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Helping Elderly Parents with Their Finances

Caring for an elderly parent can be physically, emotionally, and mentally challenging. Becoming a caregiver to a parent is a role reversal, even if you're just attending to his or her health. If you have [more…]

How to Keep Your Cool When Angry

When you find yourself getting angry, it’s time to take immediate action. It only takes 90 seconds to defuse your anger if you take the following steps: [more…]

When You're Angry: Aggression Do’s and Don’ts

When you are trying to manage your anger and aggression, consider these do’s and don’ts for getting what you want while still keeping your cool. [more…]

Anger Management For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

While working to improve your anger management skills, having some key information to hand can be invaluable. Print out and pin up these useful reminders and guidelines to assist you in learning how to [more…]

How to Flirt to Show Interest in Someone

There are lots of subtle flirting techniques to show someone you’re interested in them. Whether you’re attracted to a stranger on a train, a colleague, or one of your friends, there’s a signal for every [more…]

How to Settle Arguments and Disagreements with Your Partner

Every couple experiences disagreements. When handled with care, respect and understanding, couples can resolve their differences in a positive way and learn more about each other. When not resolved properly [more…]

How to Spice Up Your Sex Life and Rekindle Romance

After the initial passion and excitement of lust has faded, sex can start to feel routine and predictable for some couples, particularly if you’re both leading busy or stressful lives. There are lots of [more…]

Perimenopause: Easing the Transition from Menstruation to Menopause

Menstruation and menopause are well-known biological milestones in a female’s life. Contrary to popular thinking, menopause is not the period of months or years when a woman is “going through the change [more…]

How to Recognise PCOS Symptoms

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is described as a syndrome rather than a disease because it shows up as a group of signs and symptoms that can occur in any combination. Here are some of the symptoms [more…]

Tips for PCOS Sufferers

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome isn’t a nice condition but the good news is that you can keep the symptoms more or less completely at bay. Here are some tips to help you: [more…]

How to Handle PCOS Symptoms through Low-Carb Substitutions

The cornerstone to controlling PCOS symptoms is eating the low-GI (Glycaemic Index) way, where carbs break down slowly into your bloodstream so your blood sugar levels remain stable. Try these simple swaps [more…]

What to Insert in a Wedding Invitation

After gotten a handle on the wording of your invitations, you need to find out about the inserts, or everything else that has to go into the envelopes — items like the inner envelope, reception and response [more…]

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Caterer

When planning your wedding reception, it's crucial to ask the right questions of your reception site manager or caterer. Make sure you have all your concerns written down when you meet; you can never ask [more…]

How to Make the Seating Chart for a Wedding Reception

Putting a lot of thought into the seating chart is a good way to make your guests feel special and comfortable. Organizing a seating chart is also an efficient way to avoid confusion and a multitude of [more…]

Assigning Ushers’ Duties for a Wedding

Wedding ushers are usually in charge of seating guests and directing them to parking lots, bathrooms, dining rooms, and other wedding sites. While a part of the wedding party, ushers have distinctly different [more…]

Choosing a Bridal Attendant of the Opposite Sex

Modern wedding protocol allows you to choose attendants of the opposite sex — a male attendant for the bride or a female attendant for the groom. Although you may see a few raised eyebrows at very traditional [more…]

How to Choose Bridesmaids and a Maid of Honor

The average wedding in the United States has four bridesmaids in addition to a maid of honor. Choosing bridesmaids is a way to honor the people most important to you and to share your special day with [more…]

How to Choose Groomsmen and a Best Man

The groom usually asks males relatives or close friends to stand as his groomsmen at the wedding. He may also choose to ask the spouse or significant other of one of the bridesmaids if he and his bride [more…]

Choosing Wedding Ceremony Music

Personalizing your music selections is one of the ways you can make your ceremony your own. While some officiants require you to stick to traditions, others are happy to work with you in personalizing [more…]

Deciding on a Wedding Ceremony Style

Wedding ceremony styles vary from faith to faith and officiant to officiant. Deciding on a style for your ceremony involves considering the faiths of you and your betrothed and choosing a location and [more…]

Deciding Whether to Have Alcohol at a Wedding Reception

Deciding on an open bar, a cash bar or no bar can be tricky. Having an open bar can be quite expensive — not to mention problematic — but asking people to pay for their booze isn’t the best etiquette, [more…]

Escorting Guests to Proper Seats for the Wedding Ceremony

At a wedding, ushers escort guests to their seats — that's pretty common knowledge. The task of escorting guests to the proper seats falls to the ceremony’s ushers — it’s their job to know who sits where [more…]

How to Announce Your Engagement

You might decide to announce your engagement to the multitudes by way of your current local newspaper, your hometown newspaper, or the one where your parents currently reside. It’s the most mannerly way [more…]

Wedding Attire: Black Tie, Formal, or Informal?

Different types of wedding ceremonies and receptions have different levels of formality; black tie, formal, semiformal and informal are the terms used to dictate the level of formality in guests’ attire [more…]

How to Choose Wedding Rings

Even if the groom shopped solo for the engagement ring, couples usually consult each other about their wedding rings. Some choose matching wedding rings, but you don’t have to. If you want a plain gold [more…]

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