Elderly Couple Dies of COVID-19 on the Same Day After 73 Years of Marriage

By |2020-05-19T19:53:37+03:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

In essence, we all die alone, but we don’t have to suffer alone. When we hear about how an elderly couple dies of COVID-19 on the same day, we rethink just how alone we are. When COVID-19 started to swell out of control, many disturbing words rang true, including statements that suffering patients had to die alone. That was truly devastating news that brought me to tears. It was enough just to hear how the numbers of infected were rising, along with the deaths. But

How to Homeschool Your Child in Times of Quarantine

By |2020-03-31T13:28:01+03:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

COVID-19 has the world in its virulent grip, in more ways than one. Besides causing businesses to grind to a halt, it may have caused you to wonder how to homeschool your child.  Schooling a child is a mammoth task, more so homeschooling them. COVID 19 has made it somewhat of a necessity, however, and more parents are wondering how to homeschool their children in times like these. We have some answers.  Advantages of Homeschooling For those of us who are skeptical about homeschooling their

11 Fun Things to Do with Kids at Home to Prevent Boredom

By |2020-03-21T19:48:10+03:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Bored children are a handful for hassled parents. With the recent coronavirus outbreak that has stalled school and other activities, parents need a constant source of fun things to do with kids at home. So, what are some fun things that you can do with your kids when circumstances force you to stay at home? You will like our suggestions for kid-friendly entertainment. 12 Fun Things to Do with Kids at Home to Keep Them Occupied 1. Have a spa day Females aren't the only

11 Signs of Overly-Critical Parents and How to Handle Them

By |2020-04-24T13:48:52+03:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Does your mom or dad keep telling you that you're raising your children the wrong way? Do your parents keep telling you to get a better job than the one you have now? If the answer to these rhetorical questions is yes, you may be dealing with critical parents. If your mom or dad never seems to have anything nice to say about you, you might need to keep reading this article. You'll find out how to keep your parents' unreasonable criticisms at bay.  The Effect

4 Signs of a Manipulative Teenager and How to Parent One

By |2020-02-22T16:55:54+03:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Your manipulative teenager understands how to push your buttons. This youngster knows what he or she wants from you, and how to get it. Teens master the art of manipulation quickly, and you’ll become wrapped around their little fingers if you’re not quick enough to realize that they’ve taken advantage of you. So how would you know if they are trying to get the best of you?  And what can you, as a hassled parent, do about it? Why do teenagers manipulate their parents? The

7 Types of Family Conflict and How to Resolve Each of Them

By |2020-02-22T13:44:24+03:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Where there are two or more people, there will be disagreements, family notwithstanding. All of us have to deal with a family conflict at some or many points in our lives. Trite as family disagreements seem, they can be delicate and difficult to manage. So, how do you handle squabbling loved ones? How do you cope when you become embroiled in the conflict yourself? Seven types of family conflict and how to resolve each Note that there are no straight forward solutions to solving in-law

Having Estranged Adult Children Can Be Painful – How to Cope

By |2020-02-22T17:06:17+03:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

You raise them, teach them, and give them love, and then suddenly, they grow up into adults and become estranged children. What happened? The pain of watching your children, one by one, leave the nest is a hurt that I cannot describe. I have three boys, and one is already moved away. I only see him a few times a year, and it’s still incredibly hard. Yes, I have two others still at home, but they are rapidly nearing the age of adulthood. I am

6 Swedish Christmas Traditions to Get You into Holiday Spirit

By |2020-02-22T17:15:16+03:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , , , , , |

With so many regular customs experienced at Christmas, are you missing out on more unique ones you haven't heard of? There are several Swedish Christmas traditions that are not as common as our traditional gingerbread houses and mistletoe. It is worth it, however, to become more familiar with these traditions as they could add to your enjoyment of the holidays. As great as things like Rudolph and Frosty are, it may be a good idea to broaden your horizons, learn of some new traditions, and