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.

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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5 Child-Rearing Mistakes That May Cost Your Kid’s Happiness

By | 2017-12-31T15:20:45+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Child-rearing is a hard work to do, and like any other work, it requires a lot of efforts and self-control to be done well. All parents want the most important project of their life—child rearing—to be successful, and they do their best. However, parenting styles differ. While some parents prefer not to be involved in the child’s life at all, others become hostages of their own fears and misconceptions and grow with their child together. Despite the differences in approaches, both miss a very important

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7 Mother-Daughter Relationship Mistakes That May Cost Your Daughter Happiness

By | 2017-12-19T22:09:56+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

A healthy mother-daughter relationship is about balance and being fair, but there are costly mistakes that can damage this union. The mother-daughter relationship may seem like a perfect union straight from the Lifetime Movie Network. In some cases, this is true, but it’s rare. In most situations, there are certain levels of toxicity. Thank goodness it’s usually in small doses and it’s only temporary. In other cases, however, there are mistakes that can be so grave as to threaten the daughter’s future happiness. This is

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Man Gives a Unique Christmas Gift to His 9-Year-Old Daughter – Here Is His Letter

By | 2017-12-15T22:11:27+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

This man’s unique Christmas gift to his 9-year-old daughter will teach you an important life lesson. Here is his full letter to his daughter. At Christmas time, it’s easy to get swept away in the hustle and bustle of shopping for presents and the confusion of trying to figure out what to get everyone. Yet, when we are trying to shop for our children, the choice of toys, games, and technology can make anyone’s head swim. We want to make Christmas as special as we

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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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