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Ice Loves Coco and We Love Them Both
February 11, 2012
The second season premiere of Ice Loves Coco is set for February 19, 2012 on the E! Entertainment Network at 10:30 pm EST and if...
Weight-Loss Part 2
February 4, 2012
As with anything else in a life filled with individuals of all types, no one size or diet fits all. What one person will love and decl...
Dieting in America Part 1: The Calorie Restriction
January 28, 2012
Scientists estimate that 1 lb of fat is equivalent to 3500 calories. By creating a deficit each day of 500 in your calorie expenditure...
The Women Who Came Before Us
January 14, 2012
Each generation of women who have come before us have given us rights that make us who we are today. Truly they have made our lives ea...
Women and Guns
January 7, 2012
I am afraid of guns; they scare me to death. Even in movies or on TV, the sight and sound of the gun being fired makes me tense up. Ev...
A New You Just For You
December 31, 2011
It is said that when you begin “cleaning house” you have the desire for a different way of living. I believe it. Most chan...
The Real-Life Gifts of the Magi is Time
December 24, 2011
Time is a precious commodity. There never seems to be enough of it. Too many things seem to devour it. Working, household chores, chil...
It’s Your Turn to Write the Holiday Cards This Year!
December 17, 2011
We’re going along pretty well two weeks before Christmas. Most presents have been bought, the house is decorated. We even scaled...
The Holiday Affair - Cheating is More Prevalent During the Holidays
December 6, 2011
The holiday season brings lots of things we don't really want or need. Stress, arguments, "un-please-able" people,...
Staying Together for the Holidays Brings False Hope to Bad Relationships
November 26, 2011
No one wants to be alone for the holidays, even couples who are well aware that whatever they had is completely over and gone. Sta...
Happiness May Not Mean Being Home For The Holidays
November 20, 2011
Thanksgiving on a tropical isle? Christmas Eve watching fireworks over the Caribbean? At a ski lodge in front of a fireplace on New Ye...
Can't Bear the Holidays Alone? Plan a Vacation!
November 15, 2011
Holidays should be like commercials. They abound with happy people. From loving couples holding hands while walking in the snow to smi...
Holidays and Family Gatherings - Recipe for Disaster!
November 5, 2011
They're (almost) here! "They" comprise the holiday season! They're coming around again; remember, the happy, fun, jo...
Don't Let Your 'Past Life' Ruin Your Present One
October 22, 2011
Most of us know that having had a sad childhood can affect our adult lives. Depending on the severity of childhood misery, and t...
Are You Ready for Marriage?
October 15, 2011
You’ve got the ring, you’ve set the date. You’re dreaming of your beautiful wedding gown and the lovely slow walk do...
Love Yourself First? You Better!
October 8, 2011
A friend of mine who studied World Religions in grad school is fond of quoting a famous religious leader of the fifth century: &qu...
Why Both Men and Women Should Support Equal Rights
October 7, 2011
"No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body." Margaret Sanger, a nurse who, in th...
Whose Weight Is It Anyway?
September 25, 2011
Every once in a while, when you’re doing something totally unrelated, you get a brainstorm from a random thought that seems to c...
When He Wants a Divorce and You Don't
September 14, 2011
When He Wants A Divorce And You Don't - Relationship RealityDivorce, no matter how amicable and for the best of everyone all around, is s...
Children Who (Literally) Fear School
September 13, 2011
The media has been blasting the screen with “back-to-school” commercials since the 4th of July. With more than half a summ...
Section 504 in Education-Can It Benefit Your Child?
August 26, 2011
As the title of this column states, "Everything's Personal..." and to that title we can ask the question: What is more p...
Marrying Older - Wiser and Happier
August 19, 2011
There are advantages to marrying later. You are more confident in your choices and less likely to simply accept life as it comes. Educ...
Summertime and Happiness
August 12, 2011
What is it about Summer that makes us smile? Is it the promise of long days that ease into the sound of cricket-filled nights, or is i...
Are You Married But Single-Parenting?
August 5, 2011
Many married women seem to be living a double life of sorts. Despite the fact that they are one of two parents in a household, they ha...
Military Spouses: How to Cope With Stress
July 29, 2011
A project close to the First Lady's heart is the well-being of military spouses. She has held roundtable discussions at Fort Bragg...