As a parent, how can you know when peer pressure has adverse effects on your teen? And most importantly, how to protect them from it? Parenting can be a daunting task with trying to juggle everything in life plus raise children to be good people. Peer pressure and its effects can play an important role in your teen’s present as well as future life. For some of you, the teenage years of your children may just be a small stretch away. And boy has the
Single parents go through so much in life. In fact, they suffer more than anyone else when it comes to some things. This post is an incredibly hard one to write for me, as I have struggled during married and being single. Although there were many issues during my marriage, obviously or I might still be married, there were less basic struggles. Single parents go through a whole other level of struggle and stress. Unique struggles of single parents Unlike others, single parents have problems
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 parenting. We will consider the defining behaviors and attitudes associated with this style, and consider its long-term effects on a child. The
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 find out what works for us as parents. There is no such thing as a perfect parent and smart parenting is not
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
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
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
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.