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8 Pieces of Parenting Advice Backed by Recent Psychological Studies

By | 2017-08-24T21:27:05+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Whether you are a new parent or one with many children, it seems that parenting advice through the years changes drastically. Whereas decades ago it was considered to be acceptable to let babies cry themselves to sleep, nowadays leave your child crying and you’ll face the wrath of both parents and non-parents. So how can you make sense of the world’s trickiest and most important job, raising children? Keeping up with the latest psychological studies that offer science-backed parenting advice is one way of staying

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10 Signs You Were Raised by Helicopter Parents

By | 2017-08-15T22:15:25+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Helicopter parents are those moms or dads who take excessive interest in the lives of their children and an overprotective take on their safety. It basically describes a parent who has a tendency to hover over their child… well, like a helicopter at any given moment.  Whether it’s to do with school work or experiences, the helicopter parents are the parents who are always there, and sometimes are there a little too much.  That’s not to say that a helicopter parent is a bad parent,

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This Short Film Will Remind You What It Really Takes to Live a Good Life

By | 2017-07-20T20:27:57+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Categories: Inspirational, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all want to live a good life, especially when it comes to raising children and a family. The goal to live a good life is guided by certain principles that are personal and vary from one person to the other. There are also those that are the standard, for example, the quest for good education for a child, good housing, financial security just to name but a few. Talking of life, there is a very interesting short film by the name of ‘Alike’

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Were You Raised by Toxic Parents, or Is This You? Here’s How To Know For Sure

By | 2017-09-13T23:04:53+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s a whole other ball game to be raised by toxic parents. These are the people who help mold you into the person you are. I’m not sure if I had toxic parents, but I know one of them had similar traits. It was my father. I loved my father just like all little girls loved and adored their daddy. But my father was different than some of the other kid’s fathers. He always seemed to draw attention to himself and also to my shortcomings.

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How a Family Road Trip Can Make Your Next Vacation the Best Ever

By | 2017-08-15T16:54:47+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

A family road trip is becoming a favorite vacation all over the world because of the unique chance it offers to build stronger family relationships. During summer when children are on holiday, a road trip can serve as a great opportunity to help kids explore the wonders of nature, and travel to new places, as the whole family gets more united. Here are some of the main reasons why you should consider a family road trip for your next vacation. 1. Freedom and Flexibility When

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Signs That You Were Raised by Emotionally Immature Parents

By | 2017-08-15T16:58:40+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

You tear your hair out when you think of your folks. Your emotionally immature parents lack empathy for you or others. You need to cope with them but will first have to understand what emotional immaturity is. So, what are its signs and how do you deal with them? What is emotional immaturity? Below is a short explanation of this behavior. Note that not all parents will act this way. Also, there are other examples of it. As mentioned above, such parents find it hard

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10 Things Only a Child of Overprotective Parents Will Understand

By | 2017-08-15T16:58:50+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , |

If you are the child of overprotective parents, you know that it can be really complicated to do things that your friends take for granted. You can’t just casually tell your parents what you’re going to do as you’re walking out the door! If these ten things sound familiar to you, you are undoubtedly the child of overprotective parents. 1. It’s just easier not to tell them you’re dating. Do you have a boyfriend or girlfriend? Yes! Will your parents ever know? Definitely not! Even

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6 Reasons Spending Time With Family is More Important Than You Think

By | 2017-08-15T16:55:11+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Personal Growth, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The next time one of your loved ones nags at you about spending time with family, you may want to take the grumbling seriously. Studies prove that you should, for many reasons. Finding quality time in this busy day and age is a challenge, but not impossible. There are a few ways you can set it aside for your loved one without feeling the stretch. Studies Show that Spending Time with Family is Important Research has shown that family time has profound benefits. Six years

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