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,The endless stream of chores and responsibilities often makes people feel overwhelmed. It can be incredibly challenging to find a balance between everything that needs to be done for a career and all the attention that our families deserve. However, no matter how busy your life is– there are a few ways you can limit the stress that comes with a demanding schedule and find the desired balance. 1. Make Mornings Your Friend At first waking…

Families need to have goals too. After all, the family is the smallest unit in a community, and every member of this unit must be able to contribute to the family’s benefit. Family relationships take a lot of work just like any other kind of relationships. When the family has unified goals in addition to each member’s personal objectives, family relationships are smoother. It promotes unity and cooperation. Moreover, each member will be able to…

When did you stop playing and imagining? Is it because you have to do this thing called “adulting” now? Chances are you still stick your tongue out at annoying folks with their stupid rules when they’re not looking — or at least, you do it in your mind. All those stuck-up manners, rules and curfews made you wonder why all the rules mattered growing up. While rules and their counterparts do help you get through…

Raising a child is by far one of the hardest endeavors ever if you want to do it properly. Still, it is almost impossible to discern what a proper way denotes. Every child is a distinct individual, and both economic and social circumstances can impact your methods drastically. This goes without mentioning countless “instructions,” guidebooks and advice that will be hurled your way. At the end of the day, there are several pretty basic things…

Music has played a huge role in almost everyone’s day-to-day living. It is as if the world is unimaginable without them existing. However, only a few know how music can be a great influence on kids nowadays. Research suggests that music is a vital part of everyday learning. And it caters a lot of significant benefits not only to adults but also to the young ones. It also shows that music improves mental health and…

Parenting. Is there a right or wrong way to do it? Billions throughout the world are parents, but every parent has different mindsets on how to do their job.  There are many social and psychological reports explaining the impact of family demographics, with cultural and economic influence.  There are also plenty of written guidelines, which aim to set the rules to produce the model child. Realistically, there will be dramas, and yes, children will answer…

Nowadays, it seems as if children go from kindergarten to college in a heartbeat. The years filled with school duties, extracurricular activities, soccer and ballet practices and family time spent in cars are passing by faster than ever. Modern parents have everything planned out for their children as if they were following a step-by-step guide from one of those parenting books on their nightstands. Children have their guardians by their sides every step of their…

During my son’s third grade camping trip, I stood on the side of a stream, talking to a friend while my 8-year-old played, or so I thought, by the water. The conversation began with ordinary talk about summer plans. She was planning a trip to see her husband’s family who, she said, seemed to have done everything possible for their children but, still, their daughters were decidedly not all right. They were cutting off from…

P-A-R-E-N-T. The word only contains two syllables and six letters. Just looking at the letters and piecing together the sounds, it doesn’t seem to be anything out of the ordinary.  Just another word. However, the meaning of the word is grand in scope. Yes, this word is much more than a random grouping of letters from the alphabet. The word evokes strong feelings in people: conjuring up visions of their parents, their children, or how…

The words your kids hear from you today will influence the beliefs they hold about themselves as adults. Give them a head start on loving and trusting themselves by consciously choosing the words you say. Children naturally express one of four, general patterns of energy. Each child needs specific supportive messages that honor their natural movement. Use these phrases in words (or consider how you could express them in action) to help your child feel…