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 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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10 Things Helicopter Parents Do to Their Children (Even Adult Children)

Helicopter parents are those moms or dads who take excessive interest in the lives of their children and an overprotective take on their safety. It basically describes a parent who has a tendency to hover over their child… well, like a helicopter at any given moment. Whether it’s to do with school work or experiences, the helicopter parents are the parents who are…

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6 Ways That Unloved Daughters Struggle In Life

An unloved daughter will have a harder life than most, no matter how rich or privileged she is in other ways. When a child does not receive proper affection from her family, she will not develop the social skills necessary to form healthy relationships. Even if unloved daughters find love later in life, they will always be affected negatively by their loveless parents.…

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Were You Raised by Toxic Parents or Are You One? 6 Signs

It’s a whole other ball game to be raised by toxic parents. These are the people who help mold you into the person you are. I’m not sure if I had toxic parents, but I know one of them had similar traits. It was my father. I loved my father just like all little girls loved and adored their daddy. But my father…

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How a Family Road Trip Can Make Your Next Vacation the Best Ever

A family road trip is becoming a favorite vacation all over the world because of the unique chance it offers to build stronger family relationships. During summer when children are on holiday, a road trip can serve as a great opportunity to help kids explore the wonders of nature, and travel to new places, as the whole family gets more united. Here are…

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Gender Disappointment: a Condition That Affects Modern Women

Did you experience gender disappointment when your gynecologist told you that a girl, and not a boy, was on the way? Feeling upset that you're having a baby of the wrong gender isn't unusual. Gender disappointment is part and parcel of having a new baby. That said, like some women, you may take the news harder than others. A little sadness can become…

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Signs That You Were Raised by Emotionally Immature Parents

You tear your hair out when you think of your folks. Your emotionally immature parents lack empathy for you or others. You need to cope with them but will first have to understand what emotional immaturity is. So, what are its signs and how do you deal with them? What is emotional immaturity? Below is a short explanation of this behavior. Note that…

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4 Reasons Why Starting a Family Can Be a Real Struggle for an Intelligent Woman

It seems that today's women struggle with starting a family more than ever. With this said, intelligent women, struggle twice as much. Intelligence comes in many forms and can be used in different ways. Some intelligent people devote their lives to the pursuit of knowledge through research while others spend their life working for the greater good by teaching or helping those in…

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