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Raising a Successful Child Is a Curse for Every Parent

It’s tough being a parent. Parents do their best to make sure the kids live healthy and happy lives. Despite the good intentions, sometimes parents miss the mark. One of the most common mistakes that parents make is that they hang their hopes for success on the kids without realizing it. The well-known movie Little Miss Sunshine, is an example of this. The movie is built around a family’s journey to take their little girl Olive to a pageant. The family’s happiness seems to hinge upon Olive’s ability to perform in…

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What it Feels Like To Be The Child of Your Children?

Arguments between parents and children are normal, especially during the teenage years. Parents want to protect their kids, and kids are struggling to find their place in the world. This is a frustrating situation for both parties, and if they can’t talk about it, there are bound to be fights. Imagine what would happen if teens and their parents could trade places Freaky Friday (2003), starring Lindsey Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis, explores that idea. The two play a mother and daughter who are always at odds with one another….

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The Tremendous Impact of a Sad Family on an Innocent Child

One of the truest quotes I have ever heard goes something like “having a child is like having your heart pulled out of your body, then watching it try to navigate through life on its own”. In many ways, this is one of life’s toughest lessons, because children, especially younger ones, are so vulnerable and it is highly instinctive as a parent to want to protect them.[1] It’s our greatest responsibility. Parenthood can be a long, lonely road sometimes, where the best parent can question their abilities. However, typically wanting to…

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How To Paddleboard With a Child on Board

Paddleboarding with your kids makes for a great experience on activity vacations for families. We have got some tips for your to consider before you travel out with your kids. If you have a passion for paddle boarding, you may be looking forward to the day when your children are mature enough to join you on the water. Active holidays for families are much more fun when everyone can participate, and paddle board is not a contrary! The good news is, once your children have at least two years of…

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How to Teach your Child to Overcome Bully Problems

Bullying has become a serious problem in today’s schools. It is much more than just hurtful words; some kids are physically threatened and harmed and even develop other problems, like anxiety and depression, when bullying persists. In many situations, the bully needs help too. One look at the daily news and you will see evidence of this. Maybe it’s even closer than you suspect. Let me tell you a little story. In high school, I was a kid who used to punch a boy who would never speak up or…

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5 hilarious comics that prove you can be a good parent and still act like a child.

<br> When I was younger, I thought that when I became an adult, things would make more sense and life would be easier. I believed this because I didn’t see adults having temper tantrums. I just assumed that, once people became adults, things got smoother. I assumed the world of chaos and confusion would magically dwindle and subside. But my 18th birthday came and went, and the feeling of “adult” was nowhere to be found. Sure, I wasn’t having temper tantrums anymore (or should I say, too many temper tantrums),…

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A heartbreaking photo of a Syrian child went viral. Here are 3 things we can do about it.

We can’t unsee that photo of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh. But now, we have a choice: We can turn away, or we can do something about it. <br> By now you’ve probably seen that startling photo of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh from Aleppo, Syria. Plenty of other powerful and arresting moments have been caught on camera since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011. But none of them have managed to send shockwaves around the world quite like this photo, taken by Mahmoud Raslan: a child dressed in dust and…

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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ play will be published as a “special rehearsal edition” book

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a play, written by Jack Thorne based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, Thorne, and John Tiffany, catches up with Harry Potter 19 years after the Harry Potter series. Potter is now a husband, father of three, and an overworked employee at the Ministry of Magic, Harry must continually grapple with his past while his youngest son, Albus, struggles with a weighty and unwanted family legacy. The “special rehearsal edition” book will publish on July 30, the day after the show formally opens…

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“Harry Potter And The Cursed Child” Just Announced So Many Cast Members

*Chants* NEW HARRY POTTER, NEW HARRY POTTER, NEW HARRY POTTER. According to the official Twitter account of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the eighth Harry Potter story has officially started rehearsals. Twitter: @HPPlayLDN They also also just announced 39 new cast members. Manuel Hartan / Via Twitter: @HPPlayLDN Previously, the only cast we knew of was the new trio – Harry, Ron, and Hermione being played by Jamie Parker, Paul Thornley, and Noma Dumezweni, respectively. Here they are with J.K. Rowling, as well as Jack Thorne and John Tiffany,…

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