Before you vent about your husband…read this!

Moms who are the primary caregivers for their kids often have one or more of the following gripes about their husbands: Feeling unappreciated, feeling that their husbands have no clue how exhausting their lives are, being asked, “so, what do you do all day, anyway?”, being highly educated yet sacrificing hours each day to thankless, […]

5 “Fight Traps” That Could Be Poisoning Your Relationship

Fights are a healthy part of every relationship, right?  Wrong. There’s a huge difference between a respectful disagreement and a “fight”.  The former is healthy; the latter – not so much.  Fights, in fact, can be very destructive. In a “fight”, the objective is to beat the other person, or to win.  But does it […]

Why Living Beyond Your Means Can Mean Big Relationship Trouble

Debt is a huge problem for families these days.  In recent weeks, newspapers like Toronto’s The Globe and Mail have been highlighting disturbing household finance trends, featuring families with maxed-out credit who are living so close to the line that one missed paycheque has the potential to sink them.  Sadly, these articles come as no surprise to me. In the vast […]