Are We the Path of Least Resistance Parenting Generation?

Are We the Path of Least Resistance Parenting Generation?

Learn about your own approach to parenting and think about how this is working towards or against the building of your child’s sense of resilience and emotional strength

'On the other side of the world, we found three angels who needed us'

'On the other side of the world, we found three angels who needed us'

When Anna looked at the sea of beautiful faces at Forever Angels baby home in Tanzania, her heart skipped a beat. Jackson is 12, Jabari is 10, the same age as Jemima, twins Shay and Charlie are nine, and our newest addition is four-year-old Max. Picture: supplied.

Mum shares her tips for a perfect laundry makeover

Mum shares her tips for a perfect laundry makeover

A system that takes the pressure off I realised that it would be so much easier to have all the clean clothing belonging to one person in their own basket and to just do one room at a time.

4 Communication Skills Every Couple Needs

4 Communication Skills Every Couple Needs

When your partner makes a valid point during conversations, it's important to acknowledge the legitimacy of their argument, including when their point is about a flaw or weakness you have.

New mom-to-be thought this was a maternity skirt; it was not

New mom-to-be thought this was a maternity skirt; it was not

Mom-to-be Lori Farrell thought that the black and white striped piece of material in a box of baby clothes was a skirt. “If you feel like a failure today, just know that I wore a car seat cover a friend gave me because I thought it was a skirt,” she wrote.

Doctors said this young woman with autism might never work. Now she's a lawyer

Doctors said this young woman with autism might never work. Now she's a lawyer

“Someone had to tell me if another person rolls their eyes, they are bored with what you are saying and you should change the conversation; normal kids, you don’t have to be told.” While Haley Moss excels at school, she struggles with social situations.

Sacred Values and the Radicalized Brain

Sacred Values and the Radicalized Brain

A key finding of this research for policymakers, whether in defense and war planning or in social programs aimed at preventing violence, is that when matters that are believed to be sacred are involved, people cannot be swayed from defensive, or even offensive, pursuit of their beliefs with carrots or sticks, as with ISIS.

'Buying an alarm clock saved my sex life - but not how you think'

'Buying an alarm clock saved my sex life - but not how you think'

Now, since returning to work, I raced out the door to guiltily read email on my commute, wired myself to my computer all day, followed by childcare pick-ups, scoffing dinner, wrangling my toddler into his bath, bottle and bed routine and then retreating into mind-numbing social scrolling until way past my own bedtime.

How to Use Humor to Become Happier and More Successful

How to Use Humor to Become Happier and More Successful

Based on a model known as “parallel-constraint-satisfaction” theory, which proposes that stereotypes affect the way people interpret the behavior of others, Evans and his colleagues hypothesized that men would benefit and women would be penalized when using humor specifically in the workplace.

Christina, Art Anstead Involved Her Kids in Their Wedding

Christina, Art Anstead Involved Her Kids in Their Wedding

I think it’s about giving them the most loving, normal life that you can give them and just raising happy kids.” Christina added that her second husband treats her kids “well,” and she’d “definitely” like to see El Moussa with someone who follows that example one day.

Sofia Richie: Scott and Kourtney's Coparenting Is 'Great'

Sofia Richie: Scott and Kourtney's Coparenting Is 'Great'

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie celebrate Valentine's Day at San Diego's new Theatre Box® Entertainment Complex with dinner at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Theatre Box® on February 14, 2019 in San Diego, California.

‘Even doctors don’t know when my daughter’s having an asthma attack’

‘Even doctors don’t know when my daughter’s having an asthma attack’

Image: Supplied I’ve taken her to doctors who have said, “she’s fine” Then I ask them to listen to her lungs, and they say, “right, oh my goodness, she’s barely getting any air in, she has to go straight into hospital.” That’s happened more than once.

What Essential Personality Trait Is Holding You Down?

What Essential Personality Trait Is Holding You Down?

In closing More research is needed to look at how NFC relates to different types of tasks, and especially those which are more reflective of real-world work environments, involving complex decisions and working with people with a range of personality traits, to look at team fit.

My husband refuses to buy me flowers and it’s all my fault

My husband refuses to buy me flowers and it’s all my fault

But with each month that rolled by, so too did another expensive bunch of flowers and the romance of the gesture soon began to fade when some colleagues started to poke fun at the sweet ritual. I am still made to feel special, but just once on Valentine’s Day I’d like to get a bit of floral love.

Volunteering Can Help Teens Facing Emotional Challenges

Volunteering Can Help Teens Facing Emotional Challenges

Whether a teen volunteers to help children, seniors, or animals the benefits go both ways. Twitter - Jack Kornfeld Source: Twitter - public domain ​​​​​​​In addition to improving their mental and emotional outlook, teens can gain valuable life experience by volunteering.

The man who came out 5 year of baby coma.

The man who came out 5 year of baby coma.

Here is a message to anyone who recently became a parent: If you feel that your brain is becoming mushy, that you can not focus on work, but instead just want to focus on your kids, if you feel that your creative energy is being channeled away from big projects towards building space ships in lego with your son; do not worry.

Joanna Gaines wants moms to 'Know that you are doing enough. Own yourself'

Joanna Gaines wants moms to 'Know that you are doing enough. Own yourself'

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Joanna Gaines wants moms to 'Know that you are doing enough. Own yourself' Gaines knows two things about mom guilt: Everyone feels it at some point and it doesn’t do any good to dwell.

Want a snow day from school? Try these superstitions

Want a snow day from school? Try these superstitions

These three steps make up a snow day superstition that many children and adults still cling to in the hopes of a day home from school (or work). “I flushed ice cubes down the toilet, put spoons in all the closets, and wore my pajamas inside out all for nothing.

Why Do We Celebrate Darwin Day?

Why Do We Celebrate Darwin Day?

Behe (2019) Source: Harper Collins Even today, evolutionary science is under attack. This year on Darwin Day, celebrate the memory of the founder of modern biology by promoting proper science education and evolutionary research in whatever way you can.

'I'm a dad who had PND, and here's what we actually need'

'I'm a dad who had PND, and here's what we actually need'

There was one heartening aspect of Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt’s announcement of new funding for mental health support for parents during the final weeks of their pregnancy and first months of their new baby’s life: it called out the increasing rate that it’s also dads who are struggling to cope during a period where depression in mums is well-acknowledged.

Fresh off Grammy win, Cardi B tears up at hearing daughter say 'mama' for the first time

Fresh off Grammy win, Cardi B tears up at hearing daughter say 'mama' for the first time

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Fresh off Grammy win, Cardi B tears up at hearing daughter say 'mama' for the first time Cardi B became the first woman to win a Grammy for best rap album for "Invasion of Privacy." Post to Facebook Sent!

What We Know About Near Death Experiences

What We Know About Near Death Experiences

If those who have had a pleasant NDE find it hard to share their experience, then people are even less likely to report a distressing one for fear of what they think it says about them or that others might judge them negatively.

How To Do Damage Control When You Fight In Front of Your Kid

How To Do Damage Control When You Fight In Front of Your Kid

Could that have had to do with mommy and daddy arguing?” Source: iStock/Used with Permission In honor of Valentines Day next week, my next three posts are about the intersection between being a parent and being a couple -- specifically, how to work through conflicts when you're in front of your children.

'It is not my job to entertain my kids'

'It is not my job to entertain my kids'

But my parents knew that I needed to learn that life isn't always expecting the fun and being entertained - it also meant learning to do the hard things.

Kourtney Kardashian says her co-parenting style has a 'good message"

Kourtney Kardashian says her co-parenting style has a 'good message"

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Kourtney Kardashian says her co-parenting style has a 'good message" Kardashian discusses the positive aspects of traveling and co-parenting with her ex Scott Disick.

The Value of Mind Wandering in Solving Difficult Problems

The Value of Mind Wandering in Solving Difficult Problems

4. Dozens of experiments have shown that people who are stumped in solving certain kinds problem are subsequently much more likely to solve the problem if they take a break (in which they think about something else for awhile) than they are if they work continuously on the problem (for reviews, see Sio et al, 2017; Sio & Ormerod, 2009).

Jenna Bush Hager asks for help taking crayon off wallpaper — here are the best tips

Jenna Bush Hager asks for help taking crayon off wallpaper — here are the best tips

Jenna Bush Hager recently returned from a trip to find that her daughters got out some red crayons and decided to show their artistic side. Budding artists Poppy and Mila had a little surprise for Jenna when she got home from a recent trip.

The singular heartbreak of feeling as though you're failing at everything

The singular heartbreak of feeling as though you're failing at everything

The days of being able to lose myself in work are long gone I love my job - not just because it allows me to be creative and surround myself with people I genuinely like and admire, but because I can flex the parts of myself that atrophy when I'm back at home in mothering mode.

Are Young People Today Growing Up Too Slowly?

Are Young People Today Growing Up Too Slowly?

A more reliable marker of entering adulthood is when a young person takes on responsibilities related to family and work — finishing school, finding steady employment, getting married, and having children, for example.

How to Deal with People Who Think They Don’t Need You

How to Deal with People Who Think They Don’t Need You

Returning now to the relationship between workaholism and that soloist performer mentality, the Norwegian study suggests that people adopt this approach to life when they lack specific guidance on how else to behave when a job needs to be completed.

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