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.

Teens and Peer Pressure: How to Protect Your Children from Negative Influences

By |2019-02-13T10:20:01+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

As a parent, how can you know when peer pressure has adverse effects on your teen? And most importantly, how to protect them from it? Parenting can be a daunting task with trying to juggle everything in life plus raise children to be good people. Peer pressure and its effects can play an important role in your teen’s present as well as future life. For some of you, the teenage years of your children may just be a small stretch away. And boy has the

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8 Things Single Parents Struggle with in Life More Than Anyone Else

By |2019-01-31T02:16:49+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Single parents go through so much in life. In fact, they suffer more than anyone else when it comes to some things. This post is an incredibly hard one to write for me, as I have struggled during married and being single. Although there were many issues during my marriage, obviously or I might still be married, there were less basic struggles. Single parents go through a whole other level of struggle and stress. Unique struggles of single parents Unlike others, single parents have problems

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How to Keep Passionate Love Alive in a Marriage or Long-Term Relationship

By |2019-01-10T20:15:11+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you feel like passionate love has died in your relationship?  It’s okay, there are ways to rekindle the feelings you had before. It took a while for me to understand how passionate love works. Although many people assume that the feelings you have for someone will last a lifetime, what they fail to see is that feelings transform. This doesn’ t mean that feelings change into something worse or better. Like passionate love changing into endearing love, feelings just mature. However, with the right

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Why Family Meals Are Important and Three Ways to Make Them Fun

By |2019-01-08T21:05:46+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

It is easy to underestimate the importance of family meals, especially when getting everyone together can be a challenge. For many parents, the phrase family meals can be intimidating. Young children rarely want to sit at the table during meal times, and busy schedules make it hard to find the time. Parents are constantly on the go, so finding the time and energy to wrestle everyone together feels like an impossible task. Yet, family meals are incredibly important. It can sometimes be the only time a

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8 Signs of a Controlling Husband and How to Deal with Him

By |2019-01-07T18:16:49+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes signs of a controlling husband are not so easy to spot. But if you ignore them, you might find yourself in an abusive and toxic relationship. When we think of domestic violence, we often have a vision of a couple where one partner is cruel, unloving, and has substance abuse problems. This could never happen to us, we might say! But this couldn't be farther from the truth. Domestic violence can sneak up on any relationship, including a possessive relationship. For this reason, it

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10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with it

By |2018-12-31T12:45:18+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Parental depression negatively affects both parents and children. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In 2016, it was estimated that about 16 million adults in the US reported experiencing at least one major depressive disorder in the previous year, including parental depression. That translates to about 6.7% of all U.S. adults. More concerning, though, is the fact that at least 15 million children in the United States alone (one in five)

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7 Common Teenage Problems and How to Help Your Kid Cope With Them

By |2018-12-28T10:04:31+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Teenagers not only act out in rebellious ways. Sometimes they actually have real teenage problems. As parents, we have to learn how to help. I have three sons, one which is an adult now, and two others who are teenagers. I have learned that they have real teenage problems. This doesn’t mean they have attitudes, although they do, it means they have pressing issues just like the rest of us. The truth is, we’ve been looking at teenage problems from the wrong perspective. Common issues

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7 Unusual Christmas Dinner Ideas You And Your Family Are Gonna Love

By |2018-12-25T14:21:02+00:00December 25th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

The festive season is joyful, yet extremely stressful. Coming up with Christmas dinner ideas can take the fun out of the holiday. We’re here to help you think out of the box for this year's Christmas dinner. This list of Christmas dinner ideas goes beyond the usual roast beef and turkey. Also, read on if you’re looking for novel ways to entertain your loved ones. 7 Unusual Christmas Dinner Ideas from Around The World Christmas dinner doesn't have to mean tried and tested turkey or

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