Kiwi Sorbet

    Instructions for our Kiwi Sorbet   8 kiwis, peeled 4 Tbsp honey Juice of 1 lemon   Peel kiwis and place in a food processor or blender.  Pulse until well blended into a thick puree.  Add honey and lemon juice.  Blend. Pour into a shallow container and freeze.  Or use an ice cream maker. Serve when sorbet is frozen.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids.  The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs Read more [...]

Try This Today Series: Don’t Ditch the Photographs!

    By Gretchen Schiller | Feb 27, 2013 | Try This Today Series. Everyday application for healthy co-parenting In earlier posts, I mentioned how I’m working hard toward making the daily choice to try to strengthen the bond between Ana Lu and her dad instead of allowing the toxic poison from the divorce to seep into her innocent life. So I’m going to try this today. Maybe you can too. Photographs Our immediate instinct after divorce is to remove all of the photos of our ex-husbands Read more [...]

A Man’s View Regarding Where you Should try to Meet People of the Opposite Sex.

  I frequently ask people to give me their views on what information should be shared on the website.  I received this in an email today.  It is very straight forward and to the point. - Tasher A man’s view regarding where you should try to meet people of the opposite sex. First off, let’s get something out of the way immediately. We’re guys, if you have a pulse, no ring and a vagina; hell even with a ring for some, you’re available. However, the chance of finding the Read more [...]

Did you know there are Healthy Benefits of Tears and not all Tears are the Same?

  Growing up, did you ever hear “stop those crocodile tears” or “buck-up stop that crying”? I know I sure did many times. Why do we teach children not to cry? Those comments during my childhood have made it extremely difficult for me to cry, and when I do it upsets me that I cried. Popular belief is that crying is a sign of weakness among humans, especially men. Crying in public was considered normal until the Industrial Revolution, when unemotional workers were wanted to run machinery.   During Read more [...]

Packing a Healthy Lunch Try Five-Spice Turkey Lettuce Wraps

  Ingredients for Five-Spice Turkey Lettuce Wraps    1 lb Ground turkey, 1 tsp Five-Spice Powder 2 tsp Sesame Oil 1 cup Brown Rice, Cooked 1 tsp Ginger Root 1 medium Red Bell Pepper 8 oz Water Chestnuts 1 medium Carrots, raw 1/2 cup Chicken Broth, Low-Sodium 2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce 1/2 tsp Salt 2 head Lettuce, Boston or Iceberg Optional 8 tbsp chopped Chives, raw   Instructions   Cook enough brown rice to yield 1 cup cooked rice. Instant Read more [...]

Should I Have Stayed or was it Best to Go?

    If you are visiting this website for the first time  and you keep thinking to "Should I Have Stayed or was it Best to Go?" this article is worth reading… The decision to stay in or leave an unhappy marriage or relationship was one of the most difficult choices that you ever had to make, especially when children are involved. Many make this decision based on what they believe is in the best interest of the children. They believe that an intact family, regardless of severe marital Read more [...]

Lighter Side Quotes #18

Lighter Side Quotes "Do something today that your future self will thank you for." - Whisper of the Heart “I have already been through Hell. So, give it your best shot. Not only will I survive, I will win!” – Looney Lane “Let’s face it. A jealous woman does better research than the F.B.I.” – “Fine guys open my eyes, smart guys open my mind but only a sweet guy can open my heart!” – Unknown I am sweet loveable, kind and innocent… Oh! For heaven’s sake! Stop Read more [...]

Why Do We Live With Lies in Marriage?

  February  15, 2013  By D.  A. Wolf 8  Comments     We’re fixated on infidelity, even  entertained by it. But there are worse breaches of trust,  unglamorous difficulties that stress and end marriages, problems our  society tends to very badly.   The celebrity divorce? It’s almost impossible to skim an online magazine without news of the latest  breakup, usually accompanied by an admission of infidelity. Our tabloid press—and for that matter, our blogs—can Read more [...]

Holidays can be Particularly Challenging for the Newly Single

      Yesterday was Valentine's Day.  If you're in love then you probably had a great day.  If you are recently divorced or going through a divorce then you might have felt the sting more intensely than normal.  Holidays can be particularly challenging for the newly single. I remember the first Christmas after I had separated from my ex-husband.  My roommate and I were putting up the Christmas tree.  Hanging all the ornaments that my husband and I had bought on various vacations Read more [...]

What is love?

      What is love? To answer this enormous question I think it's important to, first of all, look at what love is NOT. All too often jealousy, mistrust, expectation, desperation and loneliness are mistaken for love. A person becomes fixated on another because they're not happy with themselves or are dissatisfied with their life. They attract a partner similar to themselves who is seeking to fill the void in their own life; someone to take on the mammoth task of making them Read more [...]