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.

15 Fun Winter Activities to Do with Your Family to Enjoy the Cold Season

Don’t stay in all winter long. Get out and have some fun! During the winter season, you can enjoy many cool activities with your family. Most people associate the cold season with Christmas and New Year, full of caroling and spending time with friends. Yes, those are both wonderful times of the year to celebrate and remember. However, there are many fun activities…

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4 Ways Unconditional Parenting Differs from a Conditional One (and How to Practice It)

Think you’re parenting the right way. Well, there are two types of parenting styles: conditional and unconditional parenting. Raising children can be difficult, to say the least. However, there are so many lessons we learn while doing so. As parents, we want the best for our children, but we also want to train them to be a production and loving addition to the…

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Authoritarian Parenting: Things Authoritarian Parents Do and How It Affects Children

What is authoritarian parenting? The article defines behaviors and attitudes associated with this style and explores the long-term effects it has on a child. Everyone has their own unique approach to parenting. However, psychologists have identified a classification system that distinguishes between the most common parenting styles: neglectful, permissive, authoritative and authoritarian parenting. In this article, we are going to concentrate on authoritarian…

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6 Subtle Ways an Unhappy Marriage Affects You and Your Children

A happy marriage can improve life. On the other hand, an unhappy marriage can leave scars on both you and your children. Again, I can speak first hand on what it’s like to be an unhappy wife. I was unhappy in my marriage for 20 years. This means that all three of my children witnessed the good and the bad included in that…

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Why Parental Love Is Crucial to the Happy and Successful Future of Your Children

The undying affection of a parent never ceases to amaze. Every child needs parental love that nurtures, heals and spurs their growth. It's crucial for his or her happiness. Life Advancer explains why it's essential for a child's development. The Benefits of Showing Parental Love Showing your children that you love them truly does wonders. It aids their development in these ways. 1.…

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4 Different Parenting Styles and How They Affect Children Later in Life

Parenting styles can affect everything from how much your child weighs to how they feel about themselves. It's important to ensure our parenting styles support healthy growth and development because the way you interact with your child and how you discipline them will influence them for the rest of their life. Researchers have identified four types of parenting styles: Authoritarian: Controlling and strict, rules…

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14 Smart Parenting Tips That Will Help Your Children Thrive

Smart parenting is about finding that fine line between authoritarian and permissive parenting styles. Below are a few tips that will help your children grow into happy and balanced adults. We’re constantly exposed to parenting advice, whether it’s in books, magazines, online websites or through family and friends. At the end of the day, we know our children best, and we have to…

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How to Spend More Quality Time with Family (and Why It’s Important)

Quality time with family is more important now than ever. We are constantly worried about work, focussed on technology and busy with everyday life, and quality time with family can be something we overlook.  It can be easy to forget the importance of spending one on one time with those closest to you. Spending time with family has been shown to be beneficial…

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What Is Attachment Parenting and What Are Its Positive and Negative Effects

Healthy attachment parenting is a must for the child’s personality development and good mental health later in life. In a very simple definition, an attachment is a relationship or affective bond that develops between two or more individuals. In this article, we are talking about the attachment parenting and the emotional bond that the child develops with his/her family. Considered the strongest attachment…

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How to Get through a Divorce and Move on with Your Life

Here’s everything you needed to know about getting through a divorce and thrive. It’s much easier than you think. I am divorced, twice actually, and no, it’s no picnic, I can tell you that. In fact, going through a separation with your spouse will knock the wind out of you. It will force you to accept change whether you like it or not.…

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