Do you feel drained and tired after spending small amounts of time with your child? An emotional energy vampire feeds off other people’s energy because they can’t create or sustain their own. Some children refill energetic storehouses by feeding off their mom and dad’s energy… Read More »7 Tips for Coping With Children Who Are Emotional Energy Vampires
Eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia and binge eating are often thought of as “teenager problems.” That’s a mistake. Millions of women struggle with disordered eating; millions of women are mothers. This means that a highly significant number of women who have eating disorders are… Read More »3 Signs Your Mom Has an Eating Disorder
“If it’s not one thing, it’s my mother!” What do you do when nothing is good enough for your mom? These coping tips for daughters will help you accept your mother for who she is – even if she can’t accept you for who you are.
Before you got married, you knew your husband liked to work. Maybe he even loved his job or started a successful business! But, you never expected him to choose his work over you. What do you do when your husband prioritizes work over marriage, family, and togetherness?
Are you an adult child who is ready to start moving past your unhappy or difficult childhood? My tips will help you heal and grow forward – without expecting your parents to change. Learning how to deal with difficult parents won’t be easy, but it will… Read More »Are Your Parents Difficult? 3 Ways to Cope
Sometimes you can get a new job, leave a bad relationship, or even move to a new place. But how do you survive a situation you can’t change? These tips won’t make your problems disappear, but you’ll see you’re not alone. And you may find some strength and hope for your journey forward.
The best gifts for older parents and grandparents help them feel close and connected to you. These gifts for elderly mothers and fathers, aging parents, and creaky grandparents will make them happier than their memories of the good old days.
Your sibling’s struggles with alcoholism leave you feeling lost, helpless, and afraid for the future of your family. These six ways to help an alcoholic brother or sister are inspired by a book called Sober Siblings, and they may give you insight into your sibling’s… Read More »How to Help an Alcoholic Sibling Who Doesn’t Want to Be Helped