Cathy was up early before the kids to have a little time to herself and enjoy her coffee. In a matter of minutes, her peace would be interrupted by one or all of the children, followed by her husband.
Chris was a good provider, a hard worker in a physically demanding job, and the kind of man Cathy knew she could always rely on. He was a loving husband and a devoted father who also spent time on the weekends helping his elderly parents around the house. But lately, Cathy was feeling distance growing between them.
Can You Change Someone Else?
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Be The Change You Wish To See
She didn’t understand why Chris was not more supportive. They agreed before the kids were born that Cathy would stay at home with the kids. Unfortunately, money became tight and they started looking for ways to make extra money. Cathy found a job she could do at home and diligently put in the hours to generate some extra income. Instead of being proud of her, Chris seemed more annoyed as time went by.
“How do I stop stressing over everything?” Rosemary asked me. Rosemary is working from home and studying for classes, so she needs to be on the computer a lot. Plus, she is mom to a two-year-old boy who wants to play all the time… you know the type, boundless energy!
She would love to spend more time with him, but she is also planning to move in a few weeks and trying to pack up boxes on top of her heavy schedule. Feeling overwhelmed and stressing about all her worries, Rosemary was on the brink of crying, “I don’t know what to do to take care of him and get my work done, too.”
When you are stressing too much
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When you are feeling low
in every day life
We got out some pots and pans on the kitchen floor and let her son pretend to cook with some wooden spoons. First of all, I told her, just breathe. Take a moment to catch your breath. Your cells in your body need oxygen and when you stop to take a few deep breaths, it really does wonders for your body and your brain.
Some of us make friends easily and some of us are more reserved and on the quiet side. Finding friends and making friends becomes a chore instead of something that excites us and encourages us and elevates us to another level of happiness we didn’t know we needed until we found it.
That’s what happened to Thomas. He went through high school without a serious girlfriend. He loved from afar because his love interests always seemed to be out of reach. He began to doubt himself and wondered, does everyone find love?
Finding Someone To Love — OR —
How To Be Open To New Relationships
Thomas was attending college and began working a part-time job. He wanted to date, but never found the right time to ask a girl out. Days turned into weeks, and weeks into months, and he realized he was especially attracted to one of his co-workers.
Once upon a time it was common for wives to stay home with their young children while their husbands went to work all day long to pay the bills. It doesn’t really work that way anymore. It’s a big financial struggle for families to get by month after month on one income. Today, both parents need to work to provide for their families. I know there are a lot of stay-at-home moms who are wishing for a real internet business where they can work from home.
It is important for them to have a flexible schedule. Mothers want their families to be a priority but they still want to work and earn an income to contribute to the family budget. Let me tell you about a real online work opportunity that anyone can afford, and anyone can do.
I went to pick up my 3-year old son from his dad’s house after work. Once upon a time we were married and raising our happy family together, but now we couldn’t agree on anything. Rules were so different at each house, it was so bizarre.
How To Deal With Difficult People — OR —
With A Difficult Situation
For some reason, they were arguing when I arrived. His father was overreacting and yelling at our little boy by the time I walked up to the porch. I didn’t know what the problem was, but as my son walked past me and towards the car, I could see the anger rise up in him. His little hands turned to fists and his shoulders arched up high. He turned around and pointed at his dad, “I’m not the jerk! You’re the jerk!”