Mummy Makeover….

Mummy Makeover….
In a woman's life journey, motherhood is perhaps one of the most important transformational experiences – for many, it is the essence of what it means to be female. For all of the challenges and difficulties that raising a child entails, nothing can compare to holding that beautiful baby in your arms and feeling its pure innocence, warmth, and wide-eyed wonderment. But when Mommy takes some time off to have a baby, she must often return to the workforce,

Potentials of after school programs

Potentials of after school programs
With children becoming the primary focus of society, ways and means to ensure their safety and development are being researched. The Government too has pooled in to make a success of such programs. Here are some of the reasons why after school programs have become so popular: 1) Preventing Juvenile Delinquency, crime and violent victimization: About 10% of juvenile crimes happen between 3 P.M. - 4 P.M. Children need to be kept safe and out of trouble at such

Busting the Autism Stereotypes

Busting the Autism Stereotypes
As with anyone with a physical or mental disorder, autistic people deal with a wide range of reactions from others, from full support to uncaring ignorance. Unfortunately, even those who support autistic family members, co-workers, and friends may not understand autism very well. This leads to stereotypes, which can result in hatred, embarrassment, or other unhappy situations. By becoming educated about autism, you can help others in your community cope with this disorder. It is most important to note

Anger Management in Children

Anger Management in Children
Anger, a normal emotion, can transform into something painful and ugly. First thoughts of anger issues may bring about images of a couple fighting, a parent abusing a child, a teenager lashing out at a teacher or a parent. Rarely will images of angry children come to mind. Unfortunately children, at very young ages, have to deal with feelings of anger and rage. This is a truth which is often difficult to understand or manage. Children, young children especially,

Marriage Saving Advice: Have A Soul Connection With Your Spouse Even If All Seems Lost

Marriage Saving Advice: Have A Soul Connection With Your Spouse Even If All Seems Lost
Many of us realize that marriage is not the easiest relationship in the world, but why is it so hard? Unless we adopt children, the only relatives that we get to choose are our spouses. Seems like it should work out, right? We can not change our parents or choose new siblings, but marriage-- ahh that's a whole different thing. Marriage brings out the best and the worst in a person's character and shows us what we are capable

Are there Anger Management Books Available

Are there Anger Management Books Available
With anger management being used in many programs and situations, there are thousands of resources available to those affected. Beside support groups, individual counseling sessions and treatment centers, there are many anger management books available to help people deal with anger-related issues. There are anger management books written focusing on different groups such as children, teenagers, adults, men, women, couples, families and anyone who is involved in situations which may require anger management advice. Because of the diverse needs,

Returning to the Simple Joys of Home and Hobby

Returning to the Simple Joys of Home and Hobby
In the past decades, many mothers have made the decision to pursue careers, but that trend seems to be changing. Home and hobby are calling to these women, who are willing to make financial and personal sacrifices in order to be the primary caregivers for their small children. Many women have returned to being keepers at home, and hobby skills can help them meet the financial challenges of being a one income family. One hobby that helps the mother

How To Have A Long Distance Relationship

How To Have A Long Distance Relationship
How to have a long distance relationship is a question that more of us are asking given the current state of the economy. More of us are having to travel further afield in order to find well paid employment and that sometimes means leaving a loved one behind. Or you may never have lived close to one another. With the increasing number of people meeting over the internet, it is becoming very common to find yourself in love with

Relationship Needs – Unique But Similar

Relationship Needs – Unique But Similar
Everyone has their own unique relationship needs, some people like to have a relationship with someone who is funny, some need someone who is spontaneous, whatever it may be. But there are also some 'basics' that everyone needs (even if they don't know they need it) to keep a relationship strong, healthy and stable. It's always best to understand that there is no such thing as perfect but there can be a 'perfect for you'. It's important that you

From Basics To Mastery

From Basics To Mastery
For all of us, emotional intelligence encompasses five basic areas of mastery. They are: - Knowing your feelings and using them to make life decisions you can live with. - Being able to manage your emotional life without being hijacked by it -- not being paralyzed by depression or worry, or swept away by anger. - Persisting in the face of setbacks and channeling your impulses in order to pursue your goals. - Empathy -- reading other people's emotions

The Leadership Strategy: An Unmined Comstock Lode of Results

The Leadership Strategy: An Unmined Comstock Lode of Results
During the Second World War, Winston Churchill had a framed inscription on his desk that said, "It's not enough to say we are doing our best. We must succeed in doing what is necessary." The world demands results. Good intentions and promises are no use to it. And one of the best ways for any leader to get results is to employ a strategy, which is a plan, method or series of actions for obtaining a goal or specific

In Leadership, The Critical Convergence Drives Great Results

In Leadership, The Critical Convergence Drives Great Results
The Leader's Fallacy lives! We subscribe to the Fallacy when we believe our enthusiasm with a particular leadership challenge is automatically reciprocated by the people we lead. If ignorance is bliss then leaders going around blithely adhering to the Leader's Fallacy have cornered the market on happiness. The truth is, it's more realistic to believe in INVERSE RECIPROCITY: i.e., whatever motivates you, "DE-motivates" the people. That's especially so for leaders who are trying to motivate people to meet extraordinary

How to Get the Body of a Fighter

How to Get the Body of a Fighter
How to Get the Body of a Fighter Who has the best body in the world? Is it the swimmer with their broad lats, wide shoulders and low bodyfat? Is it the gymnast with their incredible upper body strength? Or is it the cover model, with their toned abs and large arms? That answer may be up for debate, but in many ways it is easy to suggest that it is the fighter who has the best body. That’s

What is True Love

What is True Love
Not many people are lucky enough to experience true love. For most people it's not believed to be real, but in reality there is true love just many don't have it. There are some basic signs however to let you know if you are or have true love in your life. The signs of true love are: 1. Butterflies- You may think this is silly but butterflies are a biochemical signal that occurs from the limbic system when we

Busting the Autism Stereotypes

Busting the Autism Stereotypes
As with anyone with a physical or mental disorder, autistic people deal with a wide range of reactions from others, from full support to uncaring ignorance. Unfortunately, even those who support autistic family members, co-workers, and friends may not understand autism very well. This leads to stereotypes, which can result in hatred, embarrassment, or other unhappy situations. By becoming educated about autism, you can help others in your community cope with this disorder. It is most important to note

Valentines Day Game Ideas For Adults

Valentines Day Game Ideas For Adults
Planning an adult Valentine's Day party is a bit of a no-brainer. Invite a lot of couples, have a few drinks, decorate with red. Done, right? Yes, and no. You want to put a little more thought into it than that and it's good to have some games to keep things lively. If you are inviting several couples, there are many fun activities you can plan. First, how about the "what's this item" game? Fill a paper bag with

Paying for your Child’s College Finances— Guide for Parents on Student Loan, Scholarship, and Grant

Paying for your Child’s College Finances— Guide for Parents on Student Loan, Scholarship, and Grant
Let's suppose that you have a child who will be graduating soon from high school. Of course, you will feel happy, just like any proud parent who have their children graduating from high school. It is one of the challenges of life that you have successfully surpassed, despite of the financial instabilities that you have probably experienced. It is time to celebrate, for you have fulfilled your responsibility of giving your child a bright future. But as many would

Books on Candle Making

Books on Candle Making
Making your own candles is a favorite craft and hobby many individuals. They find the process to be enjoyable and relaxing. Candle makers have been know to turn to their hobby in times of stress. For some candle makers, once they learn the basics they are ready for new challenges. Purchasing books on candle making can provide you with everything from basic instructions, tips, and creative ideas to make beautiful candles. Most candle making books offer wonderful illustrations as

Dieting for Success Making it Happen

Dieting for Success Making it Happen
Dieting is far too often approached from the mindset of impending failure. Too many people have tried and failed so many diets in their past that they try the next new diet with the absolute knowledge that they will fail in this attempt as well. Guess what? They will. Henry Ford once said, "If you think you can or think you can't you will always be right." If you think you are going to fail at this diet you

Healthy Dieting Tips

Healthy Dieting Tips
When it comes to dieting you will find all kinds of crazy and faddish diets on the market today. In addition to the many diets there seems to be every kind of diet aid you can imagine. From shakes the diet industry has evolved to include everything from candy bars and pudding to pills and patches. Each item makes the claim that it can help you drop those unwanted pounds quickly and easily. Well I can tell you for