Human beings, unlike other animals, have the ability of foresight that induces a feeling of expectation. It’s this feeling of expectation that makes us nurse hope for the future. Going by calendars, entering a new year always seems to be a significant step into the future for humans. Hence, the high expectation and optimism levels that follow.
When getting married to the person you love, divorce is the last thing on your mind. However, divorce is a sad reality many couples face at some point in their marriage, especially now that couples are spending time in isolation due to the global health crisis. Seeing their family falling apart is hurtful not only to parents but children as well, which is why parents should strive to minimize the emotional effects of separation when divorce is inevitable.
Are you a new mom who’s happy as a lark but not getting enough shut-eye? Giving birth can be an exciting time. However, many new mothers also find that they’re not getting enough sleep at night. Frequent wake-ups can cause you to feel exhausted in the morning. In fact, parents lose one-third of nighttime sleep following their having a baby, according to a study by One Poll. It’s critical to prevent sleep deprivation as much as possible since it can cause negative health effects. Here are some helpful tips.
In an ideal world, taking care of your parents should be a duty, and it shouldn’t feel like a chore. Unfortunately for us, we don’t live in an ideal world, and for some of us, it could be that final responsibility which tips the proverbial jug! Of course, not every parent is in the same condition, so for some, it may not feel as pressurizing as it does for someone else. Irrespective of the situation though, it’s our responsibility as children to take care of our parents when they get old and can’t do so by themselves. Here’s how you can keep it together.
What is the most useful advice for new parents? You are not alone. Image by Stephanie Pratt from Pixabay If you are in a room full of parents, you can easily spot the new ones. They are the most paranoid, most worrisome, and easily, the odd one in the bunch. They cannot focus on the […]
Everything you need to know about hiring a caregiver for your parent’s with Alzheimer’s. Photo by Matthias Zomer from Pexels It’s one of the most difficult things in life, when you start to notice signs of aging finally hitting the people who had spent their whole life giving you everything you ever needed. One day, they’re the people […]
6 exceptionally cool hobbies teenagers will go totally crazy for. Photo by Jared Sluyter on Unsplash It is true that teenagers these days are notorious for being lazy and being addicted to the social media, being hungry for likes and attention. But do you realize that some good can also come from this hunger of validation? Some teenagers […]
How to manage raising kids and caring for elderly parents? Are you a member of the Sandwich generation? Well, if you find yourself with the responsibility to care for the kids at home, or support them in any way, but also care for your elderly parents while probably dealing with your own workload, you […]
4 major types of parenting styles and their effects on kids. Every parent is different when it comes to raising their children. Parenting styles can be categorized into four major groups which affect the child’s behavior, social skills, and academic performance. If you are a parent and would want to know how you discipline and […]
How to raise children with strong empathy? Empathy is a complex set of skills that represent one’s ability to sympathise with others, understand their feelings and take someone else’s perspective. However, empathy isn’t an inherent personal trait, but rather an acquired quality. With the right approach, you can teach your children to be empathic and […]