After a pet dies, you may not know what to tell your children. These five tips for telling kids about pet loss are from Letting Go of an Animal You Love: 75 Ways to Survive Pet Loss. It's my ebook; I interviewed pet loss experts, grief counselors, and veterinarians for the healthiest tips for grieving the death of a beloved dog or cat.
If you haven’t figured out exactly how owning a dog makes you happy, you’ll find the answers here. This is a summary of research on dogs and happiness.
An article about starting your own woodworking business wouldn't be complete without revealing a woodworker's career and job description!
Most of us can recognize a bad friendship fairly quickly, but we may not know if we ourselves are toxic friends. These signs you're in a toxic friendship will help you see yourself more clearly.
Learn what the less obvious signs of an abusive relationship are, and how women survive. Here's how Keri Kight found the strength to leave an abuser and start fresh.
You’re not alone if you’re wondering what a laser therapist is and does! Get inside a laser light therapy job with this self-employed laser technician. She doesn’t just explain the laser acupuncture process, she shares what it’s like to work as a laser therapist. Maureen Lucas-West is the business manager of Imagine Laserworks North Shore in Vancouver, BC. She is also the primary laser technician, office administrator, and chief “bottle washer”! “A lot of people hear ‘laser acupuncture’ and have …
Saying the words, "my dog died" is one of the saddest parts of loving a dog. These gifts for dog lovers will show that you care after a dog dies.
It’s easy to make frozen dog treats with yogurt and Cheerios – and they’re also low fat and healthy. Here’s how I keep my dogs cool on hot summer days
If you love pets, you might wonder if you should adopt a second dog. Here’s a list of the pros and cons of adopting another pet, plus a few tips for adding a second dog to your family.
Here are several different ideas to help you process the grief you feel about the death of your dog. Nothing will take your loss away, but these resources will show you that you’re not alone.
Not all dogs are happy, according to research using a type of dog personality test to assess moods in dogs. Here’s how to know if your dog is happy, pessimistic, or optimistic.
Say thank you to a paid caregiver or express gratitude to a family member with the most thoughtful thank you gifts for caregivers. Inspiration for gift ideas came when I helped facilitate caregiver support groups for the Alzheimer's Society in Vancouver.
Do you want to stop being manipulated by your mom and dad? These tips on how to cope with parents who are controlling and emotionally manipulative may help.
What are your questions about sleeping, waking, sleep disorders, or sleep deprivation? Ask, and ye shall receive sleep facts. The sleep blog is for people who need help sleeping.
It's easy to "practice spirituality" when you're meditating or reading Anne Lamott. More difficult is everyday life! These 25 tips on how to be spiritual in daily life will help you stay peaceful all day long.