A few days into summer, everyone’s (okay, maybe not everyone) favorite season, and it’s never too early to start planning for summer projects. Ditch your usual summer activities, take a break from the daily grind of life and do something worthwhile. Step outside your comfort zone and be more mindful and involved in caring for […]
Even before adults technically become seniors, which may be 60 or 65, a lot of common health issues present themselves and changes become apparent. Physical appearance shows graying hair, loose skin, and wrinkles. But more than looks, older adults face challenges that, along with medical intervention, may be helped by home management.
Now that I have kids of my own, I have come to appreciate the delicate balance of discipline and affection that my father had to maintain in handling us, his own children. Fathers have their special parenting challenges that are different from mothers.
One of life’s most difficult challenges is dealing with grief, the feeling of sadness over the loss of someone or something significant. Although grief is normal, the pain can be overwhelming, and the sorrow so profound that it defies description. You wonder if you can ever heal yourself.
The unrealistic expectations you seek in a relationship are probably the result of reading too many fairy tales or watching romantic films where the couple ride off into the sunset. Or you may pattern your relationship based on your own parents’ happy marriage.
Millennial dads came when the world wasn’t looking. Yes, at their current age range, most millennials have become parents to Generation Alpha kids. While mothers of any generation take naturally to child-rearing and bonding (we carried them in our wombs for nine months, after all,) dads, in general, do not have this inherent ability.