Simply put: holidays are a time of indulgence. We eat more food, buy more stuff, see more people. It's easy to get caught up in the snowflakes and tinsel and make somewhat unrealistic New Year's res...
Every Christmas, I debate over what to get my niece, Ayana. I say this because Ayana is a girl who has been given almost anything she asks for every Christmas. At three years old, her parents bought...
Whether you or your high school student knows where they want to go to college by their sophomore year, it is still an important time to start planning for a successful collegiate future- that is, if ...
As I loaded dishes into the dishwasher, I sang along with the radio. My grandson looked up from the picture he was coloring and said, "Grandma, there's one thing about you that I don't like." Anti...
November 15, 2007 is National Philanthropy Day - a day to recognize the countless individuals and organizations that give so much year after year to help make our world a better place to live.I'll be ...
The possibilities seem endless when moving to a new city, but so are the questions: where will you work, where will you live, and most of all - how do you start to create a new social network? Moving...
At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have nothing to do with one another. But many of us with ADD develop negative thinking patterns because we be...
Why do people volunteer their time?As a volunteer, you don't get paid for donating your time. However, there are benefits in it for you and me when we're unselfish in giving our time to benefit others...
As a volunteer, you don't get paid for donating your time. However, there are benefits in it for you and me when we're unselfish in giving our time to benefit others.The following are five major reaso...
Should I organise my own volunteer program abroad or join a program with a volunteer agency ? Many of us would love to do some volunteer travel. Popular volunteer destinations in Asia for example ...