If you are like me, I look forward to the latter part of the calendar year with both anticipation and dread. “Happy Holidays” really has taken on new meaning these days. In this article you will learn how to have happier, stress free holidays with your family and loved ones..

Children put their parents on pedestals. You are the first person who influences them for good or bad. They love, trust and seek your approval throughout their lives. You are the person they most want to impress. The gravity of this role can crush a parent…or a child. Here’s what it means to be a role model for your young ones.

How many of us have ever imagined what the worst thing possible would be to happen in our lives? Far too many people can tell you that that something is the loss of a child. Just the thought can bring chills, disbelief and numbness. The pain of such a loss is devastating and overwhelming.

Have you ever heard someone say, “Get a life”? Most often it means “stay out of my business,” but in a more condescending way. But, maybe it is good advice for those parents who have invested a great deal emotionally into their children. The teen years are where this fact is most apparent..