Responsible Parenting: Why You Should Not Confide in Your Child

Parenting doesn’t come with a rulebook. Most of what we know comes from the trial and errors of other brave souls as well as our own with each new child. One aspect of the parent-child relationship that is shown not to be effective is the “friend-confidante” role.

“What Did You Say?”

Ever heard of TMI? In kid-speak that means “too much information.” It occurs when we, as parents, share information with our kids that are best kept to ourselves. Think about it. How uncomfortable would you feel if your boss called you to his/her office and began spouting off the difficulties in the marital relationship?

5 Simple, Safe And Natural Ways To Boost Your Energy Levels

Our increasingly busy lifestyles both in and out of work are placing more demands on us than ever. All of this extra strain can really wear us out, and people are complaining of low energy levels in ever-growing numbers.

If you’re one of the many people who feel affected by low energy levels, then no doubt you’ll be wondering if there’s anything you can do to change this. Although doctors can offer medication to help with some energy level problems, there are actually natural ways of improving your energy levels that don’t require a trip to the doctor or any special drugs.

The Four Laws of the Parenting Jungle

Parenting is not for the faint of heart. That child you’re holding is cute and cuddly right now, but they can become a savage beasty as they grow. Didn’t you know that one of your duties as a parent is wild animal tamer? Study and learn from four of the laws of the parenting jungle so you don’t become dinner.

It’s a Jungle Out There

Biking Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Get Out Of The Car And Onto A Bike

Do you commute every day? If so, then you and I have something in common, along with tens of millions of others. Many people choose to drive to work, while others may take a train or bus. However, few choose to cycle. But cycling could be the best choice of all, and here’s why:

1) Save Money: Choosing to cycle to work is pretty much guaranteed to save you money, and who isn’t looking to save money in these difficult times? Firstly, you don’t have to pay for a car in the first place. Secondly, you don’t have to pay any tax for your car. Thirdly, you don’t have to pay for fuel and, well, you get the picture.

Parenting Tip: Find Your Life Just Like Your Teen

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.

“What Do I Do Now?”

You are not the first parent to ask that question. Parenting is only fifty percent emotional. The other half is providing the practical teachings that will equip your child for a lifetime. It is a balancing act. Those that tip the scales in one or the other direction, find that their relationship with their children hits many a snag.

Expand Your Opportunities by Thinking “Outside the Box”

Do you ever think, “I wish I’d thought of that?” Chances are you have. We have all from time to time recognized a great idea for its value, and of course wished we’d been the one to have the idea. The truth is, you can have great ideas of your own. All you have to do is think outside of the box.

What does outside-the-box thinking mean?

Inside the box is where we live 99% of the time. It’s where the rules are. It’s where our habits, beliefs and limitations keep us. Inside the box is safe because it’s what we know. We can therefore predict with a certain level of certainty, the potential success of any thought or action inside the box.

5 Healthy Breakfast Tips That’ll Help You Lose Weight

If you want to lose weight, or you just want to get healthy, then breakfast should be number one on your list. Even if you’re exercising every day, you could be sabotaging your plans by skipping breakfast! And, if you do eat breakfast every day, you may be choosing the wrong foods. Here are 5 healthy breakfast tips to make that first meal of the day a healthy one.

Divorced Parenting: Avoid the Friendship Trap with Your Kids

Parenting can be trying at the best of times. Imagine what it must be like if you are coming at the situation as a divorced or divorcing parent. Some of you are facing that very predicament right now. A good rule of thumb for dealing with your children is to avoid the “friendship” trap.

What Is a Friend?

People have been trying to figure this one out for eons. Kids begin navigating the waters when they enter school and are faced with a number of other children that they don’t know. How do you relate to other people in a way that endears you to them?

How to Get Clear on the Things You Really Want (Using the Law of Attraction)

In the realms of LOA, also known as Law of Attraction, we’re told to focus on and think about things we want. One of the tricks to this is to focus on what you really want. Have you given thought to the things you really want? Wanting more money is a good thought, and I’m sure you really want more, or maybe it’s simply the stuff money can buy that you want. If you do want money, for the sake of having money, have you considered the amount of money you want?

How To Develop a Media Kit That Sells

The ability to sell advertising space on your website or in your newsletter is a profit generating tactic that fits many business models including affiliate marketing and information marketing. If you’re looking to make a little extra advertising money from all that traffic you have coming to your website then the first thing you’re going to need to create is a media kit.

What is A Media Kit?