Parenting Teens

How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent

How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent

Create Time for Yourself as a Parent Any and every parent knows how tough it can be to find time for anything else when you’re bringing up a child. And that often results in parents neglecting themselves and not finding time for the things they need or that alone time that’s so important. How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent All too often, parents are made to feel like wanting time alone is something that they should feel guilty about. But just because you have a child doesn’t mean your own needs have to go out the window.…
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How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021

How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021

For many families, this year’s summer vacation can’t come soon enough. The last 12 months have been emotionally draining for all of us. The chance to have a rest and a bit of a reset is something we all deserve. That said, plenty of states have still not yet fully reopened. Many traditional vacation options, such as summer camps, may not be fully running this summer. You summer vacation in 2021 can be great though, it just requires you to plan a little extra. How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021 So with this in mind, families…
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Why Every Parent Should Know First Aid

Why Every Parent Should Know First Aid

As a parent, you’ve got a lot on your plate, and it’s easy to end up stressed, anxious, and overwhelmed—and that’s under the best of circumstances. What about in the case of an actual emergency? Why Every Parent Should Know First Aid Whether it’s a bee sting or a case calling for CPR, you’ll feel better knowing that you’re prepared for everything. Learning first aid can help with that. That said, in this post, here are some reasons why every parent should know first aid. Know when to call in professional help This might not sound like a first aid…
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What to do if You Catch Your Child with Drugs

What to do if You Catch Your Child with Drugs

Once your kids become full-fledged teenagers, many will start experimenting with cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs. There are obvious implications for this, such as future drug addiction and, in extreme cases, being arrested for conspiracy to supply class B drugs, or maybe even class A. In this post, we’re going to break down how to spot drug use in your child and what you should do if you find out they’re doing it. Read on for more… How Do You Spot Drug Use in Your Child? Telling whether your teens are on drugs or just being their moody teenage selves can…
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5 Teen Drug Abuse Signs All Parents Should Look Out For

5 Teen Drug Abuse Signs All Parents Should Look Out For

About 4% of higher schoolers have used cocaine. Another 2% have tried heroin, methamphetamine, or steroids without a prescription. Meanwhile, 7% have used hallucinogens. Marijuana is the most common illegal street drug teens abuse today. Unfortunately, it's easier than ever for teenagers to hide their drug use. 5 Teen Drug Abuse Signs All Parents Should Look Out For Do you think your child is using drugs? Keep reading to discover the five common signs of teen drug abuse. With these tips, you can take action before their addiction has lasting consequences. Read on to discover the signs of drug abuse…
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Understanding the Links Between Autism and Anxiety

Understanding the Links Between Autism and Anxiety

Understanding the Links Between Autism and Anxiety When you're the parent of a child on the autism spectrum, you may have a general idea of how stressful or unfamiliar things cause them trauma or lead to outbursts. For example, if you were driving with your child and you were in a car accident, that trigger could lead to a serious meltdown because of the stress and the unfamiliar, scary element. Understanding the Links Between Autism and Anxiety Then, there are those everyday situations that aren't as obvious where you might see links between autism and anxiety. With that in mind,…
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Adverse Effects of Social Media on Teenagers Life

Adverse Effects of Social Media on Teenagers Life

Effects of Social Media on Teenagers Life Social media plays a vital role in many teen's lives. But, whether it's sharing photos on Facebook/Instagram or dancing TikTok, and when it comes to the effect of social media on teenager's lives, it has both pros and cons that are peculiarly significant. Adverse Effects of Social Media on Teenagers Life These days, social media's adverse effects are not mysterious. Miserably, teenagers have taken on social media to the extent that it can have some very extreme effects on their whole well-being if not limited or monitored. What is Social Media? Social media…
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Don’t Wait. Vaccinate!  Why Those Wellness Checkups are Crucial Now

Don’t Wait. Vaccinate! Why Those Wellness Checkups are Crucial Now

This post was sponsored by Unity™ Consortium as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Don't Wait. Vaccinate! Adolescent and young adult (AYA) well-visit and vaccination rates have fallen sharply during the COVID-19 pandemic. With most schools switching to online, the lack of need for sports physicals, and concerns about the spread of COVID-19, many families chose to pause routine in-person health care visits. While rates have begun to improve, there is still a significant disparity, especially among adolescents. Having four children, I have been to so many wellness…
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5 Healthy Ways To Deal With Stress As A Parent

5 Healthy Ways To Deal With Stress As A Parent

Healthy Ways To Deal With Stress As A Parent Parenting is beautiful. There's no better feeling than hearing that first cry after your baby is born. That sense of wanting to put their happiness and well-being ahead of your own immediately kicks in. Their first words, first steps, big smiles, little laughs and endless hugs, their first injury, and even their stories from the first day of school, all paint a perfect picture of the precious moments you've spent with them—moments you'd give the world to relive over and over again. However, having children gives you an enormous responsibility. Dealing…
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How to Chose the Right Programming  Language for Your Child

How to Chose the Right Programming Language for Your Child

How to Chose the Right Programming Language for Your Child As if programming were not complicated enough already, choosing the right programming for your child can be challenging. You have to consider several things and do a lot of research so that your child can learn the best and most suitable language for them. How to Chose the Right Programming Language for Your Child Since this is the first programming language that your kid would learn, it would act as their starting point and would help provide a good foundation for them in the long run. With that, we have…
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