Since that time, we have probably put on about 100 pounds, with me putting on the bulk of it. I want people to go away with some tools so they can make a difference." On , where nothing is off limits or too embarrassing, Dr. Out of my four kids, my youngest is 10, and she is still sleeping in the bed with me at night. And I tend to agree with that, but the evidence is really to the contrary. In the 30 minutes leading up to bedtime, start really winding down.
The majority of people who make New Year's resolutions, break them. There's a lot of pressure from finances, a lot of people are worried about economics, and that trickles down into relationships, pressure in the home, how kids are treated, our entitled generation. Do you think my fear of germs is justified or am I overreacting? Out of my four kids, my youngest is 10, and she is still sleeping in the bed with me at night. Next: Is it okay for a 10-year-old to sleep with her parents? Phil: I can tell you that there aren't bad effects from letting a child sleep in their parents' bed. Common sense says that you are going to raise a child that's too connected to the parent—who's going to be a mama's boy or mama's girl or whatever. We are going to both put her to bed at p.m., if that's what we have to do. Make it as inviting as you possibly can, and you want a very strong ritual of putting her to bed. And you don't want to go from running around the house and playing tag to going to bed.
Phil is helping viewers make this the year to start living their best life. Phil has the answers to your toughest questions: 1. We don't think television gets your brain going, but it does. Once you draw the line in the sand, if you just have to go commando and don't get any sleep for a week, you will get it done. Next: Advice for families who want to lose weight together David and I were married about 12 years ago. Never ever, [not] even almost, unless and until you believe that he totally gets what he did to you. Because if not, it's a life sentence, and it will make both of you absolutely crazy. Even though I feel more confident, I still have those times where I feel insecure, and I feel those stings of rejection. And how do I get through the insecurity of feeling that rejection? Seriously, look these boys in the eye because eyes tell you a lot. Number two: When it comes to guys, their favorite topic is them. They will think, "Oh, wow, I am the most interesting person in the world." They'll love the way you make them feel. If I read the newspaper, I will have to wash my hands. And you've got to make a decision whether you're ever willing to forgive him or not. [At] my highest weight, I was tipping just under 300 pounds. I started on a regimen to eat better and eat healthier, and in the process, I have lost almost 100 pounds. Phil, how do I get through this maze of how to date? You've got to get out there where people can discover you, where they can see you, where they can find out about your sense of humor and your warm heart and everything about that. You want to tell people, "Hey, listen, I am here, and I am happy to meet somebody." Let me give you a couple of tips: Number one: Make eye contact. It's serious if you're headed for a relationship, but the process should be fun. If I touch a doorknob, I will have to wash my hands. There certain characters that I think work in a youthful way and I think I really skated along the edge in the last couple movies as it was. I think it would look stupid putting that make-up on me at this point.You got to make an appointment with yourself every single day, and you got to keep it, and you have got to have accountability to someone besides yourself. The question is: Are you going to do it when you don't? Phil, the majority of people who make New Year's resolutions break them.