Family

Life of a #officermom

I hate what is going on in this world. I hate that my son, an officer, has to fear for his life daily and put himself in the way of danger everyday for people who do not even appreciate it. I hate all of the hate in the world. I hate that people can not see how the media is…

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Family

9 Ways To Remember Your Loved Ones

Image by Dave Gerber from Pixabay    Although it can be a hard topic to talk about, the loss of loved ones is something that we all have to experience within our lifetime. Whether you’re losing a family member or a friend, it’s important you’re doing all that you can to remember them as time goes on. Whilst it may…

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Family

Preparing For Your Parents’ Future

While you are busy preparing for your future and the future of your children, have you passed a thought for your parents? You are not in any way obligated to plan and prepare your parents for their future, and yet as their child, you want to see them happy and comfortable for the entirety of their life.    No child…

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Convincing Your Parents To Move Into Assisted Living

admin / February 1, 2020

As we get older, living independently can get harder. If your parents are beginning to struggle, it can be very difficult for both you and them. An assisted living facility can be the safest place for them to be, but elderly people won’t always like the idea of this. They might worry about losing independence or dignity, but you can…

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Visiting Your Elderly Relatives And Why It’s So Important

admin / December 16, 2019

Visiting our elderly relatives is something that most of us enjoy, they tend to have the most exciting stories, and the funniest comments about the state of the world today. But if this isn’t a good enough incentive to visit your elderly relatives, whether they are close to you or not, here are some of the benefits that this act…

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Should You Invite Your Elderly Relative To Live With You?

admin / November 14, 2018

Do you remember your idyllic childhood? Perhaps you remember the evenings having boisterous family meals around the dining room table, the Christmases spent ripping open presents with your parents looking on, their faces beaming, or sitting on your dad’s shoulders like a toddler and having the most energetic and lively parents catering for your every need. Fast forward a few…

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Family

Filling The Void Left By Children Flying The Nest

admin / October 8, 2018

Pixabay The home might feel empty; your life doesn’t have to.   Seeing your children develop and grow into young adults is one of the most rewarding things in life. Amidst the excitement, however, their flying of the nest will leave a noticeable void. While it’s natural to feel a little emotional during the first few days, it’s vital that…

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Are You Needing to Care for Ageing Parents?

Image Credit   If you’re in the position of needing to care for an aging parent, then there’s a good chance you feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders – and their ill health could quickly start affecting your own health unless you get some support.   Often, when it comes to our parents we…

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Family, Health, Seniors

9 Signs to Look For In Aging Parents

Our first priority should be to make sure that we’re feeling happy, confident, and that we’re enjoying life. However, this isn’t the only concern we should have. While life might be tough for us, we can at least feel that the future can be brighter if we make certain changes. The true might not be said of our parents, who…

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Dealing with Teenagers? Here’s How to Protect Your Sanity

People say that babies are blessings, but once they turn into teenagers, the game changes, and you need to step up your game. No matter how good a job you do in the first few years of your child’s life, you will have to deal with the rebellion, talking back, and disobedience. Teenagers’ hormones make them try to push the…

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