Is a Lack of Good Nutrition Hurting Your Kids?

In the United States obesity is a major concern, especially childhood obesity.  Without even throwing out some statistics to you, you can probably notice it by looking at some of your kids friends.  Maybe even your own kids.   You may say “kids don’t get out and play like they used to,” and I agree.  However, it could also be good nutrition is lacking in your kids’ diet.

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How to Encourage Your Spouse With These 5 Actions

Being married is wonderful in the fact you have someone there with you, and for you, at all times.  It is a reciprocal relationship. Sometimes you are in need of encouragement.  Sometimes you need to encourage your spouse.  I was in need of encouragement earlier this week, and my wife was there when I needed her.

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Whiteboard Quote: “There is enough time in every day to do the will of God.”

Many days I feel like I do not have enough time in the day to do the things I have planned.  You too?  It is frustrating!  Checking off five of the ten tasks I have on my list, missing a deadline for a writing assignment, or not even touching the project I am working on is not what I’d call a productive day.

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Are You “Lookin’ for Love in all the Wrong Places?”

This is a guest by by Dr. Minette Riordan, co-author of From Fizzle to Sizzle: 4 Crucial Tools for Relationship Repair. She is a creativity and relationship coach who loves helping women reconnect with their creative, vibrant selves and build a more positive vision for their lives. You can connect with her at www.minetteriordan.com, or follow her on Twitter at @heartwiselife.  If you want to guest post on my blog, check out the guidelines here.

5 Marriage Areas Husbands Need to Protect In 2013

Happily Ever After is the dream that most married couples have in the  newlywed years.  Date, fall in love, get married, buy a house, have kids, and live happily ever after.  Those of us who are married know that isn’t always the way it happens.  The 50% divorce rate provides a more in-your-face reality check that happily ever after just doesn’t happen.  At least it doesn’t happen without a fight!

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What Does It Take To Get You To Change?

The final Presidential Debate of this election is now over.  After months of campaigning, TV commercials, debates, rhetoric, flip-flopping, and “whoppers” we are now two weeks away from the 2012 election.

What Does It Take To Get You To Change? Presidential Debate

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have been presenting their plans, well sort of, and their cases as to why the American people should vote for them.  I decided who I was voting for long ago, and none of the debates, commercials, or anything has swayed me.