Author: DIANA HEIDGERD

4 Proven Ways to Give Your Co-Parenting Communication Some Mojo

Not too long ago, I wrote about moves that would make people think that your co-parenting game was on point. When it wasn’t. Fake moves. In the long run, though, you want to drop the fake moves and create a genuine relationship built on trust, respect, and of course mutual love for your children. Where do you start? For Keep Reading →

3 Signs to Tell If You’re Co-Parenting or Just Trying to Get Your Boo Back

At KidsNeed2, I promote positive, peaceful co-parenting. I coach moms and dad to eliminate the drama, anger, shame and blame, and work on being the best positive parents ever. Together. And then one day I posted this pic on social media. I was surprised at the feedback; folks were tripping. Some people asked, “What does that Keep Reading →

Married in the Military: 8 Key Questions Every Military Marriage Should Ask

By Michael and Myra Holmes Making a marriage work is hard…and the challenges are exponentially compounded in military marriages. Frequent deployments, separation from your family support group, and the extreme pressures of military life can take a heavy toll on military couples creating anger, frustration, loneliness, anxiety, heartache, and fear. After you say, “I do,” no one gives Keep Reading →

Amazing Kid CEO Teaches Your Children to be Entrepreneurs

If you know anything us, you know that we love to hear about kids who are killing it with business and education.  Our kids are our future, and with the state of the world today, it’s good to see that some of our seeds are growing to be dignified young men and women that will Keep Reading →

Female Breadwinner? 7 Signs Your Relationship is at Risk of Romantic Bankruptcy

By: Dr. Shane Perrault and Dr. Dawn DeLavallade  According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, 40% of American households containing children have a woman as the higher earner (and the number of female breadwinners is 60% in the African American community). Female breadwinners are defined as single mothers and married women who earn more than Keep Reading →

3 Reasons You Need to Get Off the Sidelines and Into Real Estate Now!

By: Kito J. Johnson I have always been passionate about real estate. I remember, as a teenager, I’d drive through subdivisions to look at the houses and walk through new construction properties to admire the architecture, noting the quality of construction. Since then, I’ve done a number of different things throughout my life, but somehow Keep Reading →

The 3 Types of Intimacy Every Marriage Needs to Thrive

By: Edward Lee What exactly is intimacy? When we look at the true definition, everything surrounding intimacy deals with closeness to another person: closeness of contact, friendship, warmth, and familiarity. This is intimacy and there is no human being on the planet with whom you will share the same level of intimacy than the one you vowed to Keep Reading →

5 Ways Working Out With Your Spouse Can Improve Your Quality of Life

By: Zebony LaVie I have been active throughout most of my life. I enjoyed general exercise, and even taught a Zumba class for a while. So my husband was not surprised when I told him that I was interested in pursuing body building. If I was going to do it, I figured I should start Keep Reading →

Money and Marriage: 5 Financial Tips to Strengthen Your Relationship

By: Kyle Strozier It’s been said that the number one cause of strife, arguments and eventual breakdowns in marriage is…money.  I’m sure we all know of personal accounts that will corroborate this.  I’m here to say, that needn’t be the case for you. Marriage is a union of two people.  However, for many couples, that Keep Reading →

From Wife to Widow: 4 Things I Wish I Didn’t Know But You Should

By: Kimberly Holmes Wiggins Widow. Man, I hate that word. It conjures up images of children who hear the word, then cower away from the woman, slowly reversing their tracks, fearful they may catch some of the sadness she gives off as she navigates this world without her husband. I remember the first time someone referred to me Keep Reading →