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

4 Life Skills To Teach Your Children

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As a parent, you have the privilege and responsibility of teaching your kiddos valuable knowledge and life skills. These will help your kids become more conscientious citizens, as well as self-reliant adults. As you teach your children these virtuous and practical lessons, you also create a bonding experience. From basic lessons to specialized skills, here are some activities that can be both life lessons and bonding experiences. Read more

How to Encourage Your Teenager to Study

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Encouraging your teenager to study is a task which at times may seem impossible. Whilst teenagers simply want to chill out and hang with their friends most of the time, studying for GCSEs is something that takes up a huge part of many teens’ lives and is significantly important for their future. Although it can be hard on parents to make their teenagers spend more time studying, you also know that it’s in their best interests and the work that they put in now can hugely impact how successful they are in later life. If your teen is having a hard time getting motivated to study and revise, here are some great ways in which you can encourage them. Read more

Spice It Up: 4 Great Ways to Spend 3-Day Weekends This Summer

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This summer, instead of planning one long vacation, you may want to enjoy several three-day weekends with your family. Beyond the perks of breaking up the summer, this will allow you to experience a variety of activities, events and destinations rather than a single place.

Now, with your great summer plan in place, it’s time to develop some ideas to fill those long, blissful weekends. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to enjoy your extra time with your family, so check out the following ideas: Read more

Tips and Tools to Improve Concentration for Children with ADHD

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ADHD and concentration do not necessarily coincide harmoniously, but as a parent, there are tips, tricks and tools to help children learn to focus. Attention deficits can cause high levels of frustration within a home but consistency and practice can help your child to overcome difficulties with homework concentration, battles with established routines, distractions from chores and more. Read more

How You Can Help Your Child Overcome Bed Wetting

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You’ve limited nighttime liquids, provided encouragement, and have made sure your child goes to the bathroom right before bed. Yet still, your child is frequently wetting the bed and you don’t know what else you can do. Nocturnal enuresis — the medical term for this condition — affects 15 to 25 percent of children around the age of five, and one to two out of 100 teens in the United States. Here is everything you should know about bed wetting and tips on how you can help your child overcome it. Read more

Best Activities for Developing Confidence in Kids

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We all want our children to grow up happy, healthy and confident, but self-esteem is something many kids struggle with. Nerves, worry and anxiety can hold children back from achieving their goals and becoming the person they want to be.

Luckily, there are plenty of ways to build your child’s confidence, no matter how old they are – although it’s best to begin confidence-building activities at a young age. Here are some of the best activities for increasing your kid’s self-esteem. Read more

Make Home Lunch Fun

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You all know how important nutrition is for your growing children. You worry they aren’t getting all the nutrients they need every day, and that can especially be worrying if your child is a picky eater. School age children are eating lunch at school, and you hope they are getting a balanced meal, but chances are they aren’t. Despite new nutritional standards in 2015, changes in schools are slow, and new implementations of standards could take years to finally make it into school lunch programs. Of course, when they are, there is no guarantee your child will eat what is provided. My last visit to my niece’s school for lunch came with disappointment as I watched child after child dump their fruits and veggies into the garbage can. Read more

4 Effective Ways to Encourage Your Children’s Passions

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From the time your children are born, they have a knack for finding activities they love. From toddlers who start dancing the second they hear music to preschoolers who spend hours shaping Play-Doh into animals and bowls, young children are good at discovering what they love to do. Unfortunately, as kids get a bit older and into formal school settings, they can start to lose this knack for exploration and creativity. Thankfully, there are many ways that you can encourage your children to keep exploring their interests and passions. Read more