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
Research shows that three-quarters of British children get outdoors more rarely than prisoners, as a result of "the digital age". Contemporary digital technology and parental fear are the main reasons which lead children to have an isolated lifestyle. Since children today spend little time outdoors, their health is pretty impaired. Often, they lose their sense of environment. Scientists explain that the active playing is very important for the health and development of children. However, the parents today have a fear of open spaces for children,
Despite the obvious signs, some people continue to stay in toxic relationships. As a general rule, most of us know when a relationship is over. A couple plagued by constant fights and depression cannot possibly be in Happy Land. Yet, many people don't do anything about it and it is because leaving dysfunctional relationships can be difficult. This fact may leave you raising your eyebrows, but it warrants understanding. There are a few reasons for the phenomenon. What Are the Signs of Dysfunctional Relationships? Most people
Ask yourself what you have done in the past or perhaps you are planning to do to help cancer patients or anyone who really is in need of a donation. Well, here is an inspiring story of an 8-year-old boy by the name Thomas Moore from Maryland who grew his hair for two years to donate his hair to cancer patients! It all started the day Thomas saw his mother watching a video of a girl who survived cancer but had lost all her hair
These random acts of kindness will leave you speechless and make you wonder whether we are doing all we can to create a better world for our children. An 18th-century German philosopher said that we are living in the best of all possible worlds. While it is true that things can be much worse than they currently are, it is far from true that there is no room for improvement in the world we are living in today. It seems as if we have forgotten
Vaccines have been a hot topic over the last few years. While there are inoculations that save lives and prevent long-term harm such as polio, many are unnecessary and potentially dangerous. There are many viewpoints when it comes to vaccinating children! One is that you should never vaccinate your children because they cause medical problems. Another one is that vaccines are beneficial and should be given with caution, this is what I have come to believe. Then there are those who feel that all children
Whether you love dogs, hate them, or if you are not sure about them, you have to read this story about the friendship between a little girl and a pit bull. There's no better story to reaffirm the power of the bond between a dog and a person. A couple met and got married, and when they combined the family into one house they also combined their dogs. Her dog was a pit bull/Labrador cross named Zack. Initially, Zack hated his new Dad, and so
Kids lately never spend time in nature. We all know what the tech evolution has done to our children in terms of physical activity. Long gone are the days when children took their play out of the house, given that these days it is common to find many watching TV and playing video games in laptops, gaming machines among others. Now, while tech advancements are very much welcome, it's about time we go back to the drawing board in a bid to encourage outdoor activities among kids.