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.

10 Foods to Avoid When Breastfeeding: What Every New Mother Should Know

By | 2018-04-20T21:03:55+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

All new moms fret over their babies' well-being. Proper nutrition is essential, and there are foods to avoid when breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom passes on the nutrients she absorbs to her baby, so eating right is critical. Here are some of the foods to avoid when breastfeeding. Why nutrition is critical for breastfeeding moms The right nutrients, at the appropriate levels, are essential for a breastfeeding mom and her baby. Breast milk is ideal for your little one because it provides him with all his

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5 Things That Separate a Healthy Family Relationship From an Unhealthy One

By | 2018-03-19T21:55:10+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

A healthy family dynamic is a hard balance to strike. Family relationships are delicate and need to be tended to like all relationships in life. There can be a tendency in family relationships to take siblings, parents and the like for granted. It's generally understood that at the end of the day, your family will forgive you and be there for you no matter what. Unfortunately, this is not always true. Family relationships are not always healthy and nurturing and in some instances, you may

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6 Subtle Signs of a Mid-Life Crisis in Men (and how to help them go through it)

By | 2018-03-09T23:21:40+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Personal Growth, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Do you have a new zest for life, or are you experiencing a midlife crisis for men? There are indicators which help you understand what you’re going through. Although some people might find it comical, the mid-life crisis in men is no laughing matter. This time in a man’s life can be distressing and overwhelming. There is an urgency, a pressure to reinstate the vitality and appearance of youth. It can also cause depression and anxiety as well. I’ve been around my fair share of

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What Is Authoritative Parenting and How It Affects Children?

By | 2018-03-06T07:24:43+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Authoritative parenting is about moderation. In the following article, we will tackle the subject of this parenting method. When it comes to parenting, everyone has their own technique and opinion about which is best for their children. Authoritative parenting could be described as a mixture of the best elements of the two most extreme styles. While some may claim that one parenting method is better than the other, when you put them under scrutiny - do they really hold up well? Take, for example, permissive

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Anxiety in Children: What Causes it and How to Recognize the Early Symptoms

By | 2018-02-19T22:45:03+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Does your child seem to stress and worry about everything? Well, anxiety in children can be more common than you think, and it might be happening in your family. I never realized how anxious I was as a child until I grew older. Considering my anxiety was something I endured from as long as I can remember, I never noticed an onset of the illness. Anxiety in children can be that way. They can grow up thinking their worry and stress is normal. It sometimes

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What Is a Birth Plan and Why Every Mother-To-Be Needs to Make One

By | 2018-02-03T14:34:04+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

A birth plan is a lot more popular in the US rather than the UK, here in the UK we are recommended to have a think about some of the basics regarding skin to skin, cord clamping and pain relief. Giving birth is an unpredictable event so it’s quite hard to have a birth plan and stick to it, but it is worth having an idea of what you might like. Pregnancy is a really exciting time, speaking from personal experience (38 weeks) but it

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What Is Permissive Parenting and How It Distorts Your Child’s Perception of Life

By | 2018-02-11T02:11:35+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

You may think that permissive parenting is about giving your children the freedom they deserve. Yet, it can be really damaging for your child’s personality and have lasting negative effects on their life. If you are already a parent or are going to be a parent soon, you are probably aware that there are various different parenting styles. Everyone has their own view about what is the right and wrong way to raise children. Permissive parenting is one of the most popular and controversial styles.

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Profound Marriage Advice Revealed by a Divorced Man

By | 2018-02-03T13:11:08+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

You may be thinking, what marriage advice could a divorcee give? But read on, you will be pleasantly surprised with what this divorced man has to say about maintaining a successful marriage. Here are sixteen pieces of marriage advice that if you are married, will help your marriage last the tests of time. If you aren’t married, it will give you some insight into how to sustain a healthy relationship. Gerald Rogers’s marriage ended in divorce, he lost the love of his wife but he

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