Stress Reduction Tips For The Entire Family

Busy family lifestyles lead to stressed out families. Stressed out families can often lead to more problems and issues. Learning to deal with family stress before the stress becomes a huge problem is a good idea. If you already have problems, then learning to deal with the issues that are causing you stress is essential […]

Time Saving Tips for Busy Moms

It is no surprise that moms feel overwhelmed when they try to fit everything into their busy days. After all, few single people can manage to juggle work, home life, and fun successfully. On top of these responsibilities, moms add car pool duty, cupcake emergencies, and last minute science projects to their to do lists. […]

How To Optimize and Free Up Your Time

Time is one of the most important resources that we have. Time is one thing that you can’t swap, borrow or purchase. We are all given the same 24 hours to each day. Even with all of our modern day time saving conveniences such as e-mail, fax machines, microwaves and dish washers, there is no […]

Parenting Teenagers: Tips On Starting High School

Teenagers all over the world will take the leap from child to young adult this fall. They will be entering High School for the first time. This milestone brings a variety of feelings and emotions. They are beginning four of the most difficult, yet most memorable years of their life. If you think you are […]

Teen Suicide: Facts And Tips On What You Can Do To Help

According to the National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, “teen suicide is the third leading cause of death among teenagers — almost 2,000 teens kill themselves each year.” Depression is one of the leading causes of teen suicide. It is estimated that “over 90% of teen suicide victims have a mental disorder, such as depression, […]

Teen Self Esteem: How Parents Can Help

How many teenagers do you meet that really have a strong sense of self esteem? Not many if you tell the truth. It’s a treat to find a fifteen year old who knows and likes who they are. Healthy teen self esteem is first nurtured at home. A secure home life, supportive parents and a […]

Teen Discipline: Just as Important Now as it was Then

As the parent of a teen, you no doubt wish you could go back to the days when it was easier to discipline and correct your child. The days when you did it because you knew they knew no better and looked to you for guidance and direction in this scary world. With your child […]

Help, My Teen Wants to Begin Dating

Ah, dating. It’s a part of every teen’s life. It’s also a source of stress for most parents when their child reaches this pivotal point. It doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are a few tips to help you keep the fear at bay when your teenager starts dating. Age: More than a Number Just […]

Moody Teens: How to Deal With Those Frustrating Times

If you currently have a teen or know a teenager; you’ve probably noticed a time or two (or maybe a hundred) where their moods have swung to match those of a Drill Sergeant in the armed forces. Sometimes, their actions can leave you wondering whether it’s normal or the sign of something more serious. In […]

Helping Teens Deal with Peer Pressure

Parents spend a lot of time teaching their kids right from wrong. They show them what they think is right and hope they can keep their children from falling for negative peer pressure. Even though we work hard at raising our children to do what’s right, they will still make mistakes along the way. It’s […]

Helping Your Teen Find A Summer Job

Summer break for most students is not too far away. In fact, many teens will be looking for a way to earn extra cash. As a parent, there are things you can do to help your teen find summer work. Thinking back to when we were teens, it was a given that summers would be […]

Helping Your Teen To Overcome Depression

Statistics on teenagers suffering from depression and other mental ailments are alarming. Various studies suggest that 1 in 4 teens suffer from some sort of mental illness. Teenage mental illness, to include depression, can have dire consequences. Teenage suicide is on the rise. It is the third leading cause of death in the age bracket […]

Coping With Your Teenager’s Mood Swings

If you are the parent of a teenager, you are familiar with mood swings. One minute, your teen is happy and loving, the next they are sullen or angry. These mood swings can happen fast and can seem to come out of nowhere. You may find yourself wondering what you did or said to cause […]

Coping with Teen Bullying

In the past, bullying was perceived as a fact of life and that kids should learn to just deal with it. Nowadays, a new problem arises as teens and even young children are resorting to violence against others to release their stress and tensions brought on by the bullying they endure. In some of these […]

Connecting With Your Pre-Teen and Teenager

As the parent of a pre-teen or teenager, you may long for the days when you could hold your child on your lap and they were eager to talk, laugh, and play with you. Those days may be long gone, but you can still find ways to connect with your teen. Here are a few […]

Here’s How To Help Boost your Teens Self Esteem

Many people suffer from self-esteem issues. Teens are often more effected by esteem issues. They are going through changes, both physically and mentally. This can radically effect how they view them selves and their capabilities. Self-esteem is more than how a teen views their appearance. It is how they view themselves as a whole. It […]

Working Moms and Stress Tips

For a working mom, their “work” day never really ends. They may go to work from 9-5 and come home, but they come home to more work. They have a family to feed and take care of and a house to keep in order. They never really have a chance to leave their work stress […]

Work At Home Mom Stress

The trend of moms working from home to be near their children has grown in the last couple of years. Now that they have found jobs or businesses to run, they’re starting to realize that working from home is not as easy as they thought it would be. The work they do is hard to […]

Women And Self Esteem

Self-esteem, as defined in the dictionary, is “pride in oneself; self-respect.” All too often, young girls who lack self-esteem carry the same subjective view of themselves as they become adult women. What tools can be used to develop pride, self-respect, and self-esteem? One unique way is to utilize the services of a life coach. A […]

How to Live Stress-Free By Saying “No”

We all know the adage, “A mother’s work is never done.” In fact, this could become a modern-day mother’s theme song since we all have overbooked schedules and everybody wants something done yesterday. We teach our children from a young age that it is impolite to say the word, “No,” which was a lesson we […]