Children, especially teenagers, go through a vast gamut of changes while growing up. Some go through occasional mood swings or the emotional outbursts that are likely to be experienced amongst most adolescents. But few changes are not the part of this development process, yet remain deceptively cloaked under the false front of growing up issues. With this, we refer to the prolonged sadness/ irritability/ aches and pains/ lack of energy etc. It starts interfering and affecting the child's social as well as inter-personal activities, causing Depression. It is, therefore, pivotal to dig up this thin line between the two so that one can take action and attend to it ASAP.
Are the kids driving you bonkers? Do you feel stressed out all the time and in need of some help? Whether you are a new parent, or you have a toddler, school age, or teenager, parenting can be hard, especially if the other parent isn’t able to be involved. Let’s take a closer look at what stress can do to you and tips to help relieve some of it too.
When I lost my 14-year-old son to a tragic accident, I was plunged into a world of utter darkness. The light had gone out in my world. Everything moved in slow motion, and I would only hear the sounding of my heart trying to stop beating. The pain was so unbearable, I thought for sure I would not live until morning.
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Keeping track of your own schedule can be difficult. Managing the lives of more than just you, especially if those people are children, is a daunting task. Parents can use all the help they can to run an efficient household. From delivery services provided by companies like Instacart Headquarters to scheduling apps on your phone, here are five tips to keep your home productive.
It's not a secret anymore that you need a quality mattress to power through your day without any tiredness or heaviness in the body and mind. When you feel your body is giving up due to ache and discomfort, the first thing that you need to check is the condition of your mattress. A damaged or old bed can fail to relax your body. The same thing can happen with your kid if his or her mattress is not proper. A kid can be healthy and active only when he or she gets sound sleep. And as you are aware, the choice of a surface on which your kid sleeps can play a substantial role in this.
I am the mother of three teenage girls... 19, 16, and 14. What I'm going to share with you is not a new epidemic, but has been going on for years. What I'm seeing is an infiltration of this issue at a younger age, and it's becoming more wide-spread and commonplace. So, here we go... let's talk nudes.
If you have a family, you probably keep them in mind with everything that you do. For example, when choosing a career, you might want to look for one that is going to be best for you and everyone else in your household. If this is the case, then you may want to look into working from home if you can. Although it's not an option for everyone, working from home can be a good thing for those who have families for these reasons.
My Daddy was a man of very few words and lots of laughter. He giggled at almost everything, especially life’s drama. When we would “have a fit and fall in it,” Papa would just giggle. His IQ was high and his words were few. Perhaps there is wisdom in this. He basically felt that other’s business was none of his. Thus, when Papa coached me about something other than sports, I listened. One of his strongest lessons had to do with orderliness.
I overheard my 14 year old son and our 16 year old neighbor talking in our kitchen over the weekend. My son, Chase was leaning casually against the counter, regarding Shawn half- heartedly, who had been discussing the appropriate dress of a high school boy. Chase had started high school last week, and the initial anxiety of the unknown had already mostly dissipated. Shawn was imparting what he felt was solid advice to help my son fit in at school.
For Americans who live in the Southeast, hurricanes are a part of life. While hurricane seasons have become stronger in the past decade, they have always been part of life in this part of the country for a long time. While most of the focus is on how to prepare for the hurricane to ensure proper hygiene, water, and food, it’s important to be able to keep yourself—and your kids!—occupied while you’re waiting out the storm. Check out these ideas:
“I have to be a great parent to be good enough.”
Since it is challenging to verify the true identity of the person behind the phone screen or desktop monitor, children end up exploiting this loophole to access online casinos and gamble using their parents’ or siblings’ accounts. Although this phenomenon is not new, a recent report by the UKGC reveals shocking details on how rife underage gambling is. And the problem is getting worse by the day.