Interpersonal Relationships

Family dynamics revolve around interpersonal relationships. Find information to build better relationships


    It’s hard to believe it’s back to school time already!  Where did the Summer go?  For the month of August, in lieu of a single book review, I’ve compiled a list of 15 Must Have Books for Back to School.   Depending on the child and the school system, there may be a lot or a little to do in preparation.  Clothes, uniforms, supplies, haircuts…the list goes on.   In the midst...

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    Hi, Moms!  Today, I want us all to give ourselves a pat on the back and a hi-five.  We deserve it for trying so earnestly to show our little ones every minute of every day how much we sincerely love them.  Sometimes it comes easily; sometimes it’s slightly more challenging.     Regardless, we want them to feel our love.  So we read copious numbers of posts, articles, and books to...

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    It’s my wedding anniversary this month.  My husband and I have now been together longer than the years I lived under my parent’s roof…surreal that.  We’ve gone through many seasons in our marriage, had our ups and downs.  I thought I knew my husband inside and out, but this book helped me to appreciate him in a new way.  It helped him to understand me better as well....

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  As parents we know children have different personalities.  And we know healthy child development is key.  So I find it an exciting prospect that understanding the nature of our child allows us to parent them in a more effective manner. In honor of being a better parent, here is a review of my pick for Book of the Month, March 2015:   Nurture by Nature by Tieger and Tieger     Rating: 5/5 Stars  ♦♦♦♦♦ Paul D....

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A New Way to Think About Discipline

    Discipline.  Just the word has parents and children alike on edge.   Did your precocious toddler bite a friend at a playdate? Perhaps your lovely pre-schooler dumped a bottle of fingernail polish on the bathroom floor even though she knew the bottles of polish were off-limits? Or maybe your teenager broke curfew for the third time in a row?   Most parents will at one time or another experience...

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  I’m passionate about finding quality products for my family, my health, and my home.  I put a great deal of thought and research into everything I purchase.  I want you to benefit from my toil.   Over the last 6 months, I’ve highlighted 5 Favorite Finds each month; these are finds or products that I love, and readily recommend to my family and friends.   So as we bid adieu to 2014, I’m...

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