Honoring our Fathers

Written by Peggy Porter


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For those of us who have been blessed to grow up with fathers in our lives, we are aware ofrepparttar many roles they do play in our lifetime. They are a teacher from whom you learn many of your most important lessons. A coach who is always cheering for you no matter how good you are. Strong arms to pick you up when you fall or hug you for no reason at all. Fathers let you do things that mothers are to afraid to let you try. They arerepparttar 142957 voice of reason when you are attempting to solve one of lifeís many problems. They arerepparttar 142958 voice of support and love when your heart has been just broken andrepparttar 142959 protector who vows no one will ever break your heart again.

This weekend takerepparttar 142960 opportunity to tellrepparttar 142961 fathers in your life just how important they are and how you appreciate them. Say a prayer for those families who do not have their fathers with them for whatever reason. Make Fatherís Day a time to remember what is really important in this lifetime and when you nurture each other, everyone benefits.



Peggy Porter is a nurse, Wellness Coach, and author of YumME MumME Makeover-How to Balance Womanhood and Motherhood by Nurturing the Me in MumMe. If you are a Mom and want to start creating a healthier balance in your life, go to www.seekingbalance.ca and register for Peggy's free monthly teleclass and Ecourse! For more info you can also email peggy@seekingbalance.ca or call 506-832-0117.


Housing Decisions Involve Psychology

Written by Lois A. Vitt


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Once you understandrepparttar powerful role your vulnerabilities play in your housing decisions, you can preventrepparttar 142956 most serious moving mistakes.

To begin developing that insight, take these important steps:

1. Reflect on your present home and how it connects you to your lifestyle, relationships, finances, work life, avocations and ambitions.

2. Reflect on a prior housing decision: What factors led torepparttar 142957 decision? How did you handle moving details? What emotions were involved?

3. Consider whether a previous move followed or preceded one of life's major upsets.

4. Then evaluate, fromrepparttar 142958 comfortable perspective of hindsight, whether you could have made a better decision underrepparttar 142959 circumstances.

The American Dream of having one's own home endures becauserepparttar 142960 concept of home is rooted in your emotions as well as in your head. Home is a deeply personal resource as well as a place or location. What's more, your home can be your ticket to financial security when you manage your housing life as though your financial life depends on it. For most of us, it does. That is why your ability to make good housing decisions is so important.

Lois A. Vitt is a housing expert and financial sociologist, and is the author of "10 Secrets to Successful Home Buying and Selling", the first book in the real estate market to demystify the psychological forces behind our housing decisions. To learn more about Lois and this book, visit http://www.RealtyStudies.com.


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