Posts tagged "Coping"

I Knew I was Strong When I Became a 15-Year-Old Mom

I Knew I was Strong When I Became a 15-Year-Old Mom
By Nicole Harding Thirty years ago, I became a 15-year-old mom. Even as I type this it seems unbelievable to me. Fifteen? Mom? Where would I get the strength to raise a baby and, well, finish raising myself? I made a mental pact in those first few days of motherhood:  I would be strong and... Read more »

It's Your Child's Birthday--Now Assemble the Toys

It's Your Child's Birthday--Now Assemble the Toys
Parental Quick Guide to Toy Assembly Sanity By Liz Lampkin After your child’s birthday party, you will be challenged with the task of putting together most or all of the wonderful gifts your child received. There will be complicated written instructions with these toys that will say the toy only takes a certain amount of... Read more »

Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness

Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness
Live Your Own Success By Kym B. Have you ever watched Loony Tunes, with Sylvester the Cat who is on a constant mission trying to catch and eat Tweety Bird?  Sylvester envies the swiftness of Tweety and despises the bird’s beauty.  He spends episodes trying to outwit and outsmart Tweety’s very being.  The more Tweety... Read more »
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Three Ways to Cope When He Won't Love You Back

By Toya Nicole From the moment we locked eyes I admit, I was lovestruck. He had me before “Hello” BOOM! Perhaps it was the way his suit hung on his 6’6 frame, the smooth bass in his voice as he told me about his work or the eye contact he gave that almost melted me... Read more »

5 Coping Rules for the Addict's Child

By Rachel Trimble Without a Voice or a Choice of Their Own: “A moment of silence for the babies born into this disease without a voice or a choice of their own.” Many recovery meetings end this way, a prayer for the innocent ones affected by the choices of their parents. Addiction affects every member... Read more »

A Widow's First Christmas

My first Christmas as a widow, unfortunately, took a different twist in 2012 and looked something like this…
A Widow’s first Christmas By Dr. Dawj   During the holiday season, many people are scurried about and purchased gifts that plunged them into debt by the thousands. They bought these gifts to  satisfy many that probably don’t appreciate them anyway. I used to be one of those shoppers spending and getting into debt once... Read more »
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New Relationship Rule: Mind Your Own Business

New Relationship Rule: Mind Your Own Business
by Yanni Brown My mother says if you have your own business to mind then you won’t have the time to mind someone else’s. As a certified relationship educator I can tell you that this applies to relationships as well. When you first meet someone it is your business to know their business. What I... Read more »