So how about nixing the pain of this pressure-filled day and let's get back to what really matters: expressing love. You don't have to ditch your diet and eat a 5-course dinner or gobs of chocolate to do it (although if that's your thing, go for it). Here are some tips to celebrate V-Day your way:
It's easy to tell mothers that we should never look at our cell phones during the day with our kids. It's good advice to check our email on a schedule, whether we're parents at home or in an office. Yet life -- and a day of motherhood -- often does not go as planned.
Each of us has a truth - the way we'd like to live, including how we'd like to be cared for if we ever experience a medical crisis - but if we don't tell that truth to others, it won't avail us in our most vulnerable moments.
The concept of the selfie is changing. Nowadays, societal pressure and social validation linger behind the selfie, influencing many individuals in our generation to utilize strategies that will benefit others' perspectives of them.