the go, which can result in food wrappers and crumbs on the floor of the car. You may not think you can have a clean car and use it as a family vehicle at the same time, but there are ways to keep it in check. Read more

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