What Are Foster Parents Not Allowed to Do

What Are Foster Parents Not Allowed to Do

Foster parents play a crucial role in providing a safe and supportive environment for children who cannot live with their biological families. To ensure the well-being and protection of these vulnerable children, there are specific guidelines and regulations that foster parents must follow. While the rules may vary depending on the country or state, here … Read more

Inappropriate Co-Parenting While in a Relationship

Inappropriate Co Parenting While in a Relationship

Perhaps you have once got involved in another romantic relationship while co-parenting. Inappropriate co-parenting while in a relationship can create tension, conflict, and difficulty in maintaining healthy co-parenting relationships. This behaviour negatively impacts the dynamics between the two of you while raising a child or children together. Some examples of inappropriate co-parenting behaviors include: 1.         … Read more

Can You Lose Custody for Not Co Parenting

Can You Lose Custody for Not Co Parenting

Sarah and Mark, my neighbours, are parents to a wonderful teenage daughter, Stacy. At the beginning of their parenting journey, Sarah and Mark were the epitome of a happy family. They were a happy and supportive family, but over time, their relationship deteriorated due to constant arguments and disagreements regarding Stacy’s upbringing. Stacy, caught in … Read more

Can I Call CPS for Parental Alienation?

Can I Call CPS for Parental Alienation?

In my opinion, parental alienation is harmful to the child and the targeted parent. Whether you can call Child Protective Services (CPS) for parental alienation depends on the specific circumstances and the laws in your jurisdiction. Parental alienation is considered emotional abuse that may warrant the involvement of CPS. Reporting parental alienation to CPS may … Read more

How Losing a Parent Affects a Teenager

How Losing a Parent Affects a Teenager

Losing a parent as a teenager means experiencing the death of one of your parents during your teenage years, typically between the ages of 13 and 19. This is a significant loss that can have a profound impact on a teenager’s emotional, behavioral, and relationship well-being, as well as their overall development. Losing a parent … Read more

When Does Parenting Get Less Exhausting

When Does Parenting Get Less Exhausting

Parenting can be an exhausting and demanding job, and the answer to when it gets less exhausting can vary based on individual circumstances. However, there are a few factors that can contribute to making parenting less exhausting over time: As children grow older: As children grow and develop more independence, they become less physically demanding, … Read more

The Harsh Realm of Gentle Parenting

The Harsh Realm of Gentle Parenting

Gentle parenting is an approach to parenting that emphasizes empathy, respect, and non-violent communication. It is based on the belief that children should be treated as individuals with their own thoughts, feelings, and needs, rather than as objects to be controlled or manipulated. While gentle parenting is often associated with positive outcomes such as better … Read more

Are Chokers Inappropriate?

Are Chokers Inappropriate?

It is said that judge nothing but their appearance. Teen girls have so many ways to make their appearance appealing; from dressings, and accessories to distinctive personalities. Chokers are just some of the accessories that make girls look amazingly beautiful. But what does it mean to a 10-year-old wearing a choker? Are chokers inappropriate for … Read more

What is it Like Being a Teen Parent?

What is it Like Being a Teen Parent?

Sometimes being a teen parent requires patience and tolerance. The kid’s growth and development are still oscillating between toddlers and teens, and thus are not responsible enough. As a parent, having a teen in the house can make you at times go wild with shouts every other minute. However, being a teen parent can be … Read more