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How to Celebrate Mother's Day

Mother's Day is around the corner and we've got a few ideas to help you celebrate mom. The holiday has its roots in ancient Greek festivals honoring Rhea, the Mother of the Gods. The modern American holiday officially began in 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson declared the second Sunday in May a day to honor all the mothers of mere mortals like us.

How to Wean Kittens From Their Mother & at What Age

Weaning refers to the process by which a kitten goes from mother's milk to solid food. The process generally begins when a kitten is around four weeks old and should be complete by eight to ten weeks. Weaning can begin earlier in the case of orphaned or hand-fed kittens. Pet owners should make the transition as easy as possible for kittens.

How to Deal With a Crazy Mother in Law

Sometimes one of the most difficult things about being married is not the marriage itself, but the in-laws that come with it. If you have been having a hard time dealing with a critical or overbearing mother-in-law here are some things you can try that might help.

How to Prove an Unfit Mother in Texas

In Texas, a father can file for sole custody of his child based on the mother being unfit to raise the child. Because Texas favors splitting parenting time between both parents, as this is most often the best situation for children, if the father proves the mother is unfit, he can acquire sole custody of the child. However, it is up to him to prove to the courts that the mother is unfit and show that the child is better off with him.

How to Love your Mother

There she is, your mom. The person who raised you and loved you and who can comfort you best and can annoy you the most. Dealing with your mom when you're all grown up can be challenging. She took eighteen year out of her life to raise you. Maybe you're looking for a little time you could carve out to repay that huge kindness. Find out how to improve one of the most complex relationships you'll ever have.

How to Get a Mother to Stop Nagging

Whether she's making a repetitious request or constantly criticizing you, incessant nagging from your mother can annoy you and cause you to resent her. These negative feelings might cause you to ignore her, which may frustrate her and cause her to nag even more, and your relationship with each other can be damaged. Stop the nagging cycle by understanding why she nags and changing the way that you communicate with her.

How to Pick a Mother of the Bride Dress Color

An ideal color for a mother of the bride dress is one that complements the bridal gown. Your daughter has announced her wedding day and the majority of preparations were already handled. Picking a mother of the bride dress is one element that leaves you a bit confused. The easiest solution is to consult with others directly involved in the wedding, in order to find the perfect dress to enhance your daughter's special day.

How to Address Your Mother In Law

Mom? Mrs. T? Nothing at all? If you've recently married, you need to decide how to address your spouse's mother. You don't want to seem too formal or too friendly, and you certainly don't want to be disrespectful. But how do you decide what she wants to be called?

How to Become My Mother's Power of Attorney

Being your mother's power of attorney allows you to legally act for her in various financial matters, like bank account and real estate transactions. You must have a signed power of attorney document from your mother or a court order to act as such. The extent of your authority is specified in the power of attorney itself, and your mother has the right to revoke the power at any time if she is capable of doing so.

How to Deal With a Possessive Mother

A possessive mother can make life difficult for her children and her children's friends and spouses. Also called "overbearing" or " controlling," possessive mothers are still learning how to let go and trust their children's decision-making abilities. They are also learning how to accept their children's choices, which is difficult if those choices are different than the ones the mothers would make. Dealing with a possessive mother requires understanding where your mother or mother-in-law is coming from and learning how to be loving, yet firm in your own decisions.

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