Archive for the ‘Family Life’ Category

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How to Control Your Man

Three Methods:Forming a Healthy BondOffering GuidanceBenefiting from a Loving RelationshipCommunity Q&A Most people do not like the idea of being controlled by someone else. However, when you are in a romantic relationship, you might feel the need to offer your male partner some guidance. “Controlling” him can mean helping him learn ways to better communicate and to make your relationship more healthy and positive. Method 1 Forming a Healthy Bond 1 Communicate effectively. Honest and open communication is one of the foundations of a healthy relationship. If you and your…

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How to Amend a Divorce Petition

Four Parts:Considering An AttorneyPreparing Your Divorce Petition AmendmentFiling Your Amended Divorce PetitionAttending Your Amendment HearingCommunity Q&A A divorce petition is a document that is filed to start the dissolution of a marriage. Occasionally, the petition will need to be modified (a.k.a. amended) in order to change the original. Divorce petitions can often be amended once without issue, and are usually amended to account for changed circumstances or for left out legal arguments. The amended petition can be completed using forms, or you can create your own document. If necessary, you…

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How to Amend a Marriage Certificate

Two Methods:Making Corrections on Marriage CertificatesChanging Your Name on Marriage CertificatesCommunity Q&A A marriage license does far more than allow you to marry. You need it to change your surname, qualify for spousal benefits — such as inclusion on your spouse’s group health insurance or survivorship rights — and establish that your marriage meets all legal requirements established by the state. It’s important that the marriage certificate be accurate. If you discover an error, you can correct your marriage certificate through an amendment. Method 1 Making Corrections on Marriage Certificates…

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How to Control out of Control Kids

This article explains some general concepts of childcare(specifically in groups), these are basic skills that are very helpful in learning to manage your own behavior in order to impact the behavior of children in your care. 1 Have a game plan. Consider the ages and temperaments of the children that you are in charge of, and prepare a fun game that everyone can participate in. 2 Be sure to provide tasty and nutritious snacks for the children. I suggest things that are high in protein. Peanut butter,jelly and sandwiches are…

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How to Control Cramps During Pregnancy

Three Methods:Preventing CrampsRelieving CrampsUnderstanding Pregnancy CrampsCommunity Q&A Bringing a child into this world is a miraculous thing, but being pregnant also has its share of discomforts. In particular, cramps can be a major pain. Muscle cramps occur mostly during the second trimester and part of the third trimester. Luckily, there are ways to prevent and relieve cramps as they occur. Method 1 Preventing Cramps 1 Avoid making any sudden movements. Try to avoid making sudden movements, particularly during the last two trimesters of your pregnancy. Keeping your movements slow will…

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How to Contest a Divorce

Two Methods:Resolving Disagreements Through MediationContesting a Divorce Through the CourtsCommunity Q&A If your spouse or partner has filed a petition for divorce and you disagree with her about any issues pertaining to the divorce, you are involved in what is known as a contested case.[1] If you want to resolve your disagreement, you have the option of seeking mediation, which involves a neutral third party sitting down with you and your spouse to discuss and resolve the disagreement.[2] Mediation is a good away to save time and money and avoid…

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How to Construct a Family Tree

Family trees are a great way to look at how your far past generations of your family first came to be. It gets fun and surprising on who you’ll find. By getting information on lots of your past generations, it’ll be a pretty big tree to have. 1 Research all of your family genealogical history details: dates and places of birth, marriages, deaths of family members, census results and other family history documents. Using this data will allow you to build individual family lines. The gathering of this source data…

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How to Amend a Death Certificate

Three Methods:Preparing to Amend a Death CertificateAmend a Death Certificate by MailAmend a Death Certificate in PersonCommunity Q&A A death certificate serves as proof that a person has died and lists the cause of death. It also includes vital information, including the decedent’s birth date, education and whether the person was a military veteran. Surviving children and spouses need death certificates to collect death benefits, among other things. Demographers who compile data on the population use them as a historical record. You can and should amend incorrect or missing information…

postheadericon How to Connect More with Your Kids

How to Connect More with Your Kids

Sometimes we can be so busy with our jobs, and our personal goals, and changing the world, that we have very little time to spend with our kids. And trite as it may sound, the time we have with them is so limited, and passes so quickly, that we may lose out on their childhoods completely if we’re not careful. Make time to connect with your kids — it’s worth the investment. 1 Make a date. Set time aside each week to spend with each of your kids, just you…

postheadericon How to Connect As a Family at the Dinner Table

How to Connect As a Family at the Dinner Table

With today’s busy schedules, many families eat separately. Dinner time is a perfect time to spend reconnecting with your family members. Here are a few tips to help you and your family get to know one another better. 1 Try to set a time to eat dinner when all family members will be home. If this is not possible due to scheduling then choose a time when most members can be there and make that your regular dinner time. 2 Give each member a task. When a family works together…