A friend of mine told me (semi-jokingly) where it all went wrong. He said he gave his son a great childhood and they became buddies during his son's teenage years. He said that this is the reason why now - when his son is in his 20s - my friend can't get him to leave the nest. My friend doesn't blame his son: Why would anyone want to trade in a cushy life in a happy home for many poor years in a crappy job and a small…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on October 2, 2017 at 7:09am — No Comments
Do you seem to have the same reaction to problems that arise over and over again which only make matters worse? Does your temper and shortness with others get in the way of you Being the Best you? Are you repeating past mistakes and still have no idea why? Well here's the answer...the problem is You.
You know how the definition of crazy is doing the same things over and over expecting different results? Well if you keep having the same issues because you keep handling…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on October 1, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Most moms in their 30s or 40s have noticed age creeping up on them. The wrinkles under the eyes, the sagging skin, the aches and pains that are associated with getting older start to become more apparent by the time you hit 35. Naturally, women seek out advice that will help them…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on September 12, 2017 at 1:09pm — No Comments
You must have an idea of your parents’ preferences. Perhaps your father loves fishing, enjoys hunting, disappears in the garage for hours or travels all his spare time. Otherwise maybe he gets carried away with new technology.
For choosing a gift, you can proceed from his hobbies. In this case, you will probably be able to pick up and buy something that will satisfy him on the celebration at this moment.
The process of searching a way to say “Happy Birthday Dad” can be…Continue
Added by Sarah Michels on August 7, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
***Disclaimer-adult content and perhaps a bit lengthy but full of nice juicy bits.
Ok so...I am fresh out of my wonderful Yoga class in a beautiful garden in Bedstuy Brooklyn. I am sweating bullets, hot as heck but I am feeling…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on July 23, 2017 at 11:15am — No Comments
Have you been thinking about changing some habits but just can't seem to get started or when you start you can't stick to the new routines? Are you feeling like these are just things you are going to have to live with? I have been there and I can say that with some focus and mindful choices all is not lost.
Choosing poor behavior out of habit becomes natural because once you have been doing something for so long your mind plays tricks on you that…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on June 28, 2017 at 8:56pm — No Comments
Sometimes you speak out loud things you should keep to yourself thinking perhaps your spirit will feel more at ease but what ends up happening is you feel worse than when you started. This though should never deter you from working through those bad times, it is overcoming that…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on June 11, 2017 at 12:41pm — No Comments
Although your biological clock is ticking, there are many things that you can do in your 40s, including putting yourself first at least every once in a while and having the courage to say, ‘No’. It’s the confidence that comes with being 40 that makes it such a wonderful time for women to come out of the…Continue
Added by Lisiana Carter on June 8, 2017 at 5:33am — No Comments
Every season has its own set of peculiarities that deserve to be respected if you want your skin to stay well-behaved and cooperative. Come Summer, the elements that you have to contend with is topped by the sun, the heat, the humidity, and the wind, dust and pollens scattered all around the…Continue
Added by Kelly Everson on May 30, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
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"I'm definitely going to say it's a Privilege, as a Government employee I am Granted um Health Care and I see first hand that for one to have Health Care you need to have jobs so, therefore we need to continue to cultivate this environment that we're given the opportunities to have Health Care as well as jobs to all the American Citizens worldwide."
I believe by now most of us are familiar with these…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on May 17, 2017 at 8:16pm — No Comments
Another epic summer is about to set in. So, you have your tickets, you’ve made road trip arrangements with your BFFs, packed your bikinis, and even front loaded your work to get out of town in time to catch the…Continue
Added by kathy Charles on May 16, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments
I'm a firm believer that in order to fully understand the cause of something we must ask as many questions as possible. Being afraid of the answer is not going to get rid of the problem much less solve it.
I love my Netflix,…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on May 5, 2017 at 5:51pm — No Comments
“I mean, I had terrible, terrible, skin. It was embarrassing, and I did everything I could think of to make it go away. I tried to cover it with makeup. I tried to get rid of it with medication: oral, topical, even the harshest…Continue
Added by Kelly Everson on April 28, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
Let’s face it: most of us probably buy more clothes than we ever need. But even if we have a wardrobe full of cute shirts, dresses, and jeans of the same color, we still get upset when we ruin something during the laundry or when don’t get as much wear of our expensive pair of boots…Continue
Added by Helen Shep on April 24, 2017 at 4:33pm — No Comments
Anti-aging products are some of the most sought after items within the skin care industry. The idea that we can obtain the Fountain of Youth in a bottle seems both a fantasy and reality, as more and more products are actually delivering on their promises to promote radiant, youthful looking…
Added by Evlin Symon on April 19, 2017 at 4:21am — No Comments
Have you started to or have you already finished putting away those heavy Winter sweaters? Did you arrange a date with your Landscaper? Have you switched out your heavy drapes for the lighter Spring and Summer material?
Seems like the moment Spring arrives we quickly…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on April 12, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments
(originally published on www.mostlycaffeinated.com)
Among the HUGE list of "Things I Was Clueless About When I Became a Professional Mom" was the entire concept of planning.
But that's a topic for another day.
This is just about planning YOURSELF.
Yes, that's a thing.
Yes, it's a thing you need to do.
Yes, it will actually improve your parenting.
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Breast cancer is characterized as an uncontrolled and unnecessary growth of breast cells. These cells usually form as tumor which can be detected by x-rays and also be felt as lumps. Moreover, these tumors are very harmful if cells grow into surrounding healthy tissues and spread to different areas of the body.
Breast Cancer Care
Though exact cause of breast cancer still remains unknown, factors which increase risk of getting disease are known to be risk factors and…Continue
Added by Luz J. Peterson on February 8, 2017 at 7:29am — No Comments