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  • Chat it up
    Expand your relationship with this 1 tip....
    The word relationship implies “relate” and “relation” this signals a sense of knowingness or belonging to something in your life… in the case of my writing, a lover. So in order to truly relate to another person...
  • Phone call from friends
    Parenting advice from a friend: 7 things a parent can say to empower their child
    Many years ago I met a woman at a conference in Florida. I watched as she interacted with her husband and could see the same type of love and respect I was working on building within my own relationship. I wrote about it here.As the years have...
  • Rainy Skies
    Stay open to love... Trust
    One of the most important things in love is to stay open to it. Whether you ultimately succeed or not… I think depends on how you look at it. Yes… we ALL want to meet someone that we spend our entire lives with… someone to...
  • Exceptions to crime prevention advice-IV
    Exceptions to crime prevention advice-IV
    This article will expand upon earlier articles I, II, and III that also describe exceptions to crime prevention advice.One crime prevention tip that there is safety in numbers. If a man is out with his wife or small children, however, there is...
  • Single women should hear this advice from The Real hosts.
    The Real tells single mother how to handle her absent boyfriend
    BET’s ‘The Real’ has a segment on their talk show titled, “Help A Sister Out,” when they provide much needed advice for guest. On Thursday, the challenge to the five celebrity host was to help a single mom decide how...
  • Felicity Huffman
    ‘A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend’ by Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff
    A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend starts off fine enough with vintage looking illustrations decorating both cover and chapter intros, but quickly falls apart. The book written by former Desperate Housewife actress Felicity Huffman and...
  • Holding Hands through the crazy beautiful ride that is life
    Male VS Female Roles in Relationships
    ….being alone…. I’m in a deceptive love affair with it… I have by choice remained “alone” for many years “waiting”…. Though I write that word with caution as it seems to imply a sense of...
  • Thousands of lives changed  at Hope's Front  Door
    Thousands of lives changed at Hope's Front Door
    Hope’s Front Door changes lives for approximately 4000 residents every year from Downers Grove, Lisle, Westmont, Darien, Willowbrook, Woodridge and the homeless as they come through the doors; a non profit organization that serves over 300...
  • we heart it
    5 reasons to date someone who has their house in order
    If someone has their house in order, that means they have their sh*t together. People who have their house in order have most likely found their passion in life. They are working at a job they love and have an awesome, stable career. These are the...
  • Barack Obama advises the terrorists
    President Obama has some strange advice for the ISIS terrorists
    In a Saturday story, the New York Times reported on a meeting President Obama held with a group of journalists and foreign policy experts during which he mused about the ISIS crisis that has been forced upon him. The president is currently trying...
  • The problem with perfectionism
    The problem with perfectionism
    "Perfectionism is not a healthy pursuit of excellence. There are big differences between perfectionists and healthy achievers. Perfectionists believe that mistakes must never be made and that the highest standard of performance must always be...
  • Love
    Keeping Trust Alive in Relationships
    Trust…. Is it the binding agent behind all forces of life and relationships that ultimately creates the hold. If you don’t have trust… does anything else matter? Think about it. If you don’t have trust, can anything else...
  • prayer
    Developing a personal relationship with God
    If you are a sensible Christian, your first duty is to God. This thought should stay forefront in your mind as you go throughout your day. The practice of imprinting your mind with reverend conduct will lead you to everlasting happiness. It is...
  • What love is
    What love is
    Everyone has their own description of what they think being in love feels like but truth be told being in love and loving someone is so much more than a feeling. The revelation about being in love and loving is it has more to do with what you are...
  • Look for designer shoes in thrift and consignment shops
    Low-budget shoppers show their style
    How do low-budget shoppers show their style? Does thrifty mean cheap? No, not necessarily. Thrifty means using your shopping dollars in the most effective way. It is a positive, rather than a negative concept. It is good for each of us to be...