This man’s unique Christmas gift to his 9-year-old daughter will teach you an important life lesson. Here is his full letter to his daughter. At Christmas time, it’s easy to get swept away in the hustle and bustle of shopping for presents and the confusion of trying to figure out what to get everyone. Yet, when we are trying to shop for our children, the choice of toys, games, and technology can make anyone’s head swim. We want to make Christmas as special as we
There are a few warning signs that you should look out for to spot someone who isn’t ready for a relationship so you can invest your time in someone who is. The first phases of dating are always exciting, getting dressed up and getting to know each other is always good fun. Yet, as time goes on, you can begin to wonder whether the person you are dating is truly ready for a relationship. Here are some signs to help you find out: 1. They’re
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 most important job, raising children? Keeping up with the latest psychological studies that offer science-backed parenting advice is one way of staying
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 always there, and sometimes are there a little too much. That’s not to say that a helicopter parent is a bad parent,
We all want to live a good life, especially when it comes to raising children and a family. The goal to live a good life is guided by certain principles that are personal and vary from one person to the other. There are also those that are the standard, for example, the quest for good education for a child, good housing, financial security just to name but a few. Talking of life, there is a very interesting short film by the name of ‘Alike’
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 was different than some of the other kid’s fathers. He always seemed to draw attention to himself and also to my shortcomings.
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 some of the main reasons why you should consider a family road trip for your next vacation. 1. Freedom and Flexibility When
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 not all parents will act this way. Also, there are other examples of it. As mentioned above, such parents find it hard