Hence the meaning "authoritative or recognized exemplar of quality or correctness" (late 15c.).
She read all the right books and did all the right things.
Speaking of budgets, work out a budget and stick to it, doing so will help you to avoid a lifetime of arguments.
Simply spending till you don’t have any more money or credit to spend will inevitably make your life and your marriage a mess.2) Eat your meals together as a family at a table and not in front of the television.
He had prayed for an opportunity to talk to her alone—without her three brothers around. “Oh, okay,” Julie replied, in cryptic teenage fashion. “Have you thought through how far you are going to go, physically, with the opposite sex? They wanted to encourage her to make the right ones. He knew his wife always got the mail, but Julie was acting like a basketball team ahead by one point in the fourth quarter, hoping the clock would run out. Our teens do not go out on a date every Friday and Saturday night.
She looked nonchalantly out her window as their car crossed a small bridge. “I would like to ask you a very personal question and give you the freedom not to answer if you don’t want to.” He paused, waiting for her reply. Our junior high and high school age teens don’t date anyone exclusively.
She said she did not sleep around—she only has sex with her boyfriend (whoever that is that particular week).