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.

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

By |2020-02-21T20:13:34+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 Physical & Mental Development

By |2020-02-22T17:25:26+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 Long-Term Effects

By |2020-02-22T17:26:05+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 Parenting Tips

By |2020-03-25T18:23:24+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 |2020-02-21T21:49:53+03:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting|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

Do You Have Overbearing Parents? 7 Signs & How to Handle Them

By |2020-02-23T13:52:49+03:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

You're scared silly when it comes to having Sunday Dinner with your overbearing parents, and dread the off-the-cuff, critical remarks they make. You're not alone. You shouldn't fear your parents since you're an adult. But it's hard to deal with their tight control, even after decades. If you're uncomfortable with how yours relate to you, you'll find this article useful. Why Are Some Parents Overbearing? All of us are familiar with helicopter parents who micromanage their children, even after they've grown. But what makes them

Growing up in a Narcissistic Family Comes with These Effects

By |2020-02-23T13:06:16+03:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

You’re not alone if you grew up in a narcissistic family. In fact, many families like this think they’re normal. I really hate the subject of dysfunctional families because it makes me think of all the damage passed down to the children. I lived in a dysfunctional family, maybe not the worst, and maybe not a narcissistic family, but it wasn’t normal, I can tell you that. At times, I do believe my father had narcissistic tendencies, but he’s been gone for so long, and

Why a Good Relationship with Parents Is Really Important

By |2020-02-23T13:35:50+03:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Children don’t want their parents to cross their boundaries, but few of them realize that a good relationship with their parents is crucial. We may not like our parents to have a say in everything we do, but we must form solid relationships with them. We explain why it’s necessary and how to go about doing it. Why a good relationship with your parents is more important than you think 1. Foundation for Adult Relationships Relationships with one's parents are the first and often deepest