Controlling Teens as Single Parents

Control is a key factor when raising a teen with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Why? Well, to begin with, things seem to feel as if they’re out of control. Then, there’s your attempts to remain in control of your teen and the defiant … [Continue reading]

Fashion Tips for Mom:  How to Look Fab in Your 50’s

Tears for Fears said that “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”.  Although not everyone would get the chance to launch a nuclear attack from the Air Force One, everybody has the chance to look stunning at any age- moms in their fifties, … [Continue reading]

The One About Love (Or Lack Thereof!)

I can’t help it.  Toni Braxton’s Breathe Again- alternating with Color Me Badd’s All for Love- keeps playing inside my head.  Apart from the obvious fact that I’m stuck in a music time warp, I just feel that I’m in a non-Barry … [Continue reading]

Your Kids Don’t Come First

Change is good.  It always is.  And I have to say that I just recently had an epiphany of sorts, and it has altered the way I think and feel in ways I could only previously imagine. I feel that I have always been overly dependent on my daughter. … [Continue reading]

Wall Hooks: DIY Project In Clear Steps

People always want to improve their homes and make them attractive, pleasant to spent time in and very welcoming. To do so, everyone pays attention to small details, in order to add a lovely touch to a room. Details are indeed important and the best … [Continue reading]

Stencilling: Clear Step-by-step Guide

      Stencilling is a wonderful technique for creating designs and styles with the use of a perforated tool. Pictures and letters can be imprinted onto walls, paper, cloths and other types of materials. This method is widely used to … [Continue reading]

DIY Invisible Book Shelves in 4 Clear and Easy Steps

If you are into books, you'll probably like the idea of invisible shelves. It is a very smart and elegant way to arrange your books without wooden or metal shelves taking up all the available space. It looks very beautiful and organised and a bit... … [Continue reading]

Single Parenting and Defiance in Teens

Oftentimes, teens tend to be a bit defiant by nature. But, there are those who seem to be more rebellious than usual. If this is your teen, he/she may be suffering from Oppositional Defiant Disorder, also known as ODD. These teens often thrive on … [Continue reading]

Furniture Storage Space and Its Benefits

Almost everyone is well familiar with the situation in which there is not enough space for all the items and gadgets that are spread around your apartment or house. We always create new ways and buy another tables and wardrobes in which we think we … [Continue reading]

The Obligatory Valentine’s Day Post

I was never big on the whole Valentine’s Day thing.  Even when I was younger, I simply loathed this day.  I was the Scrooge of Valentine’s Day incarnate.  I remember wearing black every February 14th.  It’s not that I hated being in love, … [Continue reading]