Family

The family is some thing more than the nucleus of our society. Understanding its behaviours, ways of communicating, emotional patterns, dysfunctions, and strategies for resolving problems will help you to construct much more satisfying bonds with your family.

Custody: Monsters Do Exist

In February, Custody (Jusqu’à la garde), the drama about violence against women from first-time filmmaker Xavier Legrand, won Best Film at the 44th edition of the César Awards in France. This was no surprise, as the film masterfully portrayed a…

Parents: Your Role in the Fears of Your Children

The attitude of parents towards the fears of their children can determine whether they hold onto those fears or not. This means that parents have an important part to play, as role models for emotion management. Lots of studies, like the…

Five Motivational Quotes for Family Growth

Are you having a bad day? Is everything is wrong at this moment and full of nonsense? Could you use a break, not only physically but also mentally? Then, these motivational quotes for family growth might be for you. Thus,…

Slave Grandparent Syndrome

To some extent, the emergence of the slave grandparent syndrome in Spain is due to changes that have occurred in recent decades to the family structure. Some important aspects are the incorporation of women into the working world and the…

Symmetry between Parents and Children

We live in a world where children are acting more and more like adults, and adults are acting more and more like children. In a nutshell, that’s what Argentinian psychologist Claudia Messing discusses in her book Symmetry between Parents and Children. …

Teaching Kids to Eat Healthily

Teaching your kids to eat healthily can seem like a challenge, but if you can teach them how to brush their teeth, you can teach kids to eat healthily. In modern societies, children’s nutrition has been a conflictive subject because…

Cutting Ties with a Family Member

If you’re no longer on speaking terms with a family member, no doubt there are reasons to justify your decision. That kind of decision isn’t taken lightly and it can take you on a difficult path. The reasons for cutting…

Regain Control as a Parent by Talking to Your Children

Nowadays, parents have a hard time finding good ways to educate their children, which makes them feel lost and apathetic. That’s how Jaime Barylko describes it in his book Fear for Children. In fact, according to this author, some parents who are…