4 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

The winter holidays are fast approaching and with them a host of emotions.  Whether you are experiencing anticipation or dread towards the upcoming season, there is a certain amount of stress that comes with this busy time of year.  Here are four easy tips for managing the holiday stress:  Set Expectaions – Talk with your […]

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After the Honeymoon: Why the 1st Year of Marriage is so Tough

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You would think it would be the best year of a marriage —You know…that period following the honeymoon when the wedding memories are still fresh and the tan from the honeymoon even fresher! — but for many newlyweds the first year of marriage can be one of the most difficult. Getting Used to Mr & Mrs Marriage isn’t dating; […]

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Pre-Marriage Preparation: Before You Say “I Do”

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Some may consider it old-fashioned or even un-romantic, but preparing yourself for marriage before you say “I do” may save you an immense amount of pain down the road. That romantic period when love first blooms and finally turns into an engagement is not a time when couples tend to be very practical. The problem […]

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Getting Married? Prepare For Disaster? Really?

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I thought the linked article was an interesting read. The title suggests that one should be “prepared” for the difficulties that will likely come in a marriage…but they are specifically referring to the hurricane or snow storm that might mess up your “Wedding Day” itself. They suggest that you look into an insurance policy that […]

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Turn the TV off and LISTEN: Communication 101

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Recently I found myself engrossed in some “life changing”  television program (probably some sporting event like the Superbowl) when all of a sudden…out of nowhere…my 4 year old daughter came running into the room…FULL VOLUME! I didn’t make out much of what she was saying, but I thought I heard a “daddy” in their somewhere. She was […]

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