Family & Parenting

Family plays a huge role in the life of everyone of us. Here you will find family and parenting related articles that will give you recommendations on how to deal with your parents and family members, as well as how to raise happy and healthy children.

3 Types of Attachment Issues and How They Could Be Ruining Your Love Life

By | 2017-11-20T11:17:48+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

If you have problems with your love life that seem to occur time and time again, you might have attachment issues that arise from your childhood. To find out if you have attachment issues, first of all, you need to explore your childhood and your relationships with your parents. No, we are not going into deep psychotherapy with you, but how you grew up and your experiences with your parents have been proven to shape your adult relationships. Attachment theory was first coined by psychologist

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6 Times When Breaking Up With Someone You Love Makes Sense

By | 2017-11-18T14:32:29+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

Breaking up with someone you love seems ludicrous, right? Well, in certain circumstances, breaking up is the only solution. I hate this topic, and why? Because I was in a relationship for over 20 years, with three children and so many investments. I thought my relationship was the one that would last forever, and thus, I tried to never to give up. After all those years, however, I have found that breaking up with someone you love is sometimes necessary. Sometimes, the reasons to leave

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6 Signs You Were Raised by a Controlling Mother (And How to Deal with Her)

By | 2017-11-18T14:17:13+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s possible that strict disciplinary actions your parents used were not normal. Maybe you had a controlling mother? This is how you know. If you were raised like I was, you weren’t allowed to do much on your own. Going on dates, even after the age of 16, was just not something I got to do, unlike most of the other kids. In fact, almost every move that I made was dictated and monitored as If I was in prison. Many people see this

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How to Teach Your Children to Practice Good Oral Hygiene

By | 2017-09-04T13:17:39+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , |

Trying to encourage a young child to brush their teeth can be a nightmare. How to teach your kids to practice good oral hygiene? While children are very active and like to try new things, they do not have much interest in brushing their teeth. As a parent, it is your responsibility to do whatever is necessary to encourage your children to practice good oral hygiene. Now, this will not be easy, but if you are creative you will see progress and the dentist

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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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6 Ways That Unloved Daughters Struggle In Life

By | 2017-11-18T14:18:17+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

An unloved daughter will have a harder life than most, no matter how rich or privileged she is in other ways. When a child does not receive proper affection from her family, she will not develop the social skills necessary to form healthy relationships. Even if unloved daughters find love later in life, they will always be affected negatively by their loveless parents. If you are an unloved daughter, here are seven things you will be able to relate to. 1. You see the world

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

By | 2017-11-19T13:22:23+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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