10 Commandments for Dating a Single Mom

You knew you wanted her the first time you laid eyes on her.  Even from a far, you could tell that she had just the right blend of spunk, personality and looks.  You approached her ever so discreetly, and managed to start a conversation with her.  … [Continue reading]

Why you should forgive your ex

It’s all water under the bridge…bury the hatchet.  I can go on with endless clichés on letting go of the past and of forgiveness, but I’m sure most of you will agree with me that this is no walk in the park.  It’s never easy to forgive someone who … [Continue reading]

Coping With the Absent Father Syndrome

I guess it’s safe to say that most, if not all of us grew up with the idea that the father is the head of the family.  No family is complete without the head, just as no living body is anatomically complete without a head above it.  But what if the … [Continue reading]

Photography Tip: How to Shoot Jump Shots

Any bona fide camera-whore would tell you that no photography buff would pass up an opportunity to take a perfect jump shot. No, I’m not talking about shooting hoops with a ball here. I’m referring to pictures of people, kids most especially, jumping … [Continue reading]

When Parents Get Angry

A watched pot never boils, but when it does, handle it carefully, lest it spills over and scalds your arm.  An irate mom can be just as hazardous when she tends to helplessly boil over after her kids do something to get on her nerves.  No matter … [Continue reading]

Why men love librarians

Pardon me if I’m alluding to the old stereotype of the bespectacled librarian with her hair in a tight bun. I’m simply using it as a personification of someone which men would find absolutely sexy. More than a scantily clad model in a Playboy … [Continue reading]

Top 5 ways to be happier

Are you the type who sees the glass as half empty or half full?  With all the trials we go through in life, day in day out, it almost comes as no surprise to find most of us turning into pathetic pessimists.  Inspite of all the hardships life … [Continue reading]

The importance of quiet time for kids

I can’t blame you if you sometimes think that they might have been dumped here by aliens from a distant planet.  Kids are so hyper that it often baffles us as to where they get all their energy from.  They seem like overcharged machines which never … [Continue reading]

The three P’s of a lunar eclipse

What is it with me and astronomic phenomena? Ever since I can remember, I keep missing these close encounters of the lunar kind.  I didn’t get to catch the lunar eclipse the other night.  Now, I have to be content with viewing other people’s pictures … [Continue reading]

Tips on Giving a Man Flowers

It’s almost Father’s Day, and if you’re still struggling for a gift for the most special man in your life, then right here’s where your dilemma ends.  Although the idea seems slightly irreverent at first, if you give it some thought, it’s quite … [Continue reading]