Want To Be A Stay At Home Mom Or Dad?

With competing demands on our time and money, the family environment may suffer. Spouses can’t spend enough time with each other. Parents and children don’t spend enough time together. Everyone’s patience wears thin as we deal with this and any financial troubles we may have. Simply quitting work isn’t an option because one income doesn’t go far enough in providing everything we want for our families. Working from home is a great way to earn income and devote more time to your family. Often, mothers and fathers cannot afford to stay home from work to raise their children without putting a financial strain on the family. But they strongly feel that placing their children in daycare or homecare is not …

The History of Valentine’s Day

Love has many different meanings in every single language but there is a universal traditional day when people express their inner feelings for each other, either love or friendship. Valentine’s Day was coined as the exchange day for those with these naturally feelings for others, throughout all cultures. The origins of Valentine’s day are traced back to the Medieval era associated with the Catholic Church feast day, but love and fertility nexus with this particular date falling on February 14 comes from the ancient times of Greece, when the Athens calendar included a period between mid January and mid February called the Gamelion, a month dedicated to the sacred marriage of Zeus and Hera, hence associated with love and fertility. …

The Importance Of Effective Discipline In A Martial Arts Class

One of the main reasons parents enroll their children in martial arts is discipline. You have seen it before. A parent enrolls their child in your class expecting you to suddenly and indefinitely whip them into shape so that they never answer back or behave badly. The problem is that their child has a limited attention span and uncontrollable energy. One of their favorite activities is to fall down on the floor or to hang on your leg. Your job is to make them a disciplined ninja warrior with perfect focus. This type of child can make or break you. They can destroy your very best lesson plan in an instant if you do not pay attention to discipline. Is …

7 Ways To Develop Momentum And Get Things Done

One thing that I learned from bicycle racing (actually, I am not much of a bicycle racer but I do triathlons – biking needs work) is the power of momentum. In bicycle racing the way to do better and use less energy is to pedal very, very fast and powerfully to start with, give it 120% and once you are up to speed, you can simply maintain a good even cadence. I have often used this technique even with my car which tracks my Km per L (of course I dont do major jack rabbit starts but I do get up to speed quickly and then go easy on the accelerator). I find this technique is the best way to …