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.

What Causes Anger Issues in Children and How to Recognize & Deal with Them

By | 2018-06-13T21:18:36+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is a normal emotion in both children and adults, but anger issues in children may indicate a bigger underlying problem. Every child will have the occasional temper tantrum or outburst. Some children may even lash out in frustration. Whilst it can be hard to manage these situations, it is worth remembering that most children are angry because they haven’t developed the necessary language or analysis skills to express what is upsetting them. These skills will develop over time and as a result, tantrums should

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3 Pieces of Divorce Advice Most People Tend to Ignore

By | 2018-05-31T20:01:32+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Separating is never what couples envision when they are exchanging their marriage vows. Yet, with marriages failing as often as they succeed, divorce advice becomes necessary for some couples. It is not easy to end a marriage, that is why divorce advice is essential for those who wish to move on with their lives and pursue a legal separation. Once you have begun the process there are avenues in which you should focus on: your finances, emotional state, and family dynamic. With proper communication, a

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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 | 2018-05-07T18:20:40+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 mid-life 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 | 2018-05-12T17:32:27+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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