Posts Tagged“family”

Divorce is obviously hard on you and your spouse, but it’s arguably harder on kids who don’t always understand or know how to handle their emotions. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to help ease this burden. How to Make Divorce Easier on Your Children Whether you like it or not, your divorce is going to have an impact on your children. The key is to limit the negative impact and make the transition as seamless a possible. Here are some tips and ideas to help you manage this issue. Pursue Divorce Mediation A traditional divorce – especially one with…

One thing that causes all parents nightmares, is a child facing an emergency. It doesn’t matter whether it is at home or at school, parents simply want their children to always be safe. And in today’s world, that also means having a GPS tracker for your child. Statistics to Demonstrate a GPS Tracker Is Necessary Every day, there is an item on the news of missing children and kidnapping. 80% of missing people are aged under 18 in this country. This means that your child is not necessarily safe when they walk to school, their friends’, or town. You need…

Finding a place to build or buy a house is tricky. It requires a unique set of surroundings that many other people seemingly haven’t noticed and as any home builders can attest, these needs are seldom perfectly met. Maybe you take swimming classes and need a pool nearby, or maybe your children are part of a soccer team in an area of town that just isn’t selling well. Whatever the problem, it can’t always be perfectly solved, but that doesn’t mean that your needs will go unfulfilled. There are always other pools, and there are always other soccer teams, and…

Before having children yourself, there is a good chance you visited friends/family members who were parents and who had stockpiles of their children’s artwork, school work, and photos spread throughout their house. There’s also a good chance you had a silent chuckle to yourself and told yourself that when you have kids you’re not going to let the piles build up like that. Skip ahead to the present day where the work of your children seems to be taking over your fridge, counter, table, home office space, and just about any other place you can find. The fact is that…

Couples who remain married stay committed regardless of the circumstances of life. So many cupid-struck couples fall into a state of bliss without a thought of coming down from their emotional high. However, as their relationship accumulates time, baggage can tend to bury their ecstasy. Couples in crisis have not lost their love, it just takes time and effort to uncover it to rekindle the sensations that sparked their commitment. 3 major causes of challenges to a marriage are calculators, catastrophes, and canisters. Calculators A marriage relationship requires attention to the details of everyone’s life within their immediate family. The…

Self-love is the glue that holds your life together. It doesn’t matter what anyone says or does – when you love yourself, you’re never afraid to be yourself, regardless of your circumstances. In 2014, nearly 15.7 million adults in the US reported suffering from at least one major depressive episode during the year. Eight out of every 100 teenagers also reported suffering from depression. Self-love is the antidote to depression, and here’s how you can help your kids develop it: 1. Travel abroad with your kids Kids love adventure, even if they don’t always appreciate the time it takes to…

The beauty of modern relationships: Relationships are complicated but beautiful. It is very important to cherish each and every relation. The word family has a different meaning to every single individual. The nuclear or joint family concept is being replaced by complicated relationships in today’s modern way of living. We should always embrace the beauty of a complex relationship. It is time to accept the fact that relationships in a family are not always simple, yet one can find happiness in it. From simple everyday moments to fun vacations together, all of these are possible in non-traditional family structures. Surveys…

Image: flickr You finally have a good relationship with your parents. So why rock the boat talking about touchy subjects? Ever consider that what you do not talk about could end up hurting them and you? Life expectancy across the globe is on the rise. And will likely only continue to rise as medicine and science advances increase at a faster rate than before. Do your parents have enough put away for a long retirement? These and other questions are essential for an easy transition into retired life. Doing so will also mean less worry on your part during your…

Do you have family game nights? Do you have weekly activities set on a certain Tuesday when you will just sit around the living room and be a family? Well, if you don’t, you should. There is nothing more important in life than your family. They share the same blood, the same genetics, and they were there the whole you were growing up. But if you do, what do you do? Uno? How many relationships have that one ruined, really? Monopoly? How long did it take for you to actually finish a game? Twister? Isn’t that a little inappropriate for…

Photo by CC user notbrucelee on Flickr With so much choice on the market, it can be difficult to know which car is best suited to the needs of your family. Do you go for space over looks? Safety over space? Or perhaps economy is your chief consideration? There are many elements to consider when choosing the best family car for you and yours. Fools rush in With cars, it is easy to be seduced by sleek bodywork and celebrity-endorsed commercials, but if you want to make the right choice concerning your next family car, you need to delve a little…