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7 September 2015
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Labor Day!!!

Labor Day is the day that we celebrate working…..yay!!! I suppose it is yay in the context that you have a job….especially if you need a job. Preparing a big feast….(this is usually our last bar-b-que of the year) is a lot of work….but hey, it beats being at the office. I do love that […]


3 July 2015
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Family
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Pet Therapy: An Effective Drug

Are you searching for the miracle pill to lower anxiety, depression, stress, etc?  If so, look no further than your man’s (or woman’s) best friend.  In the past few years, there has been tremendous research done on pet therapy and one’s health – emotional, mental, physical and spiritual.  Pet Partners, a nonprofit animal-assisted program, lists […]


1 April 2015
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Family
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The Importance of a Father

A father is the most important person in a girl’s life. He is the one that shows her how a man is supposed to treat, love and provide for her. Every girl wants to feel so secure and loved in such a way they can tell a boy, ” If you hurt me I am  going to tell my DADDY!” So why […]


24 February 2015
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Parenting
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No Perfect Parent

Recently I learned about four parenting styles. I want to share them with you so you can reflect on how your parenting approach may be contributing to the problem of getting your child to obey. First I want to start off with the permissive parent. If you fit in the category you are a parent […]


27 January 2015
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Self Improvement
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Financial Fasting

We are just a few weeks into the new year and most of us are trying to recover from all of the Christmas spending. I was reading an article in the Washington Post by the columnist and now author of the 21 Day Financial Fast, Michelle Singletary. Ms. Singletary spoke about how people want to lose […]


14 January 2015
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Family
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Surviving Christmas as the Non-Custodial Parent

Christmas can be the most difficult time of the year to be without your child. Seeing all of the Christmas decorations and Santa’s in the malls, kids running around being festive about the holiday season can leave you feeling overwhelmed and depressed. Every parent wants to see their child wake up Christmas morning to open […]


2 December 2014
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Parenting
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Truth about divorce

Many years ago, the myth began to circulate that if parents are unhappy, the kids are unhappy, too. So divorce could help both parent and child. “What’s good for mom or dad is good for the children,” it was assumed. But we now have an enormous amount of research on divorce and children, all pointing […]


10 November 2014
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How can I be sure?

Why are we getting married? How are we going to divide up the household chores? Does religion play an important part in your life? Do you think faith and spirituality are important in a marriage? What is your image of God? Finances: Are you a saver or spender when it comes to money? How much […]

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