Tag: PARENTING

The Subtle Art Of Having Sex When Kids Are Home: Sex is not just a pleasurable couple of minutes, it’s the ultimate form of intimacy partners share - and if you have kids in the house then you obviously know what I am talking about. This isn’t your first rodeo. However the dynamic does change once kids enter the picture. Sometimes the quality of sex goes down. More than likely the amount of sex goes down too. Nothing worse than being in the moment and ready to get down only to hear a knock on the door from a child that likes to make up a thousand reasons why sleep and them aren’t friends. Depending on the sleep journey your child has taken they may not even be knocking at the door, they may have a foot in your back because they are sleeping in your bed. So no knocking on the door but no knocking boots either. We have to fix this!

The Subtle Art Of Having Sex When Kids Are Home

Sex is not just a pleasurable couple of minutes, it’s the ultimate form of intimacy partners share - and if you have kids in...
3 Sure-Fire Ways For Sleep-Deprived Parents to Feel Better: By the time my babies were each four months old I felt myself slipping into despair, I was deeply fatigued and knew that I was slowly slipping into an all-round funk. Being a parent is such a physical experience, whether you’re breastfeeding on-demand and giving all your very best nutrients to your ever-growing small human, or sterilising bottles and mixing formula in the wee hours of the morning and all day long. I was simply exhausted.

3 Sure-Fire Ways For Sleep-Deprived Parents To Feel Better

By the time my babies were each four months old I felt myself slipping into despair, I was deeply fatigued and knew that I...
11 Things You Should Avoid During Pregnancy: During pregnancy, everything you eat is shared with someone hanging around (or in) your belly. Most of the time, problems are caused by bacteria, parasites and heavy metals such as mercury. Foods you buy from supermarkets hardly contains ingredients that your immune system can’t handle but your baby is still fragile and you don’t want to eat something you can’t take back.

11 Things You Should Avoid During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, everything you eat is shared with someone hanging around (or in) your belly. Most of the time, problems are caused by bacteria,...
24 Photos That Summarize This Time Of The Year: Even if we hate to agree, the summer is coming to an end and more importantly, the nightmare of the children is about to begin. No matter how important the education is, we can’t stop hating school for some reason. The reason could be waking up early, doing tons of homework or sitting next to people we hate at school. The number of reasons can be increased but there is one thing for sure; nearly all of the kids hate school. However, can we say the same thing for families? The start of the school season means more personal time, fewer headaches and more space at home for parents, right? Here are the 24 photos that explain the real joy of families this time of the year.

24 Photos That Summarize This Time Of The Year

Even if we hate to agree, the summer is coming to an end and more importantly, the nightmare of the children is about to...
What Should You Do If Your Child Doesn’t Eat: Children imitate what they see but not what they are told. So, parents and people who are responsible for children must pay attention to their own eating habits. Parents should be an example for them by trying various flavors. The child should not be insisted on eating. Trying to force-feed stimulates more request to control own live of children and increases obstinate instead of appetite. The thought of eating causes to be remembered negative concepts together such as ‘persistence and control’. In a vicious circle resulting of forced feeding, communication between the child and the family may be impaired and can cause tantrums for children. When the dinner time approaches, you can talk about being hungry or tell a story about that. After dinner, you can talk about being full. As a result, more awareness can be gained by telling about feelings of hungry-full.

What Should You Do If Your Child Doesn’t Eat

Children imitate what they see but not what they are told. So, parents and people who are responsible for children must pay attention...
Hugging Makes Us Happier: With technological developments making life easier, they also bring solitude and unhappiness. Nowadays, individualism is at the forefront and experts point out a hormone called “oxytocin”. The easiest way to raise happiness and oxytocin levels is to hug and cuddle with people you love. Recent medical researches about people’s happiness and confidence have increased. Why aren’t we happy nowadays even if we have anything we want and life is much easier? The necessity to explain these questions get scientists research about this topic. So what is oxytocin? This hormone is generated in the brain and mostly about reproduction. It is released in high levels during and after the birth. After the birth, this hormone provides maternal behavior. It also provides confidence, loyalty, feeling an empathy with your partner and explaining away. When it lacks, arrogance, lack of confidence and psychological problems tends to increase. In daily life, the easiest way to secrete this hormone is to hug but because of tiredness, busyness, daily problems, solitude, lack of confidence, quarrels, conflicts, economic problems and not having time for each other, we look like as if we forget hugging. If we hug, cuddle and touch each other, the hormone is released.

Hugging Makes Us Happier

With technological developments making life easier, they also bring solitude and unhappiness. Nowadays, individualism is at the forefront and experts point out a hormone...