Tag: #children

PARENTAL TOUGHNESS: CAN BEING TOO STRICT HURT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR KID

“Structure is good, but too much can be problematic.” Structure, discipline, and respect; just a few demands that strict parents enforce on their children. You are given a strict time that you are supposed to be home. And if you break that time, you’re…

LETTING GO: HARDSHIPS OF PUSHING CHILDREN INTO THE WORLD

“They’re not going to be young forever.” When growing up, parents are very protective of their young. Understandably so because it’s your job to protect them. But at some point in time that parent has to let go and let their child have their…

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY: WHAT DOES THIS DAY MEAN TO YOU

“I may not have children, but what a feeling it must be.” Today is the day we celebrate all the fathers in society. The men who are the protectors of their families. The ones that awaken early in the morning and arrive home late…

PARENTAL DISDAIN: WHY SOME PARENTS DON’T LOVE THEIR CHILDREN

“No love for someone that is apart of you: cold-blooded.” To believe that there are parents who don’t love their children is a shocking reality. How could you not love something that you aided in bringing into this world? But believe it or not…

PARENTAL DETACHMENT: WHY EVERYONE SHOULDN’T HAVE CHILDREN

“It’s a full time job that doesn’t pay; know what you’re doing.” Growing up, I was always taught that everyone should not bring children into the world. There are young people having children when they are barely adults themselves. And there are parents of…

LOOKED DOWN ON: HOW CAN ONE MAKE YOU FEEL BAD ABOUT YOU

“Who are people to make you feel bad?” I have heard people say things like, “This person or people are always trying to make me feel about something.” But in my opinion, no one can make you feel bad about something that is not…

PARENTAL CONFIDENCE: MAKING YOUR KIDS THE BEST THEM THEY CAN BE

“Be great to them and they’ll be good to themselves.” In my youth, my mother always wanted to instill in her children that we were capable of accomplishing anything in life. It allowed us to enter the world ready to pursue whatever endeavor we…