Yelling at Children May Be More Harmful Than You Think

by Minnie Hawkins We hear it in homes, grocery stores, and in school hallways. Sometimes we even hear it in churches. What is this spectacle? It’s yelling at children! Is it necessary? Is it an effective form of discipline or is it damaging to children? Research shows that yelling is one of the most harmfulContinue reading “Yelling at Children May Be More Harmful Than You Think”

Managing Stress in Healthy Ways

by Stephanie Reck Between 75-90% of all doctor’s visits are stress-related. Stress comes in a variety of symptoms, ailments, and conditions. Stress can affect you spiritually, physically, and emotionally. There are many things in life to cause us to feel stress and anxious. Chronic stress can complicate matters and can lead to burn-out and AdrenalContinue reading “Managing Stress in Healthy Ways”

Mr. and Mrs. Porcupine

by Melissa Martian Bretta and Brian decide to try counseling after their five-year relationship turned prickly. Their sharpened quills are preventing affection and intimacy. Bretta’s sarcasm cuts into her introverted partner. “You’re boring and about as fun as road kill!” Brian grimaces and retorts, “You’re frigid and as cold as a polar bear in theContinue reading “Mr. and Mrs. Porcupine”

21 Inspirational Marriage Quotes

by Pastor QT Nyathi   Here are 21 powerful marriage quotes to nourish your soul and improve the health of your marriage. # 1. “Realize that you are intimately connected to your partner in every way and so you cannot fix your partner without fixing yourself too in the process.” # 2. “Shame on you if youContinue reading “21 Inspirational Marriage Quotes”

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD WILL NOT TAKE AWAY YOUR FEARS

All the money in the world will not take away your fears and anxieties. You can be the most successful person in your business, however your money and success will do nothing in getting rid of your stresses and anxieties. So what do you do to make your fears and anxieties to go away? Well,Continue reading “ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD WILL NOT TAKE AWAY YOUR FEARS”

Relationships Matter Most

The CEO of a California mega firm PIMCO, a $2 trillion investment fund, resigned upon receiving a note from his daughter listing 22 milestones he had missed in her life. His most recently reported annual income was $100 million. His 10 year old daughter’s compelling list of the special moments where he was absent inContinue reading “Relationships Matter Most”

“If Only…”—Living in the Past

 “No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead” (Philippians 3:13). I lived in the past, saying, “If only…” or “What if?” I didn’t realise this until the Reverend Elroy Patrick allowed me to see my lifeContinue reading ““If Only…”—Living in the Past”

Support Your Immune System with Grapes

(Family Features) Boosting immune function through a healthy diet has become an important new focus for many people these days. One key dietary recommendation is to eat more fruits and vegetables each day to improve immune function and prevent heart disease and diabetes. When looking to guide your family to healthier snacks and meals orContinue reading “Support Your Immune System with Grapes”

Dating over Zoom? Don’t be surprised if those online sparks fizzle in person

Let’s not get ahead of ourselves… Peter Dazeley/The Image Bank via Getty Images Sheril Kirshenbaum, Michigan State University For those dipping their toes into the dating pool during stay-at-home orders, it’s been like swimming in a version of Netflix’s reality series “Love is Blind.” In the show, contestants must get engaged before ever actually meeting oneContinue reading “Dating over Zoom? Don’t be surprised if those online sparks fizzle in person”

What we’ve learned from working at home

The recent transition to widespread working from home has shown that the experience has been both educational and eye-opening for many. Working at home means learning to cope with distractions, space constraints, managing time with family and learning new skills. And, according to new consumer research, it has also meant reassessing what is most important.Continue reading “What we’ve learned from working at home”

Now’s the Time to Teach At-Home Nutrition

(Family Features) With a lot of parents facing the challenge of keeping housebound kids happy and healthy, this is the perfect time to teach kids the basics of nutrition and eating right. Consider these simple suggestions from Melanie Marcus, MA, RD, health and nutrition communications manager for Dole Food Company. Healthy Snack Time Taste TestsContinue reading “Now’s the Time to Teach At-Home Nutrition”

Your Kids Carry Seeds Of Greatness; Do Not Give Up On Them by Daniel Dela Dunoo

In my relatively short life, I have observed a couple of young men and women who were once my school mates; many struggled through school. Some were downright academically poor where as others made consistently poor grades because they were simply not serious with their academics; they seemed a hopeless bunch. A couple of yearsContinue reading “Your Kids Carry Seeds Of Greatness; Do Not Give Up On Them by Daniel Dela Dunoo”