Lifestyle, Marriage & Family

What to do when you’re not ready to let your dating partner meet your parents?

couple holding hands at the beach

You’ve been dating your partner for a while and things are going great. You’re both comfortable with each other but there’s one thing holding you back: you’re not ready to let your partner meet your parents. Well, plenty of people find themselves in this situation at some point in their lives. And although it can be tough, you can do a few things to make the process a little bit easier. Below, we will outline a few suggestions for how

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Marriage & Family

Weighing the benefits of infant care/playgroup vs. parenting at home before nursery

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When it comes to deciding whether or not to send your child to an infant care/playgroup, the options can feel endless.  Hopefully, this article will help you make an informed decision that works best for your family. Benefits of infant care/playgroup Spending time in a preschool allows your little ones to interact with adults and peers, which helps to increase their social skills. Kindergartens also offer a structured environment that helps children learn and grow. They provide a safe place

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Marriage & Family

The Real Cost of Infidelity

Infidelity is defined as the act of having a romantic, emotional, or sexual relationship with someone other than one’s wife, husband, or partner. Extramarital affairs are complex! Its relationship dynamics, emotional investments, logistics, and explosive fallout are far from simple. More importantly, it is expensive! According to Dr. Ramani Durvasala, a Los Angeles-based clinical psychologist: “Some people get an additional cell phone; a whole additional cell phone plan or a burner [phone] or something like that; they may travel; they

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Marriage & Family

Don’t do it alone: Tips for battling loneliness as a parent

lonely woman with a baby

You’re not alone. That’s a message we need to hear more often, especially when it comes to parenting. As if the job wasn’t hard enough, feeling lonely can make parenting feel impossible. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can get through this, and we’re here to help. Below are some tips for battling loneliness as a parent. We hope they can help you find your tribe and feel less alone. Nurture relationships outside of parenting Reconnect with

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Marriage & Family

5 Marriage-Killing Money Habits

Marriage beats having a partner on a long-term basis. I am no expert on love, but my goal is to make sure that you understand the financial obligations that you each bring to the table. Otherwise, arguments can occur. Arguments about money hamper many marriages. Do not let it happen to you! #1: FIGHTING OVER WHAT’S MINE AND YOURS Sometimes, couples split the bills or allocate a fair amount of cash and settle everything in an equitable manner. Each spouse

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