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.

Teens and Peer Pressure: How to Protect Your Child from Bad Influences

As a parent, how can you know when peer pressure has adverse effects on your teen? And most importantly, how to protect them from it? Parenting can be a daunting task with trying to juggle everything in life plus raise children to be good people. Peer pressure and its effects can play an important role in your teen’s present as well as future…

Continue ReadingTeens and Peer Pressure: How to Protect Your Child from Bad Influences

8 Things Single Parents Struggle with in Life More Than Anyone Else

Single parents go through so much in life. In fact, they suffer more than anyone else when it comes to some things. This post is an incredibly hard one to write for me, as I have struggled during married and being single. Although there were many issues during my marriage, obviously or I might still be married, there were less basic struggles. A…

Continue Reading8 Things Single Parents Struggle with in Life More Than Anyone Else

How to Keep Passionate Love Alive in a Marriage or Long-Term Relationship

Do you feel like passionate love has died in your relationship?  It’s okay, there are ways to rekindle the feelings you had before. It took a while for me to understand how passion works. Although many people assume that the feelings you have for someone will last a lifetime, what they fail to see is that feelings transform. This doesn’t mean that feelings…

Continue ReadingHow to Keep Passionate Love Alive in a Marriage or Long-Term Relationship

Why Family Meals Are Important and Three Ways to Make Them Fun

It is easy to underestimate the importance of family meals, especially when getting everyone together can be a challenge. For many parents, the phrase family meals can be intimidating. Young children rarely want to sit at the table during meal times, and busy schedules make it hard to find the time. Parents are constantly on the go, so finding the time and energy to…

Continue ReadingWhy Family Meals Are Important and Three Ways to Make Them Fun

8 Signs of a Controlling Husband and How to Deal with Him

Sometimes signs of a controlling husband are not so easy to spot. But if you ignore them, you might find yourself in an abusive and toxic relationship. When we think of domestic violence, we often have a vision of a couple where one partner is cruel, unloving, and has substance abuse problems. This could never happen to us, we might say! But this…

Continue Reading8 Signs of a Controlling Husband and How to Deal with Him

10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with It

Parental depression negatively affects both parents and children. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In 2016, it was estimated that about 16 million adults in the US reported experiencing at least one major depressive disorder in the previous year, including parental depression. That translates to about 6.7% of all…

Continue Reading10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with It

7 Common Teenage Problems and How to Help Your Kid Cope With Them

Teenagers not only act out in rebellious ways. Sometimes they actually have real teenage problems. As parents, we have to learn how to help. I have three sons, one who is an adult now, and two others who are teenagers. I have learned that they have real problems. This doesn’t mean they have attitudes, although they do, it means they have pressing issues…

Continue Reading7 Common Teenage Problems and How to Help Your Kid Cope With Them

Family Christmas Traditions from Around the World You Are Gonna Love

Family Christmas traditions are one of the best parts of the holidays, but no one’s Christmas is exactly alike. Everyone has their own family Christmas traditions, but around the world, everyone celebrates differently. At Christmas time, I think it is important to develop an understanding of each other. One way to do this is to understand how other cultures celebrate Christmas. Each country…

Continue ReadingFamily Christmas Traditions from Around the World You Are Gonna Love

6 Smart Parenting Hacks to Help You Raise Intelligent and Kind Children

Everyone wants to raise an intelligent child, right? Well, there are a few parenting hacks which can help you do that. I will say that parenting has been an interesting experience. Looking at a few parenting hacks made me realize that while I failed at some of these, I did manage to excel in just as many or more. As I look at…

Continue Reading6 Smart Parenting Hacks to Help You Raise Intelligent and Kind Children

6 Family Therapy Techniques You Can Use to Improve Your Marriage

Is your marriage in trouble? Do you wish to improve some things to make it better? Maybe using techniques from family therapy experts can help. Being married isn’t the fairy tale we dreamed of as children. No, sorry to burst your bubble. But marriage is something much deeper than that. Although your marriage isn’t perfect, it can still be magical in a way.…

Continue Reading6 Family Therapy Techniques You Can Use to Improve Your Marriage