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"Four Steps to Smoother Holidays with Your Children" by Suzanne Wind

"Four Steps to Smoother Holidays with Your Children" by Suzanne Wind

‘Tis the season for giving, being grateful and holiday gatherings. Are your kids ready? Does your child know how to accept a gift gracefully? How to be a great host or guest? Write a kind thank-you note? Or do you sometimes feel as if you go to a family gathering with your fingers crossed – “Please let my child behave today”?

We all have those moments when our children embarrass us by not behaving properly. The possibilities of what can happen at a holiday gathering are endless! The best way to try to relax and enjoy the festivities is to offer your kids a pre-holiday refresher 101 course on being a good host and guest.

Don’t fear. Help is here! Prep your kids with these four game-changing rules to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable. Play these simple games to equip your kids with the confidence to interact during the holidays and, hopefully, not embarrass you! And the best part: no nagging required.

"Life is Like an Open-faced Sandwich" by Mary Doan

"Life is Like an Open-faced Sandwich" by Mary Doan

In the following  post, SheByShe guest blogger shares her perspective on challenges facing the Sandwich Generation.  Mary lives in San Francisco where she raised her two sons while working full time.  She is currently a marketing consultant, after 25+ years working in a variety of advertising agency and marketing positions, on products ranging from cat litter and salad dressing, to global technology and consumer electronics.  She loves traveling, music and reading (especially with her book club).  And laughing.  Lots of laughing. The following was originally published here at George Schofield's blog. George is a consultant, speaker, futurist, and professor, specializing in organization psychology and personal development.  

"Real Food and Real Joy" by Tina Korabiak

"Real Food and Real Joy" by Tina Korabiak

How do you define your relationship with food? SheByShe guest blogger, Tina Korabiak, shares her own perspective below. Tina built her career in payroll services, tax research and web-based payroll products at Bank of America, ADP, PayCycle and Intuit.  Now retired, she pursues writing and consulting, plus gardening, travel, and lots of cooking.  An enthusiastic dancer, she performs regularly with Tap Explosion in San Jose, CA, where she lives with her husband Dennis.  

Bulimia: The Hidden Effects

Bulimia: The Hidden Effects

Our friends at Healthline contacted us about a cause they are passionate about: informing women about the negative impact of bulimia. After all, according to ANAD - the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders - an estimated 1.1 to 4.2 percent of women have bulimia nervosa in their lifetime. This means millions of women, around the world, suffer from bulimia. In the guest post below, author Kristeen Cherney explores the devastating impact of bulimia on the body. 

 

"Preventing Burnout: The Core Four" by Cari Guittard

"Preventing Burnout: The Core Four" by Cari Guittard

SheByShe is thrilled to welcome Cari E. Guittard, as a new guest blogger. Cari's passion is women's leadership issues. She is a founding principal at Global Engagement Partners and an adjunct faculty member at the Hult International Business School of Dubai and San Francisco. She also balances her career with motherhood. In the post below, Cari explains how a better understanding of your Core Four helps prevent burnout. Thank-you, Cari for this insightful post.

"Ten Social Skills for Unplugged Kids" by Suzanne Wind

Published on Topic: Guest Blog, Parenting
"Ten Social Skills for Unplugged Kids" by Suzanne Wind

SheByShe is delighted to welcome  guest blogger Suzanne Wind. This is the third in a series  of  blog posts submitted by Suzanne who is also the author of  The SMART Playbook: Game-changing life skills for a modern world. Suzanne lives in Connecticut with her husband and three kids. Before kids, Suzanne was an international marketing executive in New York City. With a multi-cultural background, she was raised in more than six countries with four languages. Her career and living overseas taught her the importance of knowing and using the common language of manners and social skills to be your best. Today Suzanne is  a mom with a mission, inspired to communicate social skills in a modern world to a new generation. Connect with Suzanne on Twitter at @Suzanne_wind.

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SheByShe is a special place for women to share their opinions and stories. We want to share all women's stories; if you have something you want to share, let us know. You can write on any topic: parenting, motherhood, relationships, work/life balance, diet, nutrition, body image. Or, you can submit a blog about our current survey topic. We are also interested in featuring photo essay's and video stories. If you are interested in receiving our SheByShe Guest Blogger Guidelines, email Julie@shebyshe.com. If you have a submission ready for publishing, please forward it to Julie@shebyshe.com. Let your voice be heard.