Tag: family

Rainy Day Activities for Kids

Winter often tends to keep people cooped up inside more than usual. Because it’s so cold outside, you can’t do all the same outdoor activities that you do during the summer. That often weighs heavily on families. Since kids tend to have more energy than adults–and without an outlet for all that energy–they can get Read More…

Find Family and Start Anew This New Year

With every new year comes the idea of starting anew, of having a fresh start. This can come in the form of your health or fitness, what you do for a living, or where you live. Or, it can be your relationships; ones you have or, in some cases, ones you’re missing. When it comes Read More…

Find Someone From Your Past This New Year

Many people’s New Year’s resolutions fall along pretty similar lines–if you’ve resolved to get more exercise, eat less, or spend more time chasing your dreams, you’re definitely not alone. But you deserve to have some more unique resolutions this year. Instead of making a New Year’s resolution that falls along the lines of losing weight Read More…

What to Do When You Dislike Your Partner’s Family

Long-term relationships aren’t just between you and your partner. They also encompass both of your families. And getting along with your partner’s family can be a good way to enhance your relationship. Unfortunately, it can be more than just a little difficult to handle the differences between families, and that’s where many couples end up Read More…

How to Avoid the Grandparent Scam

In the scamming world, there’s the perception that elderly people are naive to the mechanisms behind various scams. Or, to put it more simply, older people are good marks. Unfortunately, that perception is still fairly true. But many older citizens are fighting back against the wave of scamming. Whether it’s you or your other family Read More…

Connect With Extended Family This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be with friends and family. If you already know (and get along with) everyone in your extended family, you can end up with quite the group around the table. But if you don’t have that family around, it can be difficult having to celebrate Thanksgiving without them. Have you lost Read More…

Unique Ways to Contact Biological Family Members

If you were adopted as a child, and especially if you were very young, you probably don’t know much about your biological family members. However, as you get older, you might want to learn more. The thing is, if you don’t have a lot of experience searching for people, it can be very difficult to Read More…

Adoption Information Laws

If you’re an adoptee searching for information about your biological family, you may have a hard time determining where to start. Where do you get information? Your first thought may be to go through the legal system. After all, legally adopted individuals should have a trail that can lead back to biological parents. Unfortunately, it’s Read More…

Is Your Partner Secretive About Friends and Family?

If you’ve noticed that your partner rarely talks about friends and family, or seems to shy away at the idea of introducing you, it might start to seem a little suspicious. Is there a reason for it? Should you concern yourself with it? When is it time to take matters into your own hands? These are Read More…

How to Keep Elderly Relatives Safe at Home

As your loved ones start to age and lose some of their mobility, it’s important to figure out how much care they may need, and by whom. Except in cases of extreme physical or mental disability, it is probably not necessary for an elderly family member to move into a nursing home. But what can Read More…