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Stop the Nagging: Overcoming the Parent-Teen Chore Wars

Unless you’ve acquired a futuristic robot to do them for you, chores are a must in our everyday lives. How else would you go about taking care of the trash than have someone in the household do it? However, as routine as these tasks may seem, getting them done is another story if you have

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Helicopter Parenting: Pitfalls You Should Note and Avoid

Parenting has become an overwhelmingly challenging task for people nowadays. Every parent’s mission is to bring up kids who are healthy, happy, and productive. While it seems like an easy task, more children are growing up into their teens and adulthood feeling unsatisfied and disoriented with themselves. Children feel that they are not capable of

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Adjusting Children in Blended Families

There is no stopping two people in love. As they move further into the relationship, forming a life together becomes the ultimate dream. But when each of them has their own children, it becomes a complicated story. The more, the merrier. There’s no reason this phrase couldn’t apply to blended families, even though current statistics

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How Can Household Chores Help with a Child’s Development?

Throughout much of our life, our skills and abilities are usually attributed to our experiences with activities. Many parents are well-aware of this and will usually expose their children to various activities so that they’ll be able to grow and hone many of their physical, cognitive, and social skills. When children are “mature” enough in learning

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Stimulating Activities to Do at Home with Your Kids

Learning should never be confined inside the four walls of the school. At home, there are ways to continue your kids’ learning while keeping them engaged and entertained. More hours at home could breed negative habits such as using gadgets longer, oversleeping, or binge-watching TV shows and movies. While these activities can be fun and

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Best Ways to Teach Compassion at All Ages

Every parent wants their kid to grow up to be good and decent. To do this, you have to actively teach things like empathy and compassion. It should start in childhood but must continue even when they are teenagers. A common question in every parent’s mind is how they can teach these values. Simple everyday

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How Stroke Survivors Can Benefit from Music

Music has always been part of human life. It varies in form and style. People have different tastes for it. But it’s everywhere. It can come from anything. It all just depends on who’s listening. The ability to perceive and enjoy music depends on the brain and the nervous system. It’s designed to distinguish noise

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Four Helpful Tips for Scared First-Time Parents

The news of you and your partner expecting a child will expose you to a lot of emotions. If starting a family is well within your plans, you will consider the life-changing event as a blessing. However, you cannot use the same description once you welcome the kid into the world. First-time parents will be

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Raising Independent Children: What You Need To Teach Them

Parents should be teaching their children to be independent as early as possible. These skills help them develop as they grow, boosting their self-esteem and personality. If you want your child to grow up to be someone you can be proud of, raising them to be independent is the way to go. Here are some

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Top Five Low Maintenance Pets For Your Child

Keeping a balance between work and home may be challenging, especially if both parents have to work to make ends meet. So, to keep your kid company at home, you are considering getting an additional member of the family: this time, a pet. A dog or cat may be the best pets that you have

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