Archive for the ‘Family Life’ Category

postheadericon How to Create a Picture Memorial

How to Create a Picture Memorial

If you are looking to have a picture memorial at the funeral or other service/gathering then you’ve come to the right place. There are several great options to help you to do this. Below is a short list of easy ways to help you work on this special project during this difficult time. 1 Locate several of your favorite photographs of this person across a span of time. If they were in your Kindergarten Class, graduated High School with you and were your best friend well into your 80s, you…

postheadericon How to Create a Parenting Plan

How to Create a Parenting Plan

Five Parts:Establishing Custody and VisitationPlanning Everyday Routines and ActivitiesAgreeing on Financial ResponsibilitiesMaking Important DecisionsPutting Your Parenting Plan in WritingCommunity Q&A A parenting plan is a document that two co-parents who do not live together use to help them work together to raise their child. The parenting plan may be mandated by family court, or it may be a more informal document. When writing a parenting plan, take time to consider how you want to approach all aspects of child rearing. No matter what agreement you come to, understand that you…

postheadericon How to Create an Engagement Album

How to Create an Engagement Album

An engagement album can provide a safe and pretty place to store all of the photographs and other keepsakes from your engagement. It can accompany your wedding album to give you several volumes of memories from one of the most special periods of your life. An engagement album is also a nice gift idea if you are a friend or family member of the bride or groom. Create an engagement album by collecting all the photographs you can and documenting the events of the proposal and engagement. 1 Decide if…

postheadericon How to Create a Maternity Shirt

How to Create a Maternity Shirt

Four Methods:Cutting the ShirtFashioning the SleevesSewing the WaistMaking a SashCommunity Q&A Stocking a closet with maternity clothing can be expensive. If you want to be stylish while you are pregnant, you may want to make some homemade maternity clothing. The raw materials for homemade maternity shirts are usually large men’s or extra large women’s cotton t-shirts. You can choose a plain color, a pattern or a logo of your favorite sports team. You will need a sewing machine and some general sewing knowledge to complete this project. Find out how…

postheadericon How to Create a Honeymoon Registry

How to Create a Honeymoon Registry

A honeymoon gift registry is a list of desired travel components an engaged couple creates for friends and family who would like to contribute to their honeymoon experience. For example, if the newlyweds would like to go to Hawaii for their honeymoon, then they may include things like airfare, hotel accommodations, scuba lessons, a day-spa package and fine dining venues in their registry. Unlike a wedding registry, which often involves “shopping” at chosen retailers either online or in person and then recording desired merchandise in the retailer’s registry interface, honeymoon…

postheadericon How to Create a Household Chore Chart Based on Points

How to Create a Household Chore Chart Based on Points

Rewarding hard work with positive reinforcement is a proven way to instill responsibility and a good work ethic, as well as preparing your children for the care of their own household. All you need are one dedicated parent, basic art supplies, and a few short minutes. 1 Write child’s name at the top of the paper in large block letters 2 On the left side of the paper, list the chores that you wish to be completed daily. Write with large, bold letters and simple language that is appropriate to…

postheadericon How to Create a Good Family Life As a Single Parent

How to Create a Good Family Life As a Single Parent

Three Methods:Spending Family Time TogetherSeeking and Accepting SupportOvercoming the Challenges of Parenting without a PartnerCommunity Q&A Parenting is no easy task. It requires immense amounts of personal sacrifice, and depends on constant demonstrations of love and respect. It challenges your patience, tests your mental fortitude, and stressfully tightens your purse strings. Parenting as a single parent makes it all even harder. But by prioritizing your relationship with your children and surrounding yourself with positive relationships, yours can be a healthy and vibrantly happy family.[1] Method 1 Spending Family Time Together…

postheadericon How to Create a Family Meal Plan in Excel

How to Create a Family Meal Plan in Excel

Two Parts:Making the PlanCustomizing Your DesignCommunity Q&A Making a meal plan for your family can help cut costs on food, as well as make sure everyone is happy with what they are eating. This article will help you plan a meal for your family using Microsoft Office Excel. Exact button layout may differ depending on your version of Excel, but the steps are similar in any edition of the program. Part 1 Making the Plan 1 Open Microsoft Excel. The icon is green. 2 Plan. Decide how you want to…

postheadericon How to Create a Family Tree Website

How to Create a Family Tree Website

If you want to create a website for family tree, it’s a good idea to start with a free site. Once you use the website, you can decide later whether you are interested in adding more features, by moving on to paid services. 1 Start the website. Think about how you would like the website to appear. Are there special family colors? Would a plan background make it easier to see the tree links? Do you want family photographs included? Do you want interactive features, such as the ability for…

postheadericon How to Apologize After Bad Behavior

How to Apologize After Bad Behavior

Three Parts:Expressing Your Apology in WordsTaking Actions to ApologizeFollowing Up on the ApologyCommunity Q&A Maybe you freaked out at your partner and acted out inappropriately or you made rude comments to your boss during a stressful day at work. Though it is never pretty, bad behavior can happen and often it is often triggered by anxiety, anger, stress, or confusion. If you have behaved badly, you can apologize effectively and increase your chances of getting back into the person’s good graces. Part 1 Expressing Your Apology in Words 1 Take…