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There is a thought that niggles away at the very farthest part of every parent’s brain, like woodworm, one that makes us hope we’re doing a good job with our kids. That’s the bottom line of every parent’s wish, desire, and effort. We want to give them the best upbringing to help them flourish as adults. It’s just an almost impossible job to know what values we should be prioritizing. We’re all survivors of our childhood, but how to make our kids thrive? Well, here is a list of the values we believe every parent should instill...

Picture Source Aging is inevitable, but its effects do certainly seem to speed up when we have kids. Your appearance and mentality both seem to deteriorate, at least in the eyes of your demanding children. Suddenly, you’re not ‘cool’ anymore. It seems that being a ‘dad’ and being ‘rad’ are mutually exclusive; that’s probably the case if you still use the word ‘rad’. Still, not all is lost. You don’t have to give into nature or the claims of society that you’re no longer cool. There is a way to carry off the appearance...

There are many types of women in the world – some women have no trouble whatsoever in getting pregnant and others have a hard time conceiving. For those who find it hard to get pregnant, it can take months or even years of trying with her partner to actually conceive. And we still don’t know exactly why that is. There doesn’t seem to be one answer as to why some women get pregnant easier than others. It all depends on the individual woman and what her body is saying. However, there are some known ways that have been shown to increase...

Being a parent is a huge drain on the finances. It is something all couples know and prepare for before they have a child and they both know quite well that as soon as you have have a baby the monetary outgoings go through the roof. It is a sacrifice most are willing to make because the joy received is huge. You’ll make countless memories and raise a family, so of course it is worth it tenfold. Some experts have predicted each child costs over a hundred thousand by the time they have reached adulthood, and even then they can continue...

Having a baby is a life changing experience and it can take time to re-adjust to this huge event in your life. Many new parents put their lives on hold while they look after their new family and this is not always the best outcome for a new parent. Instead, you should look for ways to get back to living a relatively normal life that now includes your child. Below are some of thebest ways you can do this. Don’t Neglect Your Career If you had a job before you had your child, there’s no reason why you can’t return to your position...

Being away from your kids after a divorce is never easy, but this transitional period is often exponentially harder on your kids. To alleviate the stress of the situation, use these tried and true tips to help your kids find comfort in their new routine after your divorce. Find a New Home Nearby It can be most helpful for your kids if you and you ex live near each other. This minimizes the travel time when shuttling the kids back and forth. Plus, maintaining the same familiar surroundings, whether at Mom’s house or Dad’s,...

A lot of research has been conducted on the effect that divorce has on children. Much of this research has concluded that divorce will negatively impact the child. Parents have used this research to suggest that they should stay together. Even when the relationship that they have is dead. The emotion has gone, and they are left with the love for the children. Having children should not stop you getting a divorce. This is your life as well, and you should not have to spend it tied to someone who might have cheated. Or with someone who you...

Having children is a major life event for many. While some people choose not to have kids, many can’t wait to have them. Some may be unsure and later decide they do want children. Others could ultimately settle on being childfree. When you think of having children, the first thing that comes to mind is probably getting pregnant. For many would-be parents, it’s also their first choice. However, not everyone can or wants to have biological children in the traditional way. There are other options to explore, and they don’t...

When you’re raising your children, guiding them in the right direction can be a real challenge. You want them to focus on their studies. But allowing them to play and have fun is just as important for a variety of reasons. So, how do you get that balance right as a parent? You have to take the right steps and work hard to ensure that you find the solution that is best for your son or daughter. Read on to find out what the best steps to take are. Designate a Time for Homework You should make sure that your family evenings are regulated...

There is lot of hype around kids learning to code. Studies have shown that coding helps children understand logic very well. Just like art, coding is an outlet for kids to show their creativity and it also helps them get better at science, math and reading. But how do teach a kid to code. C, Python, or another coding language? Tynker answers this conundrum with a simple visual coding interface that lets kids code away without learning too much of the basic code. Through its creative interface kids can fly drones, create apps, mod minecraft,...