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.

What Is Free-Range Parenting and What Are Its Pros and Cons?

By |2020-06-20T20:09:05+03:00June 20th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting|Tags: , |

The adage goes "catch a man a fish, and you feed him for a meal. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime." It encapsulates the concept of free-range parenting. All parents worry about what happens to their kids when they aren't around. There's a need to help them function independently, and parenting in a free-range manner helps to close this gap. Still, it has its drawbacks. Today, we will talk about this concept and its advantages and disadvantages. What Is

10 Signs of Mom Burnout and How to Cope with It in Quarantine

By |2020-05-12T20:35:28+03:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

With COVID-19 leading to prolonged school closure in many countries, many hassled moms are wondering how to keep their little ones occupied. The stress is heavy; mom burnout happens even when everyone's hale and hearty. So, how is an overwrought mom, flooded by the responsibilities of caregiving, supposed to cope?  The situation's worse if you've received a Stay At Home order. We have some ideas that may help. What Is Mom Burnout? Burnout, according to experts like Mary C Kimmel, M.D., co-director of the Perinatal

Why Do Children Lie? The Science of Deceptive Behavior

By |2020-05-10T16:54:11+03:00May 10th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Child lying refers to children displaying varying degrees of deceptive behavior in a social situation. Why do children lie? Children have been observed lying as early as age 2 and their deceptive skills increase sharply as they mature into adolescence. Those who have advanced cognitive skills for their age have an increased tendency to begin lying at earlier ages. Children may lie for various reasons including, but not limited to: escaping punishment for not obeying a task (such as eating a cookie when told not to),

The Emotionally Unavailable Mother and Her 4 Controversial Traits

By |2020-05-15T23:04:30+03:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Your mother is the most important person in the world. She is the first to show you what love is. Your relationship with her defines many aspects of your personality and the way you handle your own relationships as an adult. But what if you were raised by an emotionally unavailable mother? My mother may seem cold and distant at first, but on the inside, she is a caring, kind, and sensitive person. But even despite so, her inability to show her affection and handle

How to Homeschool Your Child in Times of Quarantine

By |2020-03-31T13:28:01+03:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

COVID-19 has the world in its virulent grip, in more ways than one. Besides causing businesses to grind to a halt, it may have caused you to wonder how to homeschool your child.  Schooling a child is a mammoth task, more so homeschooling them. COVID 19 has made it somewhat of a necessity, however, and more parents are wondering how to homeschool their children in times like these. We have some answers.  Advantages of Homeschooling For those of us who are skeptical about homeschooling their

11 Fun Things to Do with Kids at Home to Prevent Boredom

By |2020-03-21T19:48:10+03:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Bored children are a handful for hassled parents. With the recent coronavirus outbreak that has stalled school and other activities, parents need a constant source of fun things to do with kids at home. So, what are some fun things that you can do with your kids when circumstances force you to stay at home? You will like our suggestions for kid-friendly entertainment. 12 Fun Things to Do with Kids at Home to Keep Them Occupied 1. Have a spa day Females aren't the only

11 Signs of Overly-Critical Parents and How to Handle Them

By |2020-04-24T13:48:52+03:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Does your mom or dad keep telling you that you're raising your children the wrong way? Do your parents keep telling you to get a better job than the one you have now? If the answer to these rhetorical questions is yes, you may be dealing with critical parents. If your mom or dad never seems to have anything nice to say about you, you might need to keep reading this article. You'll find out how to keep your parents' unreasonable criticisms at bay.  The Effect

Nature-Deficit Disorder Is a Real Thing: How to Get Your Kids to Spend More Time Outdoors

By |2020-02-19T18:25:43+03:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

Are your children not getting as much sun as they should? They may have a case of nature-deficit disorder. This condition is little considered and as a result, often left untreated. This article may be the first time you’ve read about it, so allow us to explain what it is and what you can do to prevent your kids from developing it. What Is Nature-Deficit Disorder? Nature-Deficit disorder refers to the idea that people, particularly children, are spending less time outdoors, resulting in a host