Getting along with your family during the holidays may sound harder than it really is. By using a little self-control and offering some peace, patience, understanding, and positivity, you could really turn this stressful time into one full of happy memories and positive relationships all year long.
In a day and age when mother and daughters-in-law seem to always be at odds, hope towards peace and reconciliation can still be found, as long as both parties seek compassion, kindness, and understanding. If you are a MIL, consider changing your tactics, as well as remembering how you felt as a DIL.
Here's how to connect your DNA to your family tree on Ancestry.com so you can learn how you're related to your DNA relatives and unlock more about your heritage.
A narcissistic mother controls, abuses and manipulates her children. Why would she be any different as a grandmother?
Every day, hundreds of family ties are severed for one reason or another. How does one come to grips with such an outcome, yet live a happy, peaceful life, when old-school thinking, judgment, and societal expectations destroy a seemingly strong family bond?
Sometimes we find ourselves asking why do we need family? There are at least ten reasons why we need family, and here they are.
Many parents struggling with the financial woes of modern times are already under pressure and are susceptible to feeling like they’re not doing a “good enough job”. Many grandparents feel it’s in their right to pass judgment on the way their grandchildren are raised.
I helped my sister get out of Scientology when she asked for help. If you lost a family member or friend to a religious cult, my story offers a way to help them.
Still living with your parents? Thinking about moving in with your folks? As an adult in your 20s or 30s, there are both advantages and disadvantages of living with your mom, dad, or both.
Daughters of absent fathers (whether through death, divorce, or emotional neglect) often make the same mistakes, causing themselves immense anguish. By ignoring their anger, not being vulnerable, and blaming themselves, they can't move beyond their victimhood.
Will a subscription to Newspapers.com give you valuable information for your family history research? Here are examples of how it helped me, and why I recommend it.
The main issue in most Christian families is the neglect of Bible principles. This article encourages Christians to alleviate problems and improve happiness in four basic areas, including awareness.
Children and grandparents belong together. Grandparents, parents, and kids all benefit from this bond. Find tips on how to establish and strengthen those ties.
Adult children of healthy families don't just stop talking to their parents. Here are some of the reasons why a person walks away from a parent or stops including parents in their life.
One in every three women sees themselves as fatherless. Whether your dad was lost to you through death, divorce, addiction, or neglect, you struggle because of it and need to deal with your hurt. If you don't, you may struggle with low self-esteem, eating disorders, and destructive relationships.