I don’t know about you but, for me, between school, household chores, being a mom, doing errands, and just life in general, I hardly have time to breathe much less anything else. So how do we get everything done each day when there doesn’t seem to be enough time? Time management. Here are 8 …
So I got to thinking, how else can we sneak a few educational lessons into our kids (especially during those long christmas, spring, summer and other breaks from school they have) without them realizing it? Now some kids (not all but some) want nothing to do with learning or education especially once they are out of school. Tablets, Xbox’s, playstations, phones, and, basically, anything electronic is what they’re consumed with, so, sneaking in a few educational lessons can be tricky. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t have to be fun, though, right?!?!
We’re all human. We all tell lies, but when is it a “little white lie” that’s “harmless” and when is it a lie that can utterly destroy the trust in your relationship?
Right after she had discovered what I had done, she was devastated, angry, and sad. It was like looking on helplessly as your eyes follow the trajectory of a beautiful Ming Dynasty vase falling to the ground. In slow motion.
How many different hats (roles) do you wear in your relationship? On this Valentine’s day, on the way to drop my daughter off at school this morning, I was hit with the realization of just how many roles we play in our relationships. In our relationships we are lovers, best friends, business partners, parents (to …
Who the heck has time for date night with all the other things I have going on in my life? Right?!?! That’s what you’re thinking, and hey, I hear ya. I totally get it. Hello, mother of four awesome kids here plus two great, amazing stepsons. So trust me when I say I know how hard it is making time to take a shower much less having a date night.
Effective communication is a big key in maintaining healthy relationships with the people in our lives, whether it be our significant other or our bosses. If we can’t or don’t get our point across in an effective and respectful manner how are we to expect to get the results we desire to achieve? We can’t and won’t.
What makes a strong, healthy, happy relationship? Is it communication? Well … that’s a big part of it. What about respect? Yeah … that’s definitely important. Honesty? You betcha. Loyalty? Commitment? Compromise? Patience? Fun? Yes. All of those are key components in making a happy, healthy relationship, but they’re only a part of it. Please don’t think I am trying to undervalue them because I definitely am not at all. They are all huge, important factors, but they are all components that come together to make up the most important thing of all … trust.