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Understanding the Modern Child

All living things know what to do with their young—except the parents of today, it seems. The old tradition of raising children, which came from an autocratic society, is no longer working in our democratic setting today. It seems that we have to learn new forms of dealing with each other because our relationships have changed. The adult/child relationships in the past were ones of dominance and submission. Today, equality is the only basis on which we’ll ever be able to effectively solve discipline problems. We are witnessing a rebellion of all those who previously were dominated in an autocratic society and who are no longer blindly accepting the dictates of authorities.
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Pilates …The Next Step

For most participants, Pilates is safe enough to do every day and it is recommended that beginners do so in order to obtain the desired rhythm and develop consistency. Once comfortable with the movements, you may want to take advice from Joseph Pilates himself who said, “I recommend four times a week.” Sounds like sage advice.

Beat the Heat

There’s nothing better than the smell of campfires, the sound of crickets, a twinkling sky and a lemonade in hand. Noses twitching from the smell of a grill, sun dusted cheeks and the gentle glide of sailboats add to the experience. Complete with the joyful noise of children playing outside, this summer scene sounds pretty much perfect.

How to Choose Your Colors

Most probably you have experienced one of those days when everyone compliments you on how radiant you look? How about the opposite, when people are asking if you are feeling ill? Chances are that you were wearing a flattering color in the first case and the very wrong color in the second. The right color can do wonders for one’s appearance, brightening eyes and evening skin tone, for example. On the other hand, wearing an inappropriate color tends to cast dark shadows across the face, emphasizing lines that show age, and dulling the complexion, leading to more fussing and mussing with makeup, accessories and hair to look great.
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Dealing with Allergies Some Worthwhile Ounces of Prevention

Dealing with Allergies Airborne allergens make about 50 million Americans miserable every year. The most common of these are dust mites, mold, pollen, pet dander and secondhand smoke. If you’re allergic to one or more of these, you already know the bad news — it’s not curable. And sometimes these allergies can lead to more serious respiratory problems. When it comes to getting a handle on allergies, knowledge is power. So, to help you prevent a lot of your misery as well as serious illness, here’s some important advice:
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The Power of Love

The concept of marriage and lifelong commitment between two people is becoming a thing of the past. According to clinical psychologist Neil Warren, for every 10 marriages occurring in America today, five will end in divorce. The other five will stay married, but in varying degrees of disharmony.