Sibling Cooperation, Not Sibling Rivalry: It Actually Is Possible!

Having multiple kids can be a joy, but when you’re in the thick of a heated argument between two or three siblings, it can seem like a nightmare. Sibling Rivalry is a dignified term for a very real and very ugly thing that can not only drive your kids apart, but drive you insane. Life […]

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Bible Verses That Prove God Wants Us to Be Happy

If you have faith in God, it’s not hard to imagine that God wants us to be happy. After all, he’s told us so on numerous occasions! There are lots of inspirational Bible verses that not only lay out God’s plan for us, but guarantee that that plan will result in us living our best […]

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Tips For Getting Organized (And Staying That Way)

Are you ready to start getting organized, or at least ready to stop being frustrated by your lack of organization? Whether it’s at work or at home, being organized is one of the most valuable habits a person can develop. But if you’re staring at tons of boxes and piles of papers, it can be […]

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Waking Up Earlier: A Simple Habit With Big Benefits

It’s easy for important life habits to start dropping away due to a lack of time during the day, which leaves only one option: getting up earlier! Everybody loves to sleep, and very few of us feel like we sleep enough. With our busy lives, it’s a wonder we’re able to sleep at all. So […]

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How to Remove Negative People From Your Life

The older I get, the more I crave positivity in my life. It’s so easy for people to start thinking the worst about a given situation, and being an adult brings so many opportunities for negativity to start creeping in. A lot of times, it’s a person who allows that negativity into someone’s life, time […]

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Three Fun and Cheap Summer Activities For Kids

Summer’s almost here, which means the kids will be home from school and looking for things to do. Obviously, this situation could go one of two ways: the kids could bounce off the walls and drive you crazy, or you could have some fun and free activities ready for them so they stay focused and […]

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Chicken Soup for the Sole: Steve Gleason

This month’s Chicken Soup for the Sole is all about Steve Gleason, a former NFL football player whose life changed forever when he learned he had ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, which is an awful degenerative neurological condition that steals a person’s ability to walk and talk. However, this article isn’t about his […]

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Chicken Soup for the Sole: Frida Kahlo

This month’s subject for Chicken Soup for the Sole is the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Although she was a famous Mexican artist whose name and work you’ve likely heard of, you might not know that behind her beautiful paintings, there’s an inspiring story of her struggle with a variety of physical disabilities. Read on and […]

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How People Can Choose How Adversity Shapes Them

Adversity is a constant throughout our lives, and there’s no avoiding it. However, there’s one thing that we can choose when it comes to adversity, and that’s how we react to it. I’m not just talking about in-the-moment reactions, either: I’m talking about the way adversity shapes our personalities. Whether it’s a health problem or […]

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