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.

14 Smart Parenting Tips That Will Help Your Children Thrive

By |2018-10-02T19:41:18+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Smart parenting is about finding that fine line between authoritarian and permissive parenting styles. Below are a few tips that will help your children grow into happy and balanced adults. We’re constantly exposed to parenting advice, whether it’s in books, magazines, online websites or through family and friends. At the end of the day, we know our children best, and we have to find out what works for us as parents. There is no such thing as a perfect parent and smart parenting is not

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How to Spend More Quality Time with Family (and Why It’s Important)

By |2018-09-24T20:06:06+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

Quality time with family is more important now than ever. We are constantly worried about work, focussed on technology and busy with everyday life, and quality time with family can be something we overlook.  It can be easy to forget the importance of spending one on one time with those closest to you. Spending time with family has been shown to be beneficial for both children and parents, but the truth is that there is a difference between spending time with family and spending quality

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6 Cerebral Palsy Causes and Symptoms in Babies

By |2018-09-19T15:02:51+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Cerebral palsy is a life-changing condition, and it disheartens a parent to know that his or her child has it. All parents should know about cerebral palsy causes in babies. This article discusses cerebral palsy causes in babies and their signs. It also explores coping mechanisms. What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy is a birth disorder that affects muscle tone, motor skills, and movement. A child will find it difficult to move about in a coordinated way. Brain damage usually triggers this condition. It happens

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What Is Attachment Parenting and What Are Its Positive and Negative Effects

By |2018-09-19T23:35:07+00:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Healthy attachment parenting is a must for the child’s personality development and good mental health later in life. In a very simple definition, an attachment is a relationship or affective bond that develops between two or more individuals. In this article, we are talking about the attachment parenting and the emotional bond that the child develops with his/her family. Considered the strongest attachment to an individual's life, children and parents are biologically programmed to create this emotional connection. However, the little ones can also connect

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What Is Mindful Parenting and How It Can Help Your Children Thrive?

By |2018-09-10T14:54:06+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

A holistically developed child is one who has the constant attention of his or her parents. Therefore, mindful parenting is essential. It involves cultivating openness, wisdom, and attentiveness. Your child won't be well-rounded unless you practice it well. We explain mindful parenting, and how practicing it will help your young one thrive. What is Mindful Parenting? All parents wish for their children to be healthy, happy, and succeed in life. Achieving these goals, however, is a humongous task. You may wonder how to help your

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What is Uninvolved Parenting And How it Affects Children Later in Life

By |2018-07-26T19:26:20+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Were your parents emotionally disconnected from you when you were a child? You probably experienced, or are suffering the effects of uninvolved parenting. Like the other parenting styles, uninvolved parenting can have consequences for children that last into adulthood. We discuss what it is, its causes and how it affects children. Uninvolved Parenting: A Case In Point Sabrina (not her real name) recalls her childhood with uninvolved parents. They were not there for her most of the time and never showed interest in her even

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3 Things a Co-dependent Parent Does and How It Affects Children

By |2018-07-19T05:43:08+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A co-dependent parent is usually an individual who did not get their emotional or physical needs met during childhood. This has led them to impose their needs onto their own children. Co-dependency is a psychological concept that refers to anyone who feels extremely dependent on their loved ones. This dependency makes a co-dependent parent feel completely responsible for their loved one's happiness and well-being. Ten signs that show you are a co-dependent parent include: 1. An over-exaggerated feeling of responsibility for their loved ones. 2.

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

By |2018-06-13T21:18:36+00:00June 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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