Teens Dodging “Bullets”
Turn on the news and most likely the stories you hear will include school shootings, bullying, sexting, car accidents, burglaries, and/or other types of acts being committed by teenagers. What has our world come to? Are you sending your kids to school with backpacks and tablet covers that are bulletproof? Is your teen having to carry a clear backpack, exposing their life to everyone? How did we get here?
The 4-1-1 on Reinventing You
Essential Tips for Knowing What You Want – And Getting It!
There is a lot of chatter today about reinventing yourself, especially after 50. There’s no “magical” age when you find yourself in a difficult situation, whether it be a divorce, death of a loved one, or a job loss, and have to make some tough decisions. It is these times that you need to re-evaluate your life and determine the best path for you. You can’t listen to others advice on what you “should” do with your life. It’s your life, do with it what you want. When it is all said and done, what do you want to be said at your funeral? Do you want people to talk about your life contributions or the fact that you listened to everyone else and did things that you didn’t even enjoy? Do you want them to talk about how happy you lived, or how sad you always seemed to be?
Ace Your Life
Until you are confronted with taking care of yourself and a home, many people do not realize what is involved. It can be overwhelming to some and totally frustrating to others. Life is meant to be enjoyed. If you equip yourself with the knowledge to take care of the everyday tasks, you will then be able to enjoy other activities. Whether you are moving out for the first time; or going it alone due to divorce or death of a loved one; or starting a family of your own, this information is for you. The material inside will provide a new dimension of potential for you and your family. I’ve put all the cards on the table for you. Ace Your Life, is the “Ace in the hole” that will provide the tools and knowledge, to gain thatsomething, to put you and your family on the pathway of an informed and powerful life.
The 4-1-1 on Surving Teenhood
When I say the word teenager what comes to mind? If you are like most people, the words rebellion, trouble, and stubborn come to mind. You might also think: drugs, crime, pregnancy, peer pressure, sex, puberty, driving, attitudes, relationships, irresponsible, and messy. Those about to go through the teen years might think: independence, first job, fun, sports, adventure, dating, invincible, and driving. We take our children through childhood, into teenhood, and then onto adulthood. Remember: if you go into the adventure together, you will come out of it together.
The 4-1-1 on Step Parenting
Step parenting can be stressful and may be a difficult role to fulfill. Step families, also referred to as blended families, are more of the norm now more than ever. When families “blend” to create step families, things rarely progress smoothly. A few children may resist the changes occurring, while parents may become frustrated or disappointed when the new family does not appear to function like their previous family.
The 4-1-1 on Life Skills
Are you ready to move out on your own? Going to college? Suddenly single? Widowed? Do you know how to clean the house, balance the checkbook, cook, care for the finances, or know what it takes to buy a home or car? Do you know about kitchen safety, preventing pests and bugs, and when food spoils? If you need help in these areas you have come to the right place.