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.

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

By |2020-02-09T23:18:00+03:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 change into something worse or better. Like passionate emotions are changing into endearing love, feelings just mature. However, with the right mindset,

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

By |2019-01-08T21:05:46+03:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

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 wrestle everyone together feels like an impossible task. Yet, family meals are incredibly important. It can sometimes be the only time a

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

By |2020-03-20T23:03:15+03:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

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 couldn't be farther from the truth. Domestic violence can sneak up on any relationship, including a possessive relationship. For this reason, it

10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with It

By |2020-03-22T01:07:56+03:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 U.S. adults. More concerning, though, is the fact that at least 15 million children in the United States alone (one in five)

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

By |2020-02-09T23:57:30+03:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

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 just like the rest of us. The truth is, we’ve been looking at teenage problems from the wrong perspective. Common issues haunting

Family Christmas Traditions from Around the World You Are Gonna Love

By |2018-12-24T15:34:43+03:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Inspirational, Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , |

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 has its own unique way of celebrating. They might even inspire you to start some new traditions with your family.  Below are

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

By |2020-02-10T22:25:24+03:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Life Hacks|Tags: , , , , |

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 my children and listen to them talk, I am pleased. If you are a new parent, it would be wise to learn

6 Family Therapy Techniques You Can Use to Improve Your Marriage

By |2020-02-10T22:51:07+03:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

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. With family therapy, if your relationship is less than desirable, you can make it better. You can actually have a happy marriage.