"On my way!" Yeah ... OK.
It was only then, weight lost, handstand mastered, appreciative every morning I stepped onto my yoga mat, that I started to think about what wellness truly meant. Wellness is the hard-earned reward of tidying up attitudes and behaviors that ultimately deliver happiness. Here are six ways to tidy up your approach to wellness, too.
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"Merry Christmas, Mom!" my young daughter, 11, squealed, as she and her two brothers ran around our favorite tree lot. "This is the one place," she continued, "you can say 'Merry Christmas' and no one gets upset about it." "That's true," I chuckled. But, that was a white lie.
My brother and I accepted our mother's version of the affair that produced our sister with few questions, even though Lydia looks completely different from the rest of us. Mom is a long-legged Latina, but my brother and I take after our father. We're both tall blonds. Lydia is petite and cinnamon-coffee dark with tightly curled blue-black hair.
All of your friends are asleep. You like your medicine. I'm not going to tell you again. Mommy and Daddy think vegetables are delicious.
“I’ll just have one cookie.”
It was not my finest parenting moment. In the barely breaking dawn on day three of school this year, my 7-year-old son walked into my room and said the words every mother dreads: "The tooth fairy didn't come."
Lying is all too human, but why do people lie? What's the difference between more harmless "white lies" and more devastating lies? And what happens when one starts to believe their own lies? We talk with a woman who realized she was married to a serial liar.
Whatever the situation and justification, lying among parents is, it seems, the norm. The most common: "If you don't come with me now, I will leave you here by yourself," followed by false promises for a toy or other reward in exchange for compliance.