Category Archives: Self-Care

Financial Lessons for Your Children




Your children learn many subjects in school, but there’s one subject they aren’t likely to learn much about: personal finance. If you want your kids to pick up good money skills and become financially responsible adults, you should give them … Continue reading

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Storytelling in Families




Telling stories draws family members close to each other. Family stories keep families connected and chronicle their history. Susan Engel (1999) writes: “We all want to know who we are and how we came into our world. And we each learn … Continue reading

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Healthy Ways to Handle Stress




                                                   Short – Term Methods Relax where you are. Sit in a comfortable position; rest your hands on top of your navel. Breathe deeply through your nose, feeling your hands rise as your abdomen fills with air. Still inhaling, count to … Continue reading

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