Several studies show that girls' self-esteem and self-confidence tends to decline after about age nine as girls enter puberty . How do you encourage self confidence and increase self esteem during these early years? There are things that can be done. This article will review some of those things. ... Read More
Being a parent can be chaotic enough, but having a spouse who's reluctant to help with the kids and chores can really up the stress meter.
Dividing chores and responsibilities is one of the challenges of living with a partner, and not surprisingly, it's one of the things couples bicker about the most. While most of us are far from perfect domestic goddesses, we usually get the job done. Meanwhile, our men are more likely to shirk... Read More
For the past couple of years, many people have speculated that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's daughter Shiloh might be the next Chastity Bono. And in a recent article the Salt actress confirms that her first biological child does, in fact, want to be a boy. But the mother of six isn't worried at all. She's perfectly fine with her 4-year-old bending the gender roles. Jolie tells Vanity Fair that her little girl is more... Read More
It seems like an outdated concept, chivalry -- and in the most traditional sense of the word, it is. Originally, chivalry dictated the code of conduct for medieval knights, who were charged with, among other things, protecting and honoring the weak, aka, women and children. The definition has evolved to include the utmost respect for the fairer sex, still including that sense of honor. But with virtually no women fitting the gender... Read More