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Parents who joke and pretend with their children are teaching them important life skills, research by the University of Sheffield has revealed. The study showed that children as young as 16 months old naturally learn the difference between joking...
Parents' estimations of their children's happiness differ significantly from the child's own assessment of their feelings, a study has shown. Research by psychologists at Plymouth University showed parents of 10 and 11-year-olds consistently overestimated their child's happiness, while those with...
190 million Americans share the luxuries of human life with their pets. Giving dogs and cats a place in human homes, beds and--sometimes even, their wills--comes with the family member package. Amongst these shared human-pet comforts is the unique luxury...
Parents who have low health literacy are less likely to choose government-recommended weight-loss strategies, such as increasing physical activity or serving more fruits and vegetables, to help their children control their weight than parents who are better able to...
Your teen will soon depart for university, so they may begin the extension of their academic education and their life as an independent adult. The university environment will provide them with social and intellectual tools that will guide them...
The percentages are probably very high that most couples don’t get married with the intention of “…’til divorce do us part… Unfortunately, and often after various attempts have failed, a couple reaches the realization the only way for them...
There is growing evidence that men's physiology can respond to involved parenthood -- something that was long thought to be limited to women. This suggests to us that active fatherhood has a deep history in the human species and...
Choosing wedding bands for yourself and/or your spouse is a big decision that both of you should weigh carefully, as these are the rings that will represent a bond that is supposed to last a lifetime. Some people like...
The easiest fungus gnat prevention method involves watering your indoor plants properly. Overwatering causes soil or garden mix to stay moist for longer periods of time, attracting those little pesky fungus gnats which look for a nice source of...