Tags archives: way



Are Your Children Charitable

Are you chil­dren char­i­ta­ble?  This time of year it’s so easy to give.  How do you encour­age your chil­dren to do good for those around them? We have sev­eral sug­ges­tions.  First, let your kids go through the pantry and fill up a box or a gro­cery bag with non per­ish­able food items.  Then help them […]



Prepare Your Kids For The Zombie Apocalypse

There are 2 ways to think about a zom­bie apoc­a­lypse. Some peo­ple want to be the first to go. Why bother sur­viv­ing when sur­vival is a hope­less prospect? Why fight to live in a world pop­u­lated by soul­less, brain-feasting mon­sters? What about the indomitable spirit we as humans pos­sess? That’s the spirit behind the 2nd […]



Was Your First Kiss A Disaster

Was your fist kiss a dis­as­ter?  Share your first kiss story with us here.  It’s time to kiss and tell. “My most embar­rass­ing kiss was also my first kiss. I was at camp, and after dat­ing for about three days — which is four years in camp time — my boyfriend and I headed to make-out […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Airing Dirty Laundry

Dear Mike & Liza, My wife insists on doing the laun­dry. She makes a big deal out of it. No one is allowed in her laun­dry room. The prob­lem is, she’s bad at it. She doesn’t take things out of the dryer when the buzzer sounds, every­thing is wrin­kled, and I don’t like the way […]



You're Doing It Wrong: Shining Your Shoes

  Are you shin­ing your shoes wrong?  If you’re not doing it the Mike Nel­son way, you prob­a­bly are.  How do you nor­mally shine your shoes?  Watch this short video and start doing it the right way.  Shine on — Mike & Liza



You're Doing It Wrong: Watermelon

Do you agree? Liza believes she knows the best way to pre­pare a water­melon. How do you do it?



You're Doing It Wrong: Fridge Pack

Do you agree? Mike thinks there’s only one way to dis­pose of a fridge pack. What do you think.



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Facebook Punishing or Parenting

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band has posted an embar­rass­ing pic­ture of our 15 year old daugh­ter on Face­book.  He says he’s going to keep it on his page until she cleans her room to his spec­i­fi­ca­tions.  I also want her to get her room clean but I don’t think humil­i­at­ing her is the way to […]



You Can Help

The Amer­i­can Red Cross says the best way you can help vic­tims of the Char­lotte Fire  is with a finan­cial con­tri­bu­tion. They don’t have the abil­ity to store, sort & dis­trib­ute cloth­ing — and they are hav­ing a hard time stor­ing and dis­trib­ut­ing food.  The Red Cross encour­ages you to make cloth­ing and food donations […]



10 Compliments Your Kids Need To Hear

  1. Com­pli­ment their char­ac­ter. We live in a world where integrity is nei­ther con­sis­tently taught nor widely expected. When our chil­dren demon­strate hon­esty, kind­ness, trust­wor­thi­ness and reli­a­bil­ity, that’s a great time to take them aside and offer a sin­cere com­pli­ment. 2. Com­pli­ment obe­di­ence and respect. It’s too easy to fall into pat­terns of disapproval, […]