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.

Child Neglect: What Are Its Types, Causes and Long-Lasting Effects?

By |2019-09-06T20:31:23+03:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Child neglect is a form of child abuse and is a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs. This includes the failure to provide adequate health care, supervision, clothing, nutrition, housing as well as their physical, emotional, social, educational and safety needs. Society generally believes there are necessary behaviors a caregiver must provide in order for a child to develop physically, socially, and emotionally. Causes of neglect may result from several parenting problems including mental disorders, substance abuse, domestic violence, unemployment, unplanned pregnancy, and poverty. Child neglect depends on how a child and

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6 Child Development Theories and What They Reveal

By |2019-09-06T20:01:10+03:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

There were many theories aimed to describe and explain child development, but let's first focus on its definition. Child development entails the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the conclusion of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy. It is a continuous process with a predictable sequence, yet having a unique course for every child. It does not progress at the same rate and each stage is affected by the preceding developmental experiences. Because these developmental

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Shocking School Bullying Statistics That Will Make You Think

By |2019-09-02T14:20:36+03:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , |

School bullying is a type of bullying that occurs in any educational setting. The statistics below demonstrate how severe and widespread the problem of school bullying is in our society. For an act to be considered bullying, it must meet certain criteria. This includes hostile intent, imbalance of power, repetition, distress, and provocation. Bullying can have a wide spectrum of effects on a student including anger, depression, stress, and suicide. Additionally, the bully can develop different social disorders or have a higher chance of engaging in criminal

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8 Important Newborn Baby Tips All New Parents Must Know

By |2019-08-31T23:50:24+03:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , |

During pregnancy, new parents might not realize the seriousness of the task ahead, until they finally have the baby in their arms. It is then that it dawns that you are responsible for another person's entire life. Expectations are always different from reality, and there is no way one can prepare enough. Fortunately, there are some tips you can follow to make sure you take the best care of your newborn baby. Life with a newborn can be overwhelming for any parent. There will be

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How To Deal With Your Angry Teenager And Help Them Cope With Emotions

By |2019-08-18T12:54:45+03:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"The children now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect to their elders..." Does this sound like something you've said recently about an angry teenager or a quote from a parenting blog? It's actually the words of Socrates spoken nearly 2500 years ago. He's speaking about youth and we can see that issues surrounding them have never changed. He talks about how youth are now tyrants and don't serve their households. Socrates also mentions more about the lack of respect

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9 Early Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Teens and Young Adults

By |2019-07-26T22:23:23+03:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Mental illness presents many signs. For teens and adults, the signs of bipolar disorder can sometimes be hard to detect. I was 18 years old when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. At that time, Before my diagnosis, I assumed my actions were just part of my characteristics. Those characteristics were probably the reason for many of the disastrous incidents from my earlier teenage years – things like running away, fighting with my parents, and having problems in school. My signs of bipolar disorder were

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Is Your Child Bullying Others in School? 6 Signs and What to Do

By |2019-07-23T22:49:23+03:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Parents find it hard to believe that their typically angelic children would torment their friends in school. Their angels, much to their dismay, are monsters who indulge in child bullying. With the internet being so pervasive, bullying has taken new forms. Bullies not only harm their victims physically but also emotionally. 6 Signs That Your Child Is Bullying Others How do you know that your child is bullying others? It's difficult for parents to admit that their children intimidate others at school. Watch your child

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5 Self-Esteem Activities for Kids You Should Practice in Your Family

By |2019-08-12T00:52:55+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Personal Growth, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You want healthy and well-adjusted kids, but how do you build up their self-esteem to accomplish this? Self-esteem is just like building any other skill, it requires practice, consistency, and patience. When it comes to kids, the whole family needs to be involved and to understand that it will be a work in progress. With several self-esteem activities available, the family needs to take a proactive approach and use them, to help kids grow and develop. Self-esteem development needs to be looked at similar to

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