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How to Talk to a Loved One about Depression

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Spiritual Assistance by H. Grobe

When someone we love is suffering, we want to help. But when he or she is suffering from a mental illness, that help can be hard to give.

Depression alters a person’s sense of reality and makes other people’s perceptions difficult to believe. Read the rest of this entry

Make-Overs for Moms (and Other Busy People): You’re Worth It!

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Cinderella via WikimediaPerhaps you’re thinking that you’re too busy to “define your look,” that you only get to go shopping with what’s left of the clothing budget. Think again.

While it’s always important to keep a sense of balance and perspective about the way we dispose of our resources, feeling confident about yourself is a priority.

This is the third and final part of our series Make-Overs for Moms (and Other Busy People). Read more about changing your look by changing your wardrobe and hair and make-up. Read the rest of this entry

How to Make Working While You’re Pregnant Work

Graffiti in Lebanon via Wikimedia CommonsBy the time I found out I was pregnant, my high school students already had their suspicions. How could they help it? I was missing first period classes and running out of the room to throw up. While I eventually learned to handle both pregnancy and work, I learned the hard way how difficult those two facets of life can be to balance.

Pregnancy is never easy, but working through a pregnancy creates a unique set of challenges all its own. Luckily, with a little bit of planning and foresight, you can learn to live with the changes in how you feel, what you can do, and where you’ll invest your time. And learning to cope with these changes during pregnancy means you’ll be better prepared for your life post-delivery. Read the rest of this entry

Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See

Great stories change lives, whether in print or on screen. The stories of other women affect the ways we dress, speak, behave and the expectations we have for our own lives. Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See is a list of those stories that will help us become better women and wives. Read the rest of this entry

Experimental Wifery’s Guide to Gifts for the Women on Your List

Buying something for everyone on your list is easy. But buying something truly thoughtful, something the women on your list will cherish and use?–that’s tricky. Experimental Wifery brings you a list of gift ideas for the women in your lives who are trying to be better women and wives. Read the rest of this entry

10 Things Every Young Woman Should Know How to Do before She Heads Out on Her Own

The pressure is on for students to get into good colleges and good jobs, so parents and teachers tend to focus on academics. As a result, many people graduate with a lot of book learning—but practically no idea how to take care of themselves. For all women, and for marriage-minded women especially, picking up a few basic skill sets is a matter of urgency in the first weeks and months away from home. Read the rest of this entry

Happy Birthday, Experimental Wifery! The Best-Of Round Up and an Anniversary Give-Away

With your help, we’ve gone from 600 total hits this time last year to 7,000 hits a month. With over 56,000 hits and almost 400 subscribers, we’re still going strong. We have you to thank for it and we want to give something back to you.

This week, Experimental Wifery is giving away a $25 gift card that you can use toward the purchase of books or films every woman should know about—or to anything else you need to help you be a better woman and wife. Just leave a comment on this post telling us what you’d like to see in the coming year by this Friday, November 16 at 9pm EST. Read the rest of this entry