Mary Jane Gladys Bandija

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26 Lessons Your Son's Future Spouse Will Thank You For Teaching Him

Although I wanted daughters my whole life, I ended up having two awesome boys instead. I've always been a bit of a guys' girl, so, in the end, <i>someone</i> knew better than I did.<p>But coming from a family of all girls, I was really scared when I found out I was carrying a member of the foreign male …

The Relationship 'Onion'

We've arrived at the "R" of our Core Assets - Relationships. Humans are social beings by nature. Forming good relationships is among the most difficult and most rewarding things you can do. Love, affection, companionship, friendship, and other variations on closeness are necessary for our …

Why Public Colleges Cost More

The term <i>return on investment</i> is now part of the higher ed lexicon -- parents who will be paying for students' college educations use the term, as do educators and administrators who seek to give good value for the price of attendance. Most of the discussion of ROI that I have seen focuses on the …

Are We the Biggest Losers?

Growing out of my work as a health educator and researcher over the last 20 years, I have had the opportunity to speak at hundreds of schools and thousands of parents about instilling healthy eating attitudes and behaviors in their children. Parents ask the same questions every single time: "What …

Baby Boomers 'Keep on Truckin!'

<b>Lately I find myself repeating the mantra, "Life is cool... go with the flow... laugh more."</b><p>Telling myself I need to look for humor is hard for me to conceive. I've always lived life with a smile on my face and a Vesuvius-like chuckle ready to erupt.<p>My sunny disposition even caused a problem when …

3 Steps To Creating A Couple's Bucket List

<i>By Rhona Berens for YourTango.com</i><p>Since the film "Bucket List" came out in 2007, most of us haven't just heard of bucket lists -- we've got one. Mine includes traveling internationally, getting over my irrational fear of karaoke and finishing a book I started writing years ago.<p>Bucket lists reflect …

7 Things That Wouldn't Exist Without Black People

As Black History Month comes to an end, we must remind ourselves that February isn't the only month in the year to acknowledge the accomplishments of African-Americans, especially when we use some of the things that were invented by black people every day.<p>Black people have made some incredible …

Best Vehicles for Road Trips

Spring break and summer vacations should be times to kick back, relax and spend time with family and friends. Road trips have always been a popular option for students or families, and choosing the right vehicle can make or break your adventure. Here are the best vehicle choices for taking a trip …

Jeep

The Top Five Things I Wish I Knew Before I Published My First Book

Ah, publishing. It has its ups and downs and its round and rounds, but on the eve of the publication of my fourth novel (how did that happen?), <i>Hidden</i>, I can't help thinking about some of the lessons I've learned along the way. So, I give my thoughts to you.<p><b>Publishing Can Be A Full-Time Job. Don't</b> …

4 Wonderful Things I Learned from the Job I Hated Most

It's that time of year around Webber -- the sun is shining, spring is in the air, and seniors are in their interview clothes. And, it's that time of year when those of us with more experience in the work world just cannot help but try to share what we've learned.<p>I've had several wonderful jobs. …

Why You Should Miss Out More

<i>By Jan Bruce</i><p>In 2012, comedian Mindy Kaling nailed the ever-festering fear that has emerged with the ubiquity of social media with the title of her memoir: <i>Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?</i><p>The truth is, a lot of the time, yes, they are. Unless you're hanging out with every person you know all the …

Social Media

Women And Stress: 28 Insights About Stress From The Third Metric Conference

Our current definition of success has created a culture of stress and burnout -- and it's hurting not only our health, but also corporate America's bottom line. Unfortunately, for many of us, a life without stress is almost unimaginable, particularly in the workplace: Eight in 10 U.S. employees are …

5 Things You Can Do To Love Your Authentic Self More

“I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.”~ <i></i>Oprah Winfrey<p>It can be …

Positive Thinking

How Do Children Learn to Regulate Their Emotions?

As a child therapist, I am often asked, "Why does he continue to act this way -- to tease or hit his sister, to refuse to do his homework or clean up his room, to lie when we know that he is lying and he knows that he will be punished?"<p>Many parents (and some child therapists) assume that, in these …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Manufacture the Best Night of Sleep in Your Life

Ah, sleep: is there anything quite like it? So easily discarded and discounted when nighttime attractions present themselves and yet so dearly missed and pined after the next morning. You've heard me say it enough, so I'll keep it short. A good night's sleep is the foundation for a healthy, happy, …

Sleep

2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge Winners

The Marvin Windows and Doors’ Architect’s Challenge winners have been announced and this year, there are some really beautiful winning modern houses. …

Surf's Up! Awesome Big Wave Photos

Surf's (Way) Up<p>Dungeons, South Africa's famous big-wave spot, awakened in August, sending daredevil surfers out to try their luck. See photos of …

Miley Cyrus: Confessions of Pop’s Wildest Child

In the backroom of a tattoo parlor on North La Brea Avenue in L.A., Miley Cyrus is about to get some new ink. “Allright, face down,” says the tattoo …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Amalfi Coast

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Miso Ramen With Crispy Shredded Pork and Burnt Garlic Sesame Oil</b><p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds chicken backs and carcasses, skin and excess fat removed2 tablespoons vegetable …