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“We are a very misunderstood group of parents”: Home-schooling isn’t just for the Duggars anymore

The practice has long been the domain of the Christian right. New research suggests its demographics are evolving<p>Homeschooling gets a bad rap. After all, perhaps the most well-known homeschooling family right now is the Duggars. Among some circles, they were often touted as a homeschooling success …

7 Habits of Highly Successful Homeschool Families

There are currently over 2 million homeschooled students in the US. It’s no secret that homeschooling is growing at astounding rates, but it goes …

7 Tips for Overcoming the October Homeschool Blues

Cloudy days and rain have reappeared in my area causing the <b>October blues</b> to strike again. We beat the blues by changing our routine and adding some …

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Porn and sex addictions: Real or bullsh*t?

There’s no doubt porn and sex “addictions” can cause distress, but not necessarily in the way you’d think<p>Porn addiction does not appear in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. And yet the label seems to pop up everywhere. There are counselors who warn against the addictive …

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10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

I’m fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are choices that you make every day, …

11 Things Happy Couples Never Do

Or not often, at least.<p><i>This article was written by Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very …

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11 things smart people won't say out loud

There's no taking them back once they slip out, either.<p>I'm not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color jokes, or politically incorrect faux pas. These aren't the only ways to make yourself look bad.<p>Often, it's the subtle remarks--the ones that paint us as incompetent and …

Personal Habits That Are TMI Even After You're Married

We all know the couple who knows <i>too</i> much about one another. He can mark her menstrual cycle on the calendar, while she could clock his last trip to the bathroom to the minute. And while it's true that openness and intimacy keep couples together, we shouldn't "mistake a loss of mystique for a …

The 5 best ways to lose belly fat

Repeat after me: "Crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says Chris Piegza, training manager at …

10 Reasons To Run That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

Move for your mind.<p>Earlier this year, I decided to commit to a regular running routine because climbing the stairs to my third-floor walkup wasn't really enough cardio.<p>I figured with access to some pretty incredible running paths (hello, Central Park!), I didn't have much of a reason not to give it …

How to Deal With Parents Or In-Laws That Don't Respect You

In counseling, many adult clients come in struggling to connect to their parents. They feel that their parents do not respect them, as I discuss here, and don't treat them as valuable, worthwhile people, or continually infringe upon their personal boundaries. There can be different dynamics at play …

201 Relationship Questions: Build Trust And Intimacy With My New Book

Are you married or in a committed relationship?Do you desire a close, emotionally intimate, loving connection with your partner or spouse?If so, …

16 Things Happy Couples Do On The Weekends To Refuel The Intimacy

Your idea of a happy couple’s life might be very different from what it actually is. You might think, for instance, that they keep trying to stay …

6 Lessons Learned Through Divorce and Marriage

No one goes into marriage thinking they will get divorced. Most go in with bright hopes for the future and the dreams of happily ever after. For those of us who do go through divorce or struggle through marriage, I feel we all learn different lessons that we hopefully will grow from, apply in our …

The Reason I Chose to Homeschool My Kids Has Nothing to Do With Teachers

The number one question we get asked as a homeschooling family is "why?" Why did we choose to make the change from public school to homeschool? Why homeschool and not one of the other options available to us like a charter or private school? Why have we continued to homeschool our children even …

Sharing childcare 'improves sex lives' of couples

<b>Sharing childcare makes for happier couples with better sex lives, US research suggests.</b><p>In a study of 487 families, parents who split childcare duties evenly reported greater satisfaction, both sexually and emotionally.<p>But in couples where the woman did most of the childcare, both men and women …

I Abstained From Sex With My Wife for 2 Weeks, and Here's What It Did to Our Relationship

Why did I agree to this, again?<p>In July, NFL quarterback Russell Wilson said in an interview that he had not had sex with girlfriend Ciara in the three months they'd been dating. "If you can love somebody without [sex]," Wilson said, "then you can really love somebody." The interview sparked a new …

8 Things We Learned in Couple's Therapy That Saved Our Marriage

We needed someone's help to learn how to live together.<p>Marriage is hard, and it requires hard work sometimes. People aren't taught how to be good at marriage or even how to be a good life-long partner, and so we often screw it up. But in failing and learning how to solve problems, you can make a …

Thinking of Ending Your Marriage? Here's Some Expert Advice.

Making the decision to divorce is one of the most painful decisions you will most likely face in your lifetime. With so much at stake, especially if you have children, how do you know if divorce is the right move for you?<p>Thinking of ending your marriage? Read what our panel of experts had to say on …

4 Cliches About Marriage That Are Totally True

Clichés about marriage get a bad reputation. We've all heard — and cringed over — the one about becoming a ball and chain. But there are some clichés about marriage that are awesomely true.<p><b>1. A marriage takes work</b><p>Even in the afterglow of your epic outdoor wedding and in the months known as newlywed …

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5 Ways to Rekindle the Spark in Your Relationship

<i>By Andrea Wachter, MFT and Steve J. Legallet, MFT</i><p>Do you remember the feelings you experienced when you first started dating your spouse or partner? Perhaps you felt excitement, attraction, and anticipation? Chances are you were exceptionally attentive, polite, and considerate with this exciting new …

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13 Reasons To Have Sex With Your Spouse Every Night

When life gets busy, one of the first things to go in a relationship is sex. Couples are too tired, too full, too stressed, too distracted. Simply put: not in the mood.<p>We get it -- there are a million and one legitimate reasons not to have sex tonight, tomorrow or the day after that. But there are …