Though we had planned to travel this past week, our plans changed due to medical reasons. We turned our vacation into a staycation, and it was a lot of fun. There were some pros and cons, and some things we learned along the way…
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Why Can’t My Partner (Friend, Child, Colleague…) Cope With Small Obstacles?
There are people who, when a problem is presented to them, can’t seem to cope with it right away. There are times when I can adapt to issues really quickly (at work). This is a story of when I couldn’t, why that was and what I needed at the time. I know I’m not alone in this, so perhaps it can be helpful to you too.
How Disappointment Shows Your Hidden Hopes and Expectations
Why do we sometimes feel disappointed when we don’t expect it? What’s behind that sudden emotional reaction? I just received some news which I thought I was prepared for, and yet, it hit me harder than I thought…
My 7 Strategies For a Perfect Christmas With Kids
Holiday times with kids can be amazing, and challenging. Here are my 7 strategies to make the most of these times.
When Fear Overpowers Reality
Sometimes what we fear is so strong that we can’t enjoy the reality that is right in front of us. This weekend is a challenge in overcoming that.
“I don’t really enjoy spending time with my kids…” – Why That Is and 8 Tips to Get You Started
Do you find it hard to enjoy the time you have with your kids? Do you feel guilty when you look forward to their bed time or a day to yourself? You’re not alone, and I have some tips to help you out.
Expressing Your Expectations: Why It Matters So Much
Are you aware of what you expect from a situation? Or from other people? Or from yourself? Are you brave enough to tell others what your expectations are, and what happens when you don’t?