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Got Angry Kids?Got Angry Kids? Get Help for Healthy Anger Expression for Your Child.
Foods and Mood. How to Eat to Control Your AngerEat to Control Your Anger. Get Your Grocery List Here. Foods and Mood. How to Eat to Control Your Anger
How to cool your jets in seven easy steps. Anger Management made easy.How to cool your jets in seven easy steps. Anger Management made easy. Anger management designed to help you keep your power and stay cool.
How Food Affects Your MoodHow food affects your mood. Defeating your depression.
How Does Stress Affect Your Brain?How Does Stress Affect Your Brain? from Quality Health
How to talk so they will listen and other communication tools.  Communication in a marriage is the key to relationship success. If we can communicate our needs and feelings and wishes effectively we are on the road to a happy healthy marriage. Our “relationship” can be as a married couple, committed couple, couple of friends, employer or employee, parent or child. Good communication will make your life much easier.
Helpful tips for Calm KidsIf your child is like mine and time-outs only cause a bigger eruption of emotions and never seem to work the way intended this can be a great tool.
How to cool your jets in seven easy steps. Anger Management made easy.How to cool your jets in seven easy steps. Anger Management made easy. Anger management designed to help you keep your power and stay cool.

Relationship Help

Roots and Wings: Maximize Your Similarities and Appreciate Your DifferencesWhen we are having a disagreement with our spouse, we may not want to recognize or acknowledge that the very basis for our disagreement is what attracted us to that person in the beginning. I am not talking so much about "opposites attract" as a difference in personality. Perhaps we are forgetting the positive feelings we had for just the personality trait with which we are now upset.
Six for Sex
That first glow of “in love” sometimes gets lost in the job of daily living. When children are added, it may seem you then ride the train to nowhere. Your relationship with your spouse gets lost in the muck of breakfast, getting kids dressed and up, off to work and school, back again with homework, soccer, karate, sleepovers, play dates, dinner, laundry, pets, and on and on.
Create Your Soul Mate. Get Your Instructions Here.Would it not be wonderful to feel your partner is your “soul mate?” I believe soul mate connections are not one for a life time. I believe soul mate connections do not just happen. Perhaps soul mate connections (that feeling you are one with another human being) can be created. I believe! Do you want to try?
Better Relationship Through Erectile Dysfunction-yep You Read it RightPicture this: soft lights, comfy bed, glass of something tasty, freshly showered bodies, loving couple, and soft music. Yep, we are getting some tonight. But the little man is napping. Now the big man keeps thinking, “Any minute now he will get with the program because I am ready.” Big man’s partner is thinking, “Maybe I need to think of something new to do.”
What is your Love Language??"Of the countless ways we can show love to one another there are five love languages, proved to be universal and comprehensive. Everyone has a love language.We identify primarily with one of the five love languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, or Physical Touch."
Enhance Your Relationship Through Your Five SensesEnjoying the season’s plethora of sensory opportunities with your significant other can be a wonderful relationship enhancement. Slowing down your world to smell the roses together will allow for intimacy. The comfortable weather allows the two of you to have a glass of something tasty on the patio while watching and listening to the surroundings together. Spend time and effort communicating what brings you pleasure.
The Invisible Relationship Hitch or Enrich You can't touch it, but it affects how you feel. You can't see it, but it's there when you look at yourself in the mirror. You can't hear it, but it's there every time you talk about yourself. What is this important but mysterious thing? 
Infidelity Recovery Tips“Infidelity,” according to Wikipedia, is a breach of faith. It does not depend on the presence of sexual behavior. Fidelity refers to the accuracy and integrity of self-representation, honesty, or candor in an intimate, committed relationship. 
 
How to talk so they will listen and other communication tools.  Communication in a marriage is the key to relationship success. If we can communicate our needs and feelings and wishes effectively we are on the road to a happy healthy marriage. Our “relationship” can be as a married couple, committed couple, couple of friends, employer or employee, parent or child. Good communication will make your life much easier.
True Love...a Myth? Truth?It could be so wonderful, this rebirth, this rekindling of love and joy.  It could be a new beginning until the end, a true caring and connection like no other.
Ten Secrets to Staying in LoveSometimes relationships need a little tune-up.  Here are ten hints on how to begin your relationship enhancement evolution.
Infidelity can Enhance Your RelationshipI would like to be quite clear. Infidelity hurts. Infidelity is destructive. I am not suggesting infidelity. However, when cheating happens in a relationship it does not have to be the end. An infidelity can be a wakeup call that your relationship was not working for one or both of you.

Parenting Tips and Helpful Information

Prevention of Child Sexual AbuseWhen we see accounts of child molestation on the news, perhaps we feel vulnerable and frightened. We can protect our children by learning the dynamics of molest, learning the history of molest, and becoming informed of the reasons this abuse is tolerated.
Getting Though The Holidays with a Defiant ChildDo you have a picture of what the holidays should look like? Most of us do whether we admit it or not. When the reality doesn’t match the expectation you have in your head, it feels awful. Parents of acting-out kids know this firsthand, because the reality so often doesn’t match their expectation.
When Your Young Child Has SurgeryMelissa’s son E has hearing loss and wears a cochlear implant. Melissa works as an administrative assistant for a non-profit and also runs a bullying prevention group and a book-related fan group, in addition to blogging for Empowering Parents.
Telling Without Talking: Exploring Your Child’s Feelings thrChildren usually love art until they become teenagers and critical of their work. As a diagnostic tool, art is amazingly informative. One of the programs I have explored about art and children is “House/Tree/Person.” 
Talking to Children about TragedyThe shock of this latest school shooting, we wanted to offer some ways to help your family cope in the coming days.
What Not to do When Your Child is AngryStop and think for a moment: When your child or teen is in the throes of a tantrum or an all-out rage, what is your initial reaction? Do you get angry yourself and start yelling, do you freeze and say nothing, or do you become frightened and give in?
Do Your Kids Respect You? 9 Ways to Change Their AttitudeWe often forget that children aren’t born with a built-in sense of respect for others. While each child has a different personality, all children need to be taught to be respectful. From birth, kids learn to manipulate their world to get their needs met—this is natural. But it’s our job as parents to teach them respectful ways of doing this.
4 Things Not to Do When Your Young Child has a Tantrum

Does your head ever spin from all the suggestions you get about how to manage your young child’s temper tantrums or out-of-control behavior?

*Where do you draw the line with a child's disrespecful behaviorAs a parent, how do you know for sure if your child’s behavior has crossed the line and become truly disrespectful? I believe the distinction between mild rebelliousness and disrespect has to be drawn very clearly.
*Motivate Your ChildWhy is it so hard to motivate kids? As parents, we often have a funny, inaccurate belief that our children won’t care unless we twist their arms. But the simple truth is that your attempts to motivate your child are probably working against you.
*Toddler Rage

"The main reason that children become unglued over seemingly small events is that developmentally they cannot handle the circumstances they find themselves in."


Going back to school with special needsGetting a fresh start motivates kids to be on their best behavior, but that can be hard to do in a school where everyone already knows you. Use the before-school tour to start off positively. 
Back to School with Your ODD ChildMany parents are relieved when school starts up again, but for parents of Oppositional Defiant (ODD) kids, this is often a time of anxiety and even dread.
Helpful tips for Calm KidsIf your child is like mine and time-outs only cause a bigger eruption of emotions and never seem to work the way intended this can be a great tool.

Miscellaneous Articles to Help Your Life be More Enjoyable.

When Sympathy Cards May be Appropriate for Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is traditionally for couples. The premise is to proclaim your love and polish up the love connection you have with another person. For some people, Valentine's Day will not be anticipated with joyous expectations.
Gramma does Dating… or Maybe NOT.In this age, there are a higher percentage of the population who call themselves (or someone else calls them) seniors.  In this age group, dating can open a new and frightening endeavor.
Get Rich with Random Acts of KindnessLately, I have become aware of a movement that suggests our life is the way it is because we have attracted what is there. The “secret” says we are what we think. “Law of attraction” tells us we have to vibrate in the “vortex” to attract the good things.
Revealing Your Inner GoddessHello, my darling Goddesses and welcome to a guide that teaches you how to reveal your inner Goddess. Yes, you are a Goddess. Let us embark on a journey to find your inner Goddess if you are not in touch with her already. 
 
What Do Your Inner Voices Say?You can't touch it, but it affects how you feel. You can't see it, but it's there when you look at yourself in the mirror. You can't hear it, but it's there every time you talk about yourself. What is this important but mysterious thing? It affects every aspect of your life. How wonderful or terrible this feels is determined by your inner voices. What do your inner voices say?
Whiffling Through the Tulgey Wood,When the Hatter told Alice she was "much muchier before," he pointed to her indicating the "muchness" came from inside. I began to wonder, what is this "muchness?" Do I have "muchness" or is my "muchness" missing, too? Was I ever "muchier?" "Muchness" seemed to be a good thing to possess. I wanted this "muchness," whatever it was.
What is your Love Language??"Of the countless ways we can show love to one another there are five love languages, proved to be universal and comprehensive. Everyone has a love language.We identify primarily with one of the five love languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, or Physical Touch."
True Love...a Myth? Truth?It could be so wonderful, this rebirth, this rekindling of love and joy.  It could be a new beginning until the end, a true caring and connection like no other.
Don't get your feathers ruffled. I just wondered, what is the Dickens?So what is the dickens. Is it a good thing, or a bad thing, or just something that leaves with a slump, slump, slump to wait until it is time to return and be scared out of you again?

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