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

By |2018-09-24T20:06:06+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

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 for both children and parents, but the truth is that there is a difference between spending time with family and spending quality

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

By |2018-09-19T23:35:07+00:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

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 to an individual's life, children and parents are biologically programmed to create this emotional connection. However, the little ones can also connect

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What Is Mindful Parenting and How It Can Help Your Children Thrive?

By |2018-09-10T14:54:06+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

A holistically developed child is one who has the constant attention of his or her parents. Therefore, mindful parenting is essential. It involves cultivating openness, wisdom, and attentiveness. Your child won't be well-rounded unless you practice it well. We explain mindful parenting, and how practicing it will help your young one thrive. What is Mindful Parenting? All parents wish for their children to be healthy, happy, and succeed in life. Achieving these goals, however, is a humongous task. You may wonder how to help your

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

By |2018-07-19T05:43:08+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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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