Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty pleasures. I guess we all have a guilty pleasure or two. A guilty pleasure can be anything from taking the time to get a manicure or pedicure, to curling up with a good book in the afternoon and ignoring the mountain of laundry, to that little pint of ice cream...
Driving Safely

Driving Safely

Safety is something that we often talk about with our children. We tell them not to talk to strangers and look both ways before crossing the street. I have always tried to be a good example for my children and show them that I do the things myself, that I ask of them....
Friendship

Friendship

Friends are important in everyone’s life but I think it is especially important for women to have friends to help put things that happen in our lives in perspective. We need to feel connected and have someone to commiserate with about life. Talking with close friends...
Inheriting Teenage Stepchildren

Inheriting Teenage Stepchildren

When you marry into a family and inherit teenage stepchildren, you will encounter a different set of challenges than if you marry into a family with younger children. Older children, particularly tweens and teens, are already struggling to establish an identity of...