LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

What To Do If You Don't Have Fun With Your Kids

Monday  22:40,   21 august 2017

Families are the busiest they’ve ever been. According to a Pew Research Center report, nearly half of all two-parent families have two partners who work full time, a sharp increase from previous decades. With schedules often bursting at the seams[...]

People often stay in abusive relationships because of something called 'trauma bonding' — here are the signs it's happening to you

Friday  19:32,   18 august 2017
Tech Insider

People often don't even realise they are in an abusive relationship. It can be hard for others to understand why someone stays with an abusive partner. It's often because of something called "trauma bonding," where you [...]

Kate Middleton’s Prince George Necklace Is Secretly a Touching Tribute to Princess Diana

Friday  19:10,   18 august 2017

Kate Middleton often pays homage to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana's, sartorial elegance and stunning generational jewels, but we just learned a new gem of a tidbit. K-Middy keeps Diana's memory alive and close to her heart by[...]

What To Do If Your Kid Is Turning Into A Spoiled Brat

Friday  19:10,   18 august 2017

Catch it early. By Murphy Moroney We all want to give our kids every single thing they need to succeed in life, but when does loving them cross the fine line to downright spoiling them? And what do you do if you notice your crew starting to expect[...]

11 Kids' Books That Will Help Them Understand the Struggle for Racial Equality

Friday  18:56,   18 august 2017

My kids are in a diverse school, and their teachers are committed to regular, frank discussions about American history, civil rights, and the ongoing fight for social justice in the United States. I discuss current events with them as much I can[...]

What a 25-Year Veteran Teacher Wants Parents to Realize About Kindergarten

Tuesday  20:30,   15 august 2017

For the baby boomers and early Gen Xers, kindergarten was less about academically challenging children and more of a way for kids to socialize. The theory for a long time was that kindergarten was a way to get kids prepared to learn the "real[...]

How to Write a Nanny Contract

Monday  23:15,   14 august 2017

After weeks of fretting and searching, you finally found a caregiver that you can trust with your kid. Hard part over, right? Not so fast. Here’s what you need to know about nanny contracts (including why they’re so clutch for a successful working[...]

More Than Half Of Married Millennials Wish They Had More Sex

Monday  23:15,   14 august 2017

According to headlines, it seems that millennials can have it all. They can have their avocado toast and still afford houses. They can go on vacations and still contribute to their 401(k)s. But a new report found that there's one[...]

When You Should Give Your Kid a Smart Phone, According to Parents

Monday  23:00,   14 august 2017
Real Simple

Shelly Baldwin Gerson’s oldest child Sophie is just turning 7, but as soon as school starts this fall, the Seattle mom is planning to sign a pledge vowing not to buy Sophie a smart phone until she’s in 8th grade. “I worry a lot about the effects of[...]

If You Want To Prevent Cheating In Your Marriage, Do THESE 3 Things

Monday  18:16,   07 august 2017

Is cheating inevitable? Or is it preventable? I know in lieu of what has been going on in Hollywood; it appears that infidelity is par for the course. If you date someone famous, expect to be cheated on. But the truth is, infidelity happens all the [...]

One Reason Couples May Have Trouble Making Up After a Fight

Friday  22:15,   28 july 2017
Real Simple

Showing emotional commitment is the best way for couples to make up after an argument, according to a new study. But—surprise, surprise—the researchers found that men and women tend to do this differently and expect different things from each other, [...]

Why We All Need to Stop Pretending We Know How to Parent Perfectly

Friday  22:12,   28 july 2017

Like many folks these days, I have a few group text and Facebook messenger threads running at any given moment. My local mom friends text group, my book club group DM, and a group DM for fellow admins of a Facebook group I manage, among others. In[...]

7 Perks of Being an Older Mom

Friday  21:57,   28 july 2017
Real Simple

If there seems to be a lot more new moms who touch up their roots and reminisce about 90s sitcoms, here’s why: According to data just released by the CDC, the rate of women having babies in their 30s and 40s continues to increase, while births by[...]

How Princess Diana Was Present at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Wedding

Friday  21:54,   28 july 2017

Almost 2,000 people attended the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton in 2011, but it’s who wasn’t there—the groom’s mother, Princess Diana—that was a bittersweet undercurrent to the celebratory occasion.people you lose.”The royal heir says[...]

An Alarming Number of Parents Think Sun Tans Are Healthy For Kids

Thursday  18:33,   20 july 2017

New research released by the Met Office and National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is highlighting the fact that an alarming number of parents have a "worryingly relaxed attitude" when it comes to their children's sun[...]