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 and Why to Use Positive Reinforcement with Your Children

You often hear the term positive reinforcement when talking about dog training, but this simple method is surprisingly effective with children. Positive reinforcement is the method whereby we ignore bad behavior and praise good behavior. Children can learn all kinds of life lessons through positive reinforcement including social skills and good manners. It can also be beneficial in education. Positive reinforcement makes children…

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Profound Marriage Advice Revealed by a Divorced Man

You may be thinking, what marriage advice could a divorcee give? But read on, you will be pleasantly surprised with what this divorced man has to say about maintaining a successful marriage. Here are sixteen pieces of marriage advice that if you are married, will help your marriage last the tests of time. If you aren’t married, it will give you some insight…

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5 Child-Rearing Mistakes That May Cost Your Kid’s Happiness

Child-rearing is a hard work to do, and like any other work, it requires a lot of efforts and self-control to be done well. All parents want the most important project of their life—child rearing—to be successful, and they do their best. However, parenting styles differ. While some parents prefer not to be involved in the child’s life at all, others become hostages…

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7 Mother-Daughter Relationship Mistakes That May Cost Your Daughter Happiness

A healthy mother-daughter relationship is about balance and being fair, but there are costly mistakes that can damage this union. The mother-daughter relationship may seem like a perfect union straight from the Lifetime Movie Network. In some cases, this is true, but it’s rare. In most situations, there are certain levels of toxicity. Thank goodness it’s usually in small doses and it’s only…

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Man Gives a Unique Christmas Gift to His 9-Year-Old Daughter – Here Is His Letter

This man’s unique Christmas gift to his 9-year-old daughter will teach you an important life lesson. Here is his full letter to his daughter. At Christmas time, it’s easy to get swept away in the hustle and bustle of shopping for presents and the confusion of trying to figure out what to get everyone. Yet, when we are trying to shop for our…

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3 Types of Attachment Issues and How They Could Be Ruining Your Love Life

If you have problems with your love life that seem to occur time and time again, you might have attachment issues that arise from your childhood. To find out if you have attachment issues, first of all, you need to explore your childhood and your relationships with your parents. No, we are not going into deep psychotherapy with you, but how you grew…

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6 Times When Breaking Up With Someone You Love Makes Sense

Breaking up with someone you love seems ludicrous, right? Well, in certain circumstances, breaking up is the only solution. I hate this topic, and why? Because I was in a relationship for over 20 years, with three children and so many investments. I thought my relationship was the one that would last forever, and thus, I tried to never to give up. After…

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6 Signs You Were Raised by a Controlling Mother (And How to Deal with Her)

It’s possible that strict disciplinary actions your parents used were not normal. Maybe you had a controlling mother? This is how you know. If you were raised like I was, you weren’t allowed to do much on your own. Going on dates, even after the age of 16, was just not something I got to do, unlike most of the other kids. In…

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How to Teach Your Children to Practice Good Oral Hygiene

Trying to encourage a young child to brush their teeth can be a nightmare. How to teach your kids to practice good oral hygiene? While children are very active and like to try new things, they do not have much interest in brushing their teeth. As a parent, it is your responsibility to do whatever is necessary to encourage your children to practice…

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8 Pieces of Parenting Advice Backed by Recent Psychological Studies

Whether you are a new parent or one with many children, it seems that parenting advice through the years changes drastically. Whereas decades ago it was considered to be acceptable to let babies cry themselves to sleep, nowadays leave your child crying and you’ll face the wrath of both parents and non-parents. So how can you make sense of the world’s trickiest and…

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