Suze Orman: How to prepare for retirement

Suze Orman: How to prepare for retirement

Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that many people don’t realistically plan for their future financial needs. “Most likely you will spend more when you’re retired,” Orman told TODAY. “The less money you have," said Orman, "the more you need it." This article was originally published Sept.

5 Ways to Deal When Your Spouse and Mother Don't Get Along

5 Ways to Deal When Your Spouse and Mother Don't Get Along

(Of course, there are many situations where other family members and close friends have provided that relationship when parents have been absent or not capable of fulfilling that role.) While it is normal and expected that your relationship with your spouse will supersede the one you have with your parents, the transition from one relationship to another may be difficult when you consider all of the personal psychological and emotional dynamics.

Sexless Marriage? Got Kids? Why Not Try a Parenting Marriage

Sexless Marriage? Got Kids? Why Not Try a Parenting Marriage

Seeing that things are not changing, and coming to terms that keeping the status quo isn’t likely to bring change is often what beings the other spouse around to try the Parenting Marriage.

3 Types of Family Secrets and How They Drive Families Apart

3 Types of Family Secrets and How They Drive Families Apart

Benign family secrets that can increase closeness include things like children sharing a “secret” language from their parents or family units sharing inside jokes and traditions. Notice that in general, individual secrets tend to center on a family member hiding a rule violation.

'Divorce on table because husband and I can't agree on baby's name'

'Divorce on table because husband and I can't agree on baby's name'

Is he still in love with the ex or its normal that he wants to name OUR child like that.'' Having your baby girl named after your husband's ex is never going to work.

The Best New Years Resolution

The Best New Years Resolution

Even practicing a little self-care at a time counts! Instead of being concerned that you will miss out on an activity, consider that practicing good self-care means that you will have a "joy of missing out".

'Big Bang Theory's' Mayim Bialik tells parents not to use Bible to justify spanking kids

'Big Bang Theory's' Mayim Bialik tells parents not to use Bible to justify spanking kids

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest 'Big Bang Theory's' Mayim Bialik tells parents not to use Bible to justify spanking kids In a video, the actress said some people use the Bible to justify spanking but we shouldn't "use the Bible as our parenting guide for the 21st century." Post to Facebook Sent!

Five Truths About Marriage All Couples Need to Understand

Five Truths About Marriage All Couples Need to Understand

After having listened to the life stories of so many people over the past three decades, I found it pretty easy to come up with a short list of core truths every couple should keep in mind.

Want to Introduce a Parenting Marriage to Your Spouse?

Want to Introduce a Parenting Marriage to Your Spouse?

If the answer is finances, staying is easier, I didn't want to make the kids go between two homes, or, "I didn't know what else to do," there's a good likelihood that your spouse will be receptive to the Parenting Marriage concept.

How to co-parent with a toxic ex

How to co-parent with a toxic ex

You are not 'entitled' to be the only decision maker for your child and you can no longer expect your ex to "do the right thing" or "do the reasonable/normal thing", i.e. bedtimes, dance classes, babysitters, holidays, gifts,

Making Divorced and Separated Co-Parenting Work

Making Divorced and Separated Co-Parenting Work

When you tell your child to tell the other parent something so you don’t have to speak to your ex-partner, you’re putting your children in the middle of the conflict. Children cannot be placed in the middle, so you’ll need to call, email, or text your ex-partner yourself.

Why Can't You Be Calm?!

Why Can't You Be Calm?!

Many abandon their own activities, from exercise to date nights, because “I can’t leave—my child needs me too much!” Others have cried in Bill’s office, distraught because their kid doesn’t feel good about himself. Many parents feel that they keep their stress under wraps—that their kids have no idea.