I just read an argument and its rebuttal on the subject of best friends and it really made me think: is it bad to just have one best friend or is having a lot of close friends the better way to go? While from first glance, the article about the “horrors” of a child having […]

Believe it or not, life is real and not a fairytale.  All over the world blended families are living happily and co-existing harmoniously.  Ideally, we’d love to hear that everyone just “clicked’ immediately but I’m sure we all know or have been involved in some incidents that  didn’t go so smoothly.  Change can sometimes be […]

Affirmation For Today: “I am establishing a wonderful life for myself and for my family” An affirmation is a great way to start training your mind toward a positive way of thinking.  Coupled with other positive thinking exercises, a positive affirmation will help you overcome any obstacle that is put in front of you.  The […]

Spring is a wonderful time to create new family habits for a fresh start.  Some people consider spring time the real new year.  Here are some tips for creating new habits for your family: 1. Commit to Thirty Days – Three to four weeks is all the time you need to make a habit automatic. […]

Chris Rock recently stated that “I wanted to do something in New York,” right across the bridge from the New Jersey home he shares with his wife, Malaak, and daughters, Lola, 9, and Zahra, 7. USA Today reports that despite being the family man, the title of the new Broadway play that marks comedian and […]

Tonight the news broke of the death of  singing sensation Teena Marie. Unfortunately, her daughter was the one to discover her unresponsive.

We are winding down the year and the family is home.  Here are some Family viewing choices for the week starting December 26.

Holidays! This is the time of the year when people go visit their families for, supposedly, good times and a nice meal together. Well, these are gatherings where we revive family ties and catch up on news from everyone. More often than not, though, what we see is a gathering of a bunch of people […]

Christmas celebrations, festivals and holiday events transform much of the USA as the year draws to a close into wonderlands of light and music.

Thinking of a worthwhile bonding activity with your family? Sing with them. Health Benefits of Karaoke: And here is great news – karaoke singing releases…

What happens when a troubled young mother abandons her children and then re-enters their lives twenty years later?

Get along with your mother-in-law Here are some tips on getting along with your mother-in-law (from eHow): 1.  From the day you start dating your future husband or wife, it is in your best interest to try to get along with your future mother-in-law. If you are lucky, you will marry someone whose mother is […]