The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards was held last night in Los Angeles. Ricky Gervais once again hosted the event and the room was filled with handsome men and beautiful women who were dressed to the nines. There were a number of awards given in the Best Actor/Best Actress categories. George Clooney who had the starring role in the movie “The Descendants” won a Best Actor award for a drama film with the movie itself also winning in the Best Motion Picture Drama category.
Meryl Streep won an award for Best Actress in the drama film category for her role as More >
While everyone involved in a divorce goes through a myriad of emotions, the most common one is anger. When a person is hurting because of a bad relationship that ends in divorce, they can become very angry. They may feel the divorce is not their fault and they should not be going through so much pain. When children are involved, it can also become a very painful process for them as well. It is extremely difficult for children to see their parents who once loved each other become so embittered and mean to each other.
Children may start to lash out More >
Superstars Beyoncé and Jay-Z became the proud parents of a new little baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter, on Saturday. Beyoncé first announced at MTV’s Video Music Awards in August 2011 that she and her husband, Jay-Z (real name Shawn Carter) were expecting a baby. While giving a dazzling performance of “Love on Top,” she opened her blazer and revealed her baby bump.
According to Good Morning America, they chose the name “Ivy” because of the significance of the number “4” or “IV.” Beyoncé was born on the 4th of September and Jay-Z was born on the 4th of December. The couple married More >
We have all heard the stories about someone receiving a phone call or an email asking for their social security number or bank account numbers. We have all been told not to ever give this information to anyone over the phone or by email. Some people may still become a victim of identity theft because they are unaware of something illegal called pretexting.
Pretexting is when a person uses false or fictitious methods to retrieve a victim’s personal information such as full name, address, birthdate and social security number. For example, someone may call and falsely explain that he is phoning More >
During the upbringing and education of a child one important factor is “are the parents fit for the job?” There is no instruction manual for parenting and no one is born with all of the knowledge necessary. But here are a few rules to help a parent through the process.
1. Children are smarter than you think – do not under estimate your child as he/she understands more than you think. If you make the child feel that you think less of him/her it could affect his/her development.
2. Do not threaten your child – a child is motivated more by love More >
If you have recently found out that you are pregnant or are planning to add to your family you may be wondering if prenatal care is really that important. If this is your first child you may be experiencing a wide range of emotions from happiness to fear. Not only do you have to worry about providing such things as money, healthcare, baby supplies, formula and diapers for your child but you must also take into consideration your own health. One of the most important issues during pregnancy is you and your baby’s health.
The moment you find out you are More >
Today it is harder and harder for families to afford childcare. With the lack of income for mothers, it makes it almost impossible to work and still afford daycare for their children. Sometimes it costs more for the daycare service than the mother actually makes on her job. This is a very frustrating situation since most mothers feel as if they should contribute to the family income. Not only does working help the family, but it gives the mother some time to be away from the everyday stress of motherhood. It also provides an outlet for social contacts as well.
When More >
It is hard for a young adult to find a job today without a college degree. The economy is especially tough on families with children attending college. Most often, the dilemma is not getting them settled into college; it is in trying to help them pay for it. It is very difficult for a young adult to start their life after college owing enormous student loans that they cannot afford. It puts an incredible amount of pressure on them to hurry and find a job so they can start paying off those exorbitant student loans.
If your child is planning to More >
Have you had trouble paying your bills? Are you afraid of losing what you have worked so hard for? Because of the economy, most families are struggling. Almost everyone has been at this point at some time in life. There are many reasons why you might find yourself in this situation whether it is because of overspending or maybe even through no fault of your own, such as illness or job loss. Bill collectors and creditors look at it all the same.
Get your finances back on track. Begin by taking a realistic look at your financial situation. Write everything down. More >
Video games can be fun and entertaining but also somewhat addictive. But what should you do when your teen has an obsession for video games? Some teens develop such an obsession that they totally withdraw from society. This withdrawal is not healthy and can lead to other issues. Recognizing game obsessions is more difficult than one thinks. It normally starts off as an interest or curiosity and then finally grows steadily into an obsession.
By the time a child has become 15 years old he/she has acquired some rather skillful debating abilities. Because of this, when a parent questions a teen’s More >