REALTIONSHIP…-Wink-… / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Stop Excusing Inexcusable Behavior-BEFORE IT RUINS YOUR RELATIONSHIP. You can’t sustain a relationship that is based on deception. If lies, infidelity, or other deal-breaking behaviors are threatening your marriage or partnership, Dr. Phil has advice. Remember that you teach people how to treat you. Your partner is doing what he/she is doing because they can. If you’re allowing the behavior to continue by making excuses for your partner and blaming yourself, stop....

Quiz: Are You in an Abusive Relationship? Sometimes when you’re in an intense or passionate relationship, it’s hard to recognize when lines are being crossed. You can get comfortable with dysfunction and not realize when you are being abused, especially if your partner hasn’t yet become physically violent. The National Domestic Violence Hotline has a quiz for indentifying abuse. Go through the following checklist to find out whether your relationship is unhealthy and could be dangerous: IF YOU or someone you know are...

Quiz: Permissive Parent? TAKE THE QUIZ Do you feel your teen is out of control, and you don’t know why? Answer this series of questions to find out if you are enabling your teen’s bad behavior: 1) Are bribes common in your household? 2) Do you often make parenting decisions based on emotion? 3) Do you make excuses for your child’s poor behavior? 4) Do you cover for your child’s mistakes? (i.e. pay fines, do undone homework, pay overages on cell phone, etc.) 5) Does your child often try to manipulate you? 6) Do...

The Five Factors for a loving Family Starting right now, you can begin to make choices and take day-to-day actions that will create nothing short of a phenomenal family. You can choose to have one if you just resolve to do it and know where to put your focus. That’s where the Five Factors for a Phenomenal Family come in. These factors aren’t inherited, but they’re not particularly difficult to implement. Creating these factors in your family begins with you. You must start by believing in yourself and your family’s...

I have come up with some thoughts about what it takes to stay close to our daughters through their growing up years. 1. Respect her mom. While girls like to love their daddies, their mom is really their number one role model. If you make an effort to show their mom respect, whether or not you are still married to her, it will help your daughter love and respect you more. If you demean her mom or make Mom seem smaller in your daughter’s eyes, you are just putting a distance between your girl and you. 2. Know her friends. Particularly...

Avoid Anger at Home With These Six Tips Everyone gets angry sometimes, it’s a natural part of life. The good news is that you can learn to manage that anger and be in control, so you can use anger effectively and safely at home. When your anger only lasts a short time, you’ll feel more in control and less stressed. As your stress management improves, your success is soon to follow. Being joyful, instead of angry, is healthier for you and it’s better for the...

7 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Home Does this picture describe your happy home? The baby’s crying while you hurriedly put the fast food on the table, the dog is throwing up on the floor, the hubby’s got the TV on full-blast, and your teenager just angrily slammed the door on his way out. Unfortunately, it’s a typical scene for many of us. However, the good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way. There are, in fact, things you can do to ease this stress and create a more harmonious environment so that you and...

My name is joe RIDER, a father, now a blogger. I am one of the group of theblogfathers. WE have three guys at the moment. john MARK and aaron SIMPSON We got together after a football game. WE Al realized that we were all fathers, and we had alot of questions. We are looking for answers, WE DID NOT TO REPEAT THE MISTAKES OF our fathers. We agreed we wanted to the best fathers that we could be. SO we started this blog Theblogfathers. We will adding to this blog and posting...

Having A Heart To Heart With Your Teenagers Bill OíReilly, anchor of Foxís The OíReilly Factor, has co-authored a book, The OíReilly Factor for Kids, that does just that. Subtitled A Survival Guide for Americaís … Keywords: teens,books,behavior,teenager,growing up,parents,parenting Teen years are some of the most turbulent between a parent and a child. Often, you want to impart wisdom to them, but they donít want to hear what you have to say. After all, you ìdonít know what itís like to be a kid todayî. Wouldnít you love...

Effect of birth order of children First Born: First born children are born as natural leaders. They also tend to be perfectionists, reliable and conscientious people. First born children do not react well to surprises and can be aggressive, however are often people pleasers. Children who are first born have a strong n… Older sister, younger brother, or middle child are more than just labels that people have in a family; psychologist say that birth order has an effect on...

Can I afford to stay at home with the kids? One of the first things you have to figure out when you realize that you want to stay home with your kids is whether or not you can afford to do so. You are probably used to living on two incomes, so making the switch to a single income may not be easy. However, it may not be as hard as you think. If you have children already, the first thing that goes away when you decide to stay at home is the cost of daycare. However, if you work...

“Parenthood” Frequently times it does not make a difference what you do with your kids, they just want to know that you are there for them and that you love them. As a mother or father, of program you have to discover how to say no, so that your child does not grow up to be a spoiled brat. Stating no can be a hard factor to do especially when they appear at you with these cute small puppy canine eyes. How could you probably say no to that? As the mother or father, you have to stick to your guns so to communicate, and stand...

Due Dads: The Man’s Survival Guide to Pregnancy Sincere PARENTING ————————– WHICH Road DO I HAVE TO Consider TO REAR A Good Kid? Becoming a first time parent is hard sufficient. Not to point out, you have to start operating on the baby’s nursery as well.THE Procedure OF Becoming A NEW Mother or father. At the time conception, your gratifying occupation as a parent lastly starts. Becoming a parent is a lifestyle lengthy experience. Here ARE THE Processes THAT YOU Ought...