In a world full of fame and luxury, country superstar Carrie Underwood has chosen a different path. Despite her enormous success, she has found solace in a simpler, more down-to-earth lifestyle on a serene farm. With her family, Carrie breeds horses, cultivates their food, and embraces the joys of nature and farming. Her story has inspired others to appreciate life’s pleasures and cherish family and animals.
Despite being the daughter of 2 Hollywood A-listers, we don’t see much of Suri Cruise in the spotlight now that she’s a teenager. Suri’s childhood, however, was very different, as she was constantly followed by paparazzi everywhere. This is why, after her parents’ divorce, her devoted mom Katie Holmes made a pact with herself to help her daughter have a normal and well-grounded upbringing.
Unconventional parenting means doing things differently from what most people think is normal. It’s interesting to see how these different approaches can challenge the usual ways of parenting. When we look at all the choices parents make, we see a wide range of possibilities shaped by their own beliefs, experiences, and a wish to create their own special way of raising children.
The famous Britain’s Got Talent star shocked her fans with the announcement that she had suffered a minor stroke last April. We haven’t seen her perform for a pretty long time, and she herself even doubted whether she could perform at all after her health deteriorated. Yet, Susan is famous for her brilliant capacity to overcome struggles after all, and now we can cheer up with her as we watch her long-awaited return to the stage.
Being loved unconditionally plays a crucial role in a child’s emotional and psychological development. However, how we express our affection to our children can differ based on our family backgrounds and upbringing.
In June 2023, the digital issue of Glamour UK was published and on the cover it featured Logan Brown, a transgender activist and author. Logan spoke about his upbringing and his journey into finding out who he really was. Of course, the moment that made him gain fame was when he found out he was pregnant and announced it on his TikTok account. After going through a whirlwind of emotions, he and his partner came to peace with it and couldn’t wait to meet their new baby.
Unlike many celebrities who strive for eternal youth to cater to public demands, Helen Hunt consistently disregarded the media’s fixation on her, focusing on her own life and the upbringing of her daughter. Today, she is genuinely satisfied with what she’d achieved, embracing her appearance and cherishing the love that surrounds her.
Pierce Brosnan, who stole our hearts as James Bond back in the day, recently reached a milestone: the big 7-0! Apart from his iconic role, many of us admire him for his immense love and unwavering devotion he has for his wife, Keely Shaye Smith. When she faced hurtful body-shaming from the public, Brosnan became her shield, fiercely protecting her. Intrigued by Pierce Brosnan’s life, we delved deeper and discovered more facts we didn’t know about him.
Against all odds and societal expectations, a woman with Down syndrome successfully gave birth to a baby boy. Not only that, she took on the role of a single mother, facing challenges head-on alongside her precious son, who shares the same condition. With a lot of love and care, she’s been raising her son for 27 years.
Michael Caine is an acclaimed English actor with a career spanning over 60 years. His captivating demeanor, combined with his British charm in movies like Interstellar, made him the great performer he is today. The actor has recently celebrated his 90th birthday, and as the years go by, he takes stock of what he has gone through, from humble beginnings to becoming a real cultural icon and acting legend.
Woody Harrelson has one of Hollywood’s most interesting and versatile film careers. He is an exceptionally flexible actor, one of the few who can seamlessly switch from outrageous comedies to serious dramas. Harrelson is always one of the most captivating characters on-screen, but he has also shown what a wonderful father and husband he can be to his family. Thus, we’re reliving some of the most memorable moments of his private life, full of ups and downs.
Pop icon Rihanna is a household name, and it would be difficult to find someone who hasn’t heard at least one of her hit songs. But not as many people know about the struggles she’s had to overcome in her life. While many celebrities were born into wealthy families, Rihanna had a less lavish upbringing. Despite the cards she was dealt at birth, the Barbadian singer triumphantly rose above all the challenges.
Whenever we hear the name Jackie Chan, martial arts and a good dose of comedy come to mind. Chan has had a thriving career and has accumulated a fortune estimated at around $400 million. But he is also a father and has had to make tough decisions in the upbringing of his son Jaycee—the most exemplary being the announcement that after his death, all his money will go to charity.
Despite having millions of dollars and being 48, Bradley Cooper still prefers living with his mom. However, it’s not only because of comfort, as a family tragedy is involved. In any case, the actor is blessed with a fantastic mother, and we’re happy that their bond only gets stronger every day.
Even though Steve Carell is best known for playing the hilarious lead character on the TV show, The Office, he is a very nice, generous person on top of that. His success hasn’t stopped him from living the modest and straightforward life he has always valued. Carell is undoubtedly a famous person whose story we love to share, as he has always managed to stay grounded while making the most of his fame.
Drew Barrymore has never been shy about discussing her Hollywood upbringing and often shares tales of her non-traditional childhood with the public. She has been open about her struggles. Today, her story serves as a testament to the power of personal growth and forgiveness. Her ability to find peace with her past inspires those struggling with similar experiences.
Like all parents, famous moms and dads want to raise their kids well, so they have to follow different upbringing methods. Some of them even come up with their own life hacks that can surprise people who believe in more traditional methods. We think that as long as both parents and kids are happy, it doesn’t really matter what anyone thinks.
Psychology tells us that what we become when we grow up is mostly because of our upbringing and great genes. And some people hit the jackpot in the genetic lottery and receive unconditional love from their families. And others manage to find fame thanks to their parents’ unwavering support.
Being a parent may be one of the greatest desires for some people. And while it fills their lives with joy and love, it is a task that comes with a lot of responsibility. Since children don’t come with an instruction manual at birth, parents have to work hard to ensure that their upbringing is healthy and appropriate. Of course, every strategy depends on what each family feels is best for their children.
Everybody knows that it’s “better to be safe than sorry,” and many parents can’t stress enough how important this is. With that in mind, they do anything to prevent their children from experiencing situations that could harm them by having a secret code that they can say or send when, for some reason, they are uncomfortable away from home. This method, even though it may seem striking, is a part of the upbringing in many families.
Some methods of upbringing get a very firm position in society, and they’re passed down from generation to generation and are used habitually since everyone was raised this way. However, when looking back, modern people start to notice that some upbringing methods should actually be reconsidered.
Parents often have different attitudes toward upbringing: moms might get really worried and dads remain calm and vice versa, when moms are strong, dads might give in and be weak. The most important thing is to always keep your child interested.
Adopting a kid is a difficult process full of hopes that changes the habitual flow of life completely. Some people instantly get a new family with a bond even stronger than the ones in ordinary families, others spend years trying to gradually build up relationships, but eventually fail to find any common ground.
Parents don’t always think about what they’re saying to their child. Sometimes they might yell at them after a hard and tiring day, other times, they might ignore their kid’s fears. In most cases, all this is done for educational purposes and with the best objectives. But as we know, good intentions are not always enough and sometimes parents’ ambitions or inattentiveness might spoil their kid’s life greatly.
Upbringing methods are different in every family. Some parents talk children into something, others show something with their own examples. And it doesn’t matter how you teach children — what matters the most is that they grow up to be good people.
Japanese children are amazing. As a rule, they’re polite, friendly, and don’t let their feelings run wild. In Japan, you’ll rarely meet a child who’s crying in the supermarket (though there are always exceptions to the rule).
According to UK biologists your sense of humor doesn't depend on your genes but correlates directly with your upbringing. In our younger years we often find our parents' jokes lame, but when we look back at them as adults we’ll laugh out loud and end up doing the same for our children.
When you become a parent, you take great responsibility for your baby’s future. Everyone wants their children to be kind, honest, sympathetic, and brave. However, these qualities won’t appear out of nowhere. A good upbringing and personal examples are the keys to success. We at Bright Side considered 10 things you might want to tell your child before he or she turns 10 years old.