Family & Parenting

Family plays a huge role in the life of every one 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.

7 Types of Family Conflict and How to Resolve Each

By |2020-01-24T13:56:02+03:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Where there are two or more people, there will be disagreements, family notwithstanding. All of us have to deal with a family conflict at some or many points in our lives. Trite as family disagreements seem, they can be delicate and difficult to manage. So, how do you handle squabbling loved ones? How do you cope when you become embroiled in the conflict yourself? Seven types of family conflict and how to resolve each Note that there are no straight forward solutions to solving in-law

Having Estranged Adult Children Can Be Painful – How to Cope with It

By |2020-01-24T17:36:50+03:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

You raise them, teach them, and give them love, and then suddenly, they’ve grown up into adults and have become estranged children. What happened? The pain of watching your children, one by one, leave the nest is a hurt that I cannot describe. I have three boys, and one is already moved away. I only see him a few times a year, and it’s still incredibly hard. Yes, I have two others still at home, but they are rapidly nearing the age of adulthood. I

6 Reasons Why Yelling at Kids Is More Dangerous Than You Thought

By |2020-01-21T08:28:01+03:00December 21st, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Every parent wants the best for their children. Unfortunately, it's the reason many of them make unwise parenting choices. The startling truth is that yelling at kids can cause more damage than they think. Discipline is a long-drawn, frustrating process. Sadly, kids seldom grow when adults are always yelling at them; it has the opposite effect. We explain why, and what you can do to manage the overwhelm instead of shouting. The Adverse Effects of Yelling at Kids Poor behavior can grate on the nerves

Why Is Parental Involvement Important for a Child’s Success?

By |2019-12-05T21:35:22+03:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

This question never fails to trigger thoughts and opinions from parents - how much is parental involvement needed for a child's success? The answer to this is clear. Parents need to participate in their children's education to guarantee the latter's success in school. Their concern should be not whether, but how and when they should be involved. Why Parental Involvement is Important for a Child's Success 1. Boosts Motivation and Behavior Firstly, the presence of a parent keeps a child engaged and willing to persevere

Healthy Habits for Kids That Boost Emotional, Physical and Intellectual Development

By |2019-11-27T23:21:08+03:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting|Tags: , , , |

Healthy habits for kids bring the best out of them. Indoctrinating virtuous habits within your child is a step towards their brighter future. For each child and the community as a whole, certain habits are priceless. These habits give your child stability and mental maturity in many different aspects. And what are these habits, you may ask. Well, they are emotional, intellectual and physical habits that lead to the optimal development of the adult. The benefits of these healthy habits are long-term for your kids,

Parental Alienation: Signs, Causes and Consequencies

By |2019-11-26T00:03:13+03:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Parental alienation describes a process through which a child becomes estranged from a parent as the result of the psychological manipulation of another parent. The child's estrangement may manifest itself as fear, disrespect or hostility toward the parent, and may extend to additional relatives or parties. The child's estrangement is disproportionate to any acts or conduct attributable to the alienated parent. Parental alienation can occur in any family unit but is believed to occur most often within the context of family separation, particularly when legal

How to Raise a Strong-Willed Child with These Science-Backed Parenting Tips

By |2019-11-01T17:12:13+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Is your child strong-willed? Good. If they're not, you'll be interested to see why this is a good thing. Your child is an extension of yourself and you want them to thrive in every way possible. Raising a strong-willed child takes attention and detail, but it is possible. When raising kids you want them to embrace the good traits that you have and probably ignore some of those bad ones - not that we have any... One goal when raising children is to help them

6 Cues of Baby Body Language and How to Understand Them

By |2019-10-19T14:23:37+03:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , |

If you’re a new mom, understanding your baby won’t be so easy. Your best bet is to learn baby body language to decode your youngster. I remember being a new mom, and boy did I panic on many occasions. I had no idea half the time what my baby wanted or needed. The only reason I could decode a small bit of baby body language is that I read a few books while pregnant. Unfortunately, those books old books didn’t tell me everything and my