Posts tagged Parenting
A Step-by-Step Guide to Treating Teen Depression

Teenage depression can be devastating for both the teen and their surrounding family. The teenage years can be a tumultuous time for every family, as teens test the boundaries of adulthood, but this time can be even more difficult for depressed teens surrounded by a society that’s indifferent or even hostile toward mental health. Many parents may feel overwhelmed by either the cost or logistics of seeking help for their loved one. But breaking down the process into smaller steps can help you find the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Parenting Fears And How To Get Over Them

No matter what else is happening in life, a parent will always have fears and concerns about their children. A parent who is too scared of something happening to them or their child won’t ever fully be able to enjoy parenthood, and their child won’t ever fully be able to be themselves and test those all-important boundaries. Therefore, getting over these fears (yet still being aware of them for protection) is vital. Here are some ideas.

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Healthy Ways To Relieve Stress As A Parent

Everyone experiences stress at different levels, but how it’s managed is what counts. Stress is an inevitable part of life, so it helps when you find a way to deal with it. When you’re a parent especially, you can feel as though you’re being pulled in every direction. The good news is that there are everyday things that you can do to manage stress. . Here are healthy ways that you can relieve stress as a parent.

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The Clean Shave: Care For Your Electric Razor With These 8 Tips

If you've got a close-shaving electric razor, you need to take good care of it. Especially when using razors that give a close and neat shave, you need to make sure the blades are always in good working order, as well as the rest of the unit. Thankfully, if you're worried about how to look after your electric razor, you're in the right place. So, what should you do if you're looking to take care of your razor? Let's have a look at some tips..

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Fostering Is More Than A 9-5 job

There is a constant rise in the demand of foster parents who are willing to care for children whose parents are not able to care for them. The entire process of fostering does not require any educational or professional qualification but it can be a rewarding experience.Here is everything you need to know about fostering before you take a leap.

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Dads Can Lead by Example

We have all heard from someone in authority over us at some point in our lives to do as they say and not as they do. That is awful advice, though, and something I hope no father tells their children. Your children will follow your example. When children look back on their lives on the lessons they learned from their fathers, they tend to recall more vividly the experiences they had rather than the words that were said.


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7 Tips For Being The Best Parent You Can Be

Parenting is difficult, messy, time consuming and exhausting, which is why no parent is ever going to be one hundred percent perfect (though it is understandable that you would want to work towards that goal). Therefore, instead of aiming for perfection, the only thing you can realistically do is always to aim at being the best parent you can be, so here are some tips to help you to continue doing just that.

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5 Sacrifices That Mothers Made to Deserve a Special Mother’s Day

As a child, you should understand that the process of raising a child is not an easy task, especially for a mother. The whole process of bringing up a child can be challenging and demanding, so it is essential to appreciate mothers in the best ways possible. Coming to think of the many sacrifices that they have done for you since childhood, they should be appreciated with unique mothers day gifts every day and not just on mother’s day, though it’s a good start. Below are some of the sacrifices made by mothers which demand appreciation

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5 Things Parents Wish They Knew Before Having Kids

A baby doesn’t come with an instruction manual to prepare you for the right kind of parenting. No ancient philosophy or parenting techniques can work a hundred percent for your child. Every child is different and full of surprises. So it all depends on what is best for them and best for you as well. No matter how tough raising a child gets, you will figure it out through trial and error.

Here are 5 things that parents usually wish they knew before having kids:

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Teenager's First Car: How To Keep Calm

When your kids grow into teenagers, you know it’s only a matter of time before they start thinking about getting a driver’s license. Soon after this, you’ll be picking out their very first car. Naturally, they’d like to be cruising around in a head-turner, yet safety happens to be on the top of your list - so how do you choose one that makes everyone happy, without breaking the bank?

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Why It’s Important To Teach Your Child About Being Green

As a human race, we haven’t exactly been the best guests on planet earth from time to time. As climate change and global pollution levels increase, it’s our responsibility as residents of the earth to slow and eventually reverse the effects of our destructive behaviour. To do this, we begin at home. 

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6 Rules For Fathers Of Ladies And Gentlemen

Every parent wants to raise a real lady or gentleman. Fortunately, this desire is supported by nature as children learn and develop by copying what you do and like to do everything like “daddy does”. Such copying makes them feel that they are being “big”. So you are a role model...

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Education For The Generations: How Technology Improves Education

If you are reading this on your computer screen or your mobile device it must be obvious that technology has already come this far to convert written work into information on portable devices and computers, where you can access online, anywhere, anytime.

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Encouraging Your Children Away From Phones & TV

We all spend a little too long looking at screens. It’s inevitable, in a sense. So much of life is now found online. It is often the grumble of the older generation that people are now constantly looking at their phones, but there’s a good reason for that. Our entire lives can be on our phone...

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5 Healthy Habits You Should Teach Your Kids Now

Though teaching your children healthy habits early in life is always better than trying to convince them to work toward breaking bad habits later, it’s never too late to encourage your kids to live healthier lifestyles! Establishing a routine for your kids can seem difficult at first, but once they’re used to...

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Top 5 Surveillance Apps To Help You Keep An Eye On Your Kids

Studies show that over the last few decades every generation of kids is becoming harder to control by their parents. There are a lot of reasons why children are becoming more and more unruly, the biggest being the easy and widespread access to technology and the internet...

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Gaming And Kids: Guide For Parenting In The Digital Age

The biggest selling video games tend to be over the top in all regards. The graphics are breathtaking, the gaming worlds are enormous, and the gameplay is memorable. However, elements that many parents would find undesirable also tend to...

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What Are The Warning Signs Of Mental Illness In Children?

Children’s Mental Illness Awareness Week has brought the warning signs of mental illness to the forefront of conversation. People often make the mistake of confusing behavioural problems with mental illnesses, which means that so many children are left undiagnosed...

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First Time Dad 101: Preparing For Fatherhood

Being a daddy-to-be is one of the most beautiful times in any man’s life. Everyone’s experience with becoming a parent is unique and should be cherished every moment. When it comes to preparing for fatherhood, there really is no magic formula that fits all. What you can do though...

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Walking The Line As A Step-Dad

There is no doubt that being a step-father means you are slotting into a difficult role. The child in question is not your child - but after a time, they begin to feel like they are. You love them, care for them, consider their life choices and make decisions with them. They turn to you for advice and...

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