Formula For A Great Relationship
A healthy relationship is set on three building blocks: cohesion, flexibility, and communication. Let's look at how these different building blocks work in conjunction with each other to establish a great relationship.
Being \"yourself\" in the Workplace
Most of us spend a large part of our life at work and therefore being yourself at the workplace is pivotal to maximize your work potential, health and happiness. But what if you feel like you have to hide a very critical part of what defines you? Your gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, caste or a disability to get social acceptance. Read on to find out the struggle and dilemma one could go through in such a situation and thereby, the impact on the workplace..
Adopting a Child: The Early Days
Adopting a baby is a wonderful and heartwarming experience. It can also be scary, overwhelming and stressful. After a long wait and a mountain of paper work, your baby is finally with you. You are most likely beset with conflicting emotions. Here's how to cope with the new bundle of joy in your life and the changes he/she brings to the family.
Adult Sibling Relationships
We live at such a frenzied pace that sometimes we have time only for our work and barely manage to squeeze our family into our daily schedule. Here are a few suggestions to enhance your relationship with your siblings.
Adopting An Older Child
The process of adoption requires a lot of thought on the part of the prospective adoptive family. When it comes to the choice of adopting an older child, it does require some amount of preparation. If you are considering adopting a child older than 2 to 3 years you could face a unique set of challenges and issues. Adopting older children is rewarding, but it comes with its own set of considerations.
Adopting a Child - The Early Days
After months of waiting and completing a mountain of paper work, your baby is finally with you. The responsibility that comes with adoption is no different from that of a biological child, but it may feel a bit strange because the child is not biologically yours. Don't worry. Research shows that adoptive families form bonds as easily as biological families. It may just require a different kind of preparation.
More Ideas for Quality Time
When you give your children quality time, you give them the feeling that they are loved, important, connected with you, valued and significant in your life. No toy or activity will ever be a substitute for a parent's focused, undistracted time with their child.
Bonding with Your New Baby
"I feel like I went through 9 long months, of eagerness and excitement to see my baby, the pain of delivery and now I'm not even able to enjoy my own child because I hardly ever see her. I feel like I'm hardly even a mother." Do you also feel the same? Find out the ways that might be just for you to enjoy motherhood in the best possible way.
Spending Quality Time
The concept of "quality time" has become popular over the past few years. The idea behind this is that it does not matter how much time you spend with your child as long as the time spent is of high quality. Research has shown that both the quality and quantity of time parents spend with their children are important. Quite understandably, parents end up confused as to whether or not they are really doing what is best for their child.
Your second baby? How fathers can help
A father's involvement is particularly valuable when the second baby arrives. He can help the older child with feelings of jealousy and in the process develop a closer bond with him/her.