FAMILY


21 Rules for a Happier Marriage

21 Rules for a Happier Marriage

Subscribe: There are plenty of theories on what creates happy relationships, and how to have a happier marriage. You don’t have to look far to find a plethora of quotes by scientists, authors and many others who have advised us on how to create our very own happily ever after. We have gathered some of the best bits of advice ... Read More »

7 Signs You’ve Made a Lifelong Friendship

7 Signs You’ve Made a Lifelong Friendship

Subscribe: “A true friend freely advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.” – William Penn Friends come and go, don’t they? We learn this somewhat early in life, when the kid next door moves, joins another clique, or gets into a fight with you (hopefully not). This trend continues as we ... Read More »

What happened when I pretended my marriage was the best ever (and how it got there)

What happened when I pretended my marriage was the best ever (and how it got there)

Subscribe: “What if I just pretend we have the best marriage ever?” “What if I just pretend we have the best marriage ever?” I asked my husband one day. We’ve had our ups and downs, but it was a mostly serious question. And then I had this weird realization that we might already be, but were pretending that we didn’t. ... Read More »

5 Things Happy Families Do Differently

5 Things Happy Families Do Differently

Subscribe: “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox Gone are the classic family days of The Cleavers and The Brady’s. But, just because your kids can’t watch and observe the ideal family, doesn’t mean they can’t work toward being one. Be the change you wish to see. That means be conscious of how you are ... Read More »

5 GREAT Lessons for Living From our Elders

5 GREAT Lessons for Living From our Elders

Subscribe: As a proud Mom, I have a deep desire to instill manners, values and wise habits into our daughter, Aurora.  To me, this is the foundation of kindness and morality – lessons for living and a set of principles that most of us have learned from our elders.  And, if we didn’t however, we’re not alone. In fact, western ... Read More »

A Letter to our Sons and Daughters

A Letter to our Sons and Daughters

Subscribe: “Of course if you like your kids, if you love them from the moment they begin, you yourself begin all over again, in them, with them, and so there is something more to the world again.” William Saroyan   The miracle that a child brings into the world is completely unmatched to anything we’ve experienced so far.  As we ... Read More »