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

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…

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How and Why to Use Positive Reinforcement with Your Children

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…

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

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…

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7 Mother-Daughter Relationship Mistakes That May Cost Your Daughter Happiness

A healthy mother-daughter relationship is about balance and being fair, but there are costly mistakes that can damage this union. The mother-daughter relationship may seem like a perfect union straight from the Lifetime Movie Network. In some cases, this is true, but it’s rare. In most situations, there are certain levels of toxicity. Thank goodness it’s usually in small doses and it’s only…

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Man Gives a Unique Christmas Gift to His 9-Year-Old Daughter – Here Is His Letter

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…

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10 Signs the Person You Are Dating Is Not Ready for a Relationship

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…

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8 Pieces of Parenting Advice Backed by Recent Psychological Studies

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…

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10 Things Helicopter Parents Do to Their Children (Even Adult Children)

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…

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This Short Film Will Remind You What It Really Takes to Live a Good Life

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 a good education for a child, good housing, financial…

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Were You Raised by Toxic Parents or Are You One? 6 Signs

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…

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