Monthly Archives: June 2015

An Unlikely Teacher

At the tender age of nine months, my shot at the picture perfect childhood was ripped apart. Divorce rocked my family and gone were my chances of Christmas mornings, movie nights or dinners with my parents side by side. It would have been easy to use this setback as an excuse for any unhappiness life threw my way, but I Continue Reading...

Jeb Bush: Fight For Traditional Marriage Will Go On ‘Irrespective’ Of Supreme Court Decision

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told a group of conservative Christians on Friday that he will continue to support traditional marriage regardless of whether the Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage this month.“In a country like ours, we should recognize the power of a man and a woman loving their children with all their soul as a good thing, as something Continue Reading...

6 Powerful Life Lessons Learned From Single Dads

This Father’s Day, we’re celebrating single and divorced dads. Whether you have full custody or time with the kids every other weekend, the lessons you’re imparting by being present are incredibly valuable.Below, grown children of divorce share the most important lessons their dads taught them about love, relationships, heartbreak or forging a life of their own.Love can take on many Continue Reading...

What You Need To Know If Your Spouse Leaves You

Divorce is a painful experience regardless of who initiates it, but it hurts that much more when you’re the spouse who’s left.Below, divorcés and experts offer their best advice on coping when you’re blindsided by divorce.1. Find A More Fulfilling Life.“I want a divorce.” With one short declarative sentence, life as you knew it was upturned. You may be on Continue Reading...

Daughter Faked Disabilities For Years Before Allegedly Killing Mother

A woman accused of recruiting her boyfriend to murder her mother had apparently pretended for years that she had a disability that forced her to use a wheelchair.The lie is the latest twist in the stabbing death of Clauddinnea “Dee Dee” Blancharde, 48, who was found Sunday in her Springfield, Missouri, home. As Greene County sheriff’s deputies began investigating the Continue Reading...

Using Guns In Self-Defense Is Rare, Study Finds

American gun owners are far more likely to injure themselves or someone else with their firearm than to stop a criminal, according to a new study from a group calling for tighter gun control.The study, released Wednesday by the Violence Policy Center, found there were 258 justifiable homicides involving civilians using firearms in 2012, compared with 8,342 murders by gun. Continue Reading...

The Work Of Marriage Is The Hardest Work There Is

The day ends as it began: in a cold silence, a lingering sigh breaking the air.I contemplate reaching out, his warm body tense in the dark. But my mind flits over the million and a half slights of the day — dirty laundry left on the floor, words muttered under our breaths, resentment simmering — and my heart hardens.Carefully, I Continue Reading...

A divorce coach could offer a calming perspective

When navigating the minefield of divorce, everything you’ve worked for and everything you care about is up for grabs: your income, your home, custody of your children (if you have them), your sense of security and even your very identity. More hotly contested and drawn out divorce proceedings result in higher costs and greater emotional wreckage.For a while, mediation was Continue Reading...

4-Year-Old Driving Car Runs Over Toddler At Day Care

A 4-year-old on Tuesday afternoon backed a day care center’s van over a 2-year-old while an employee loaded other children into the vehicle in New York.The toddler was in critical but stable condition after the accident at the Busy Kidz Group Family Day Care in Staten Island, the Staten Island Advance reported.The 4-year-old jumped into the driver’s seat while the Continue Reading...
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