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3 Things a Co-dependent Parent Does and How It Affects Children

By | 2018-07-19T05:43:08+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A co-dependent parent is usually an individual who did not get their emotional or physical needs met during childhood. This has led them to impose their needs onto their own children. Co-dependency is a psychological concept that refers to anyone who feels extremely dependent on their loved ones. This dependency makes a co-dependent parent feel completely responsible for their loved one's happiness and well-being. Ten signs that show you are a co-dependent parent include: 1. An over-exaggerated feeling of responsibility for their loved ones. 2.

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What Causes Anger Issues in Children and How to Recognize & Deal with Them

By | 2018-06-13T21:18:36+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is a normal emotion in both children and adults, but anger issues in children may indicate a bigger underlying problem. Every child will have the occasional temper tantrum or outburst. Some children may even lash out in frustration. Whilst it can be hard to manage these situations, it is worth remembering that most children are angry because they haven’t developed the necessary language or analysis skills to express what is upsetting them. These skills will develop over time and as a result, tantrums should

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3 Pieces of Divorce Advice Most People Tend to Ignore

By | 2018-05-31T20:01:32+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Separating is never what couples envision when they are exchanging their marriage vows. Yet, with marriages failing as often as they succeed, divorce advice becomes necessary for some couples. It is not easy to end a marriage, that is why divorce advice is essential for those who wish to move on with their lives and pursue a legal separation. Once you have begun the process there are avenues in which you should focus on: your finances, emotional state, and family dynamic. With proper communication, a

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What Is Authoritative Parenting and How It Affects Children?

By | 2018-03-06T07:24:43+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Authoritative parenting is about moderation. In the following article, we will tackle the subject of this parenting method. When it comes to parenting, everyone has their own technique and opinion about which is best for their children. Authoritative parenting could be described as a mixture of the best elements of the two most extreme styles. While some may claim that one parenting method is better than the other, when you put them under scrutiny - do they really hold up well? Take, for example, permissive

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Anxiety in Children: What Causes it and How to Recognize the Early Symptoms

By | 2018-05-12T17:32:27+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Does your child seem to stress and worry about everything? Well, anxiety in children can be more common than you think, and it might be happening in your family. I never realized how anxious I was as a child until I grew older. Considering my anxiety was something I endured from as long as I can remember, I never noticed an onset of the illness. Anxiety in children can be that way. They can grow up thinking their worry and stress is normal. It sometimes

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What Is Permissive Parenting and How It Distorts Your Child’s Perception of Life

By | 2018-02-11T02:11:35+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

You may think that permissive parenting is about giving your children the freedom they deserve. Yet, it can be really damaging for your child’s personality and have lasting negative effects on their life. If you are already a parent or are going to be a parent soon, you are probably aware that there are various different parenting styles. Everyone has their own view about what is the right and wrong way to raise children. Permissive parenting is one of the most popular and controversial styles.

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How and Why to Use Positive Reinforcement with Your Children

By | 2018-01-18T23:49:06+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 feel good about themselves and encourages them to do better. It can be used for short-term solutions or long-term goals. The best

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

By | 2017-12-31T15:20:45+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

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 of their own fears and misconceptions and grow with their child together. Despite the differences in approaches, both miss a very important

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