How To Survive Losing A Spouse

One of the worst things that can happen in life is losing a spouse. How do I know? It happened to meand in the prime of my life When it happens, many thoughts and emotions whiz through your mind Only four months earlier, my husband and I had completed a Christian counseling course. One of the major topics addressed was how to deal with grief Now I was living it. It is true that there are natural steps we go through in the grief process. The timing and length of each step is different for each person. The good news is that you can and will get through this sad time in your life. Here are some practical tips to …

Gift Ideas for a 50th Wedding Anniversary

The big 50. The fiftieth wedding anniversary is an important, yet seldom reached milestone in any couple’s relationship. Unlike other anniversaries, this one is such a ‘biggie’ that other people can feel free to celebrate it too (with the happy couple’s consent, of course). Traditionally, this is the ‘golden wedding’, and if you are into flowers, the violet is the main theme. Typically, the kids will want to take the celebrating parents out for a nice meal, but gifts too can be given. Remember that it is not the value of the gift that is important, it is the thought that went into it! So what to give? Depending on budget, how about one of the following:- * A photo …

The Principles Of Organic Gardening

More farmers are switching towards organic gardening because it is much safer for the market to consume. In fact, those who would like to create their own garden at home can do the same thing by following the same principles. First, organic gardening does not use any fertilizers, nutrients or pesticides to make good quality crops. You could say that this technique simply lets nature takes it course because you rely only on natural materials and rain water instead of tap water. When we refer to natural materials, one way is to start a compost heap by using vegetables and other waste food. This can even be missed with grass that has been cut by the lawnmower and then mixed …

How To Survive As A Working Parent

Basic Tips 1. Communicate with your babysitter, nannies or au pair, mothers help to keep up-todate. Make as much time as possible to talk to your child care provider. If you can keep the lines of communication open beyond the rush, you’ll have a much better feeling about your child’s development and well being. 2. Don’t get wound up by small issues. If your child only wants to eat burgers every day, let him eat them. He will outgrow this phase. Providing the child is not harming itself (getting over-weight etc.) or someone else by the behaviour just let it go. 3. Be flexible and open to new ideas and options If you have an early morning meeting and it …