RSSArchive for November, 2010

new moms and dads exercise tips

Exercise Tips for New Mums and Dads – Part 1

Here are a few exercise tips for new mommies and daddies that you may find really useful – If you are going to get a start on losing the baby weight, consult with your doctor about what is appropriate, particularly if you have not exercised during your pregnancy. If for whatever reason you were sedentary […]

children move out of the parental home

Moving Out – When Should Your Child Move Out Of The Parental Home?

To begin with, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. There are of course cultural variances that determine when and if children move out of the parental home, but there are many other personal determinants that are important to consider when deciding when a child should leave the home of the parent. While other […]

bullying

The Long Term Impact of Bullying

More and more research is coming to light that indicates the long term impact of bullying and the urgent need for intervention to stop bullying; not only to stop current suffering but also to prevent long term damage to individuals. Being called names, being insulted, derided and hit in school can create permanent scars, since […]

using facebook

Can Facebook Cause Asthma Attacks?

For the question, can Facebook cause asthma attacks, the answer is yes it can, among certain susceptible asthma sufferers. An 18 year old apparently logged on to his Facebook account and found that his girlfriend had friend-ed many other men and this triggered an asthma attack. Psychological stress is often one of the key triggers […]

traveling with kids

7 Tips For Traveling With Kids

Either because you want to have a restful ride yourself or because you want not to be subjected to the censure of your fellow travelers, you are likely to benefit from these tips for traveling with kids – 1. Get enough rest If possible schedule traveling when kids are likely to be asleep. If it’s […]

single parent dating

Single Parent Dating – Learning To Date Again

It can be tricky to get back into the dating game as a single parent, not least because of the logistical and other problems that come with being a single parent. However it is important for a parent to live as full and happy a life as possible and to see other people to that […]

energy drinks

Energy Drink Responsible For Death?

Joe and Vicki Keiran are claiming that the fruit punch flavored energy drink Four Loko was responsible for the accidental death of their son Jason by shooting. The parents of the dead 20 year old claim that drinking 3 cans of the drink, each can of which has 2.82 ounces of alcohol and about 156 […]

only children

Only Children – Happy Children?

Comprehensive questionnaires completed by 2,500 young people in a study conducted by Gundi Knies from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex it was found that only kids are happier than those who have siblings. We may think that the only child is a lonely child, but according to the […]

adopting a child

Is Adoption An Option For You? Things To Consider

Having a child to nurture, look after and having them love you back are just some of the reasons why childless couples consider adoption. Adoption is not something that you undertake lightly, even though it has been greatly glamorized by celebrities such Madonna, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Several things would have to be considered […]

parental stress

Parental Stress Shows Up On Children, Says Study

Parents undergoing stress can take a toll on kids, says a new survey published by the American Psychological Association.  When children were asked how it affected them they said that parental stress affected them as well. However, it was seen that the parents themselves were unaware of this problem. Parents tend to underestimate the impact […]