Let’s face it, our moms will take whatever we give them for Christmas with a happy smile, just as they have since we brought home our raggedy cutout snowflakes in first grade. The thing is, we’re grown up now and after so many Christmas celebrations together, we’ve run out of ideas that aren’t the same worn-out offerings to her: the scarf, the book, the fancy can opener, a box of chocolates, something related to her hobbies. We probably have a good idea what NOT to give her: a kitchen appliance (unless she’s asked for it), any kind of clothing she hasn’t gone with us to pick out, a book on making the home beautiful, a picture frame… you know that list.
As parents age, you may find more and more reasons to become involved in everyday concerns such as bills, safety and health matters. Elders are reluctant to let go of tasks they have managed all their lives, but it’s a good idea to get involved early, before larger problems arise. If you approach the tasks in a helpful, consulting way, aging parents soon become accustomed to having help available to them.
If you are going to meet your boyfriend’s family for the first time, then you might want to know a few effective ways to impress his family. Everything counts in a first impression, and when it comes to your boyfriend’s family, the first impression is the key in establishing a good relationship. Just don’t be fake and keep in mind these tips on how to impress his family and you will be fine!
Being a mother is a great job, but there are days when it’s good to have that quiet alone time. Here are a few things dads can do to help moms. Show this list to your husband if you know he’d like to help out but doesn’t know where to start.
We all have a special relationship with our parents. Sometimes we have disagreements and fights, but when circumstances push us, we always sprint towards our parents. When you are young, it is much harder to lose a parent. Here are a few tips for dealing with the death of a parent. I hope these tips will help you!
Parent’s divorce can be very hard, even if you are not a child or a teen. It may seem like your life doesn’t make sense to you and nothing can be done to help you feel better. You may feel frustrated, angry, stressed out or sad. You may feel relieved, especially if there’s been lots of fighting or tension at home. But don’t let this rule your life! Check out a few ways to cope with your parent’s divorce.