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.

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

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

By |2020-02-23T16:27:47+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

6 Child Development Theories and What All Parents Can Learn

By |2020-02-23T16:30:56+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

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

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