From the joyous chaos of playtime to the heartwarming moments of familial love, the "Family & Kids" section invites you to explore the many facets of family life. It's a space dedicated to sharing stories, advice, and insights about familial bonds that make life meaningful and fulfilling.
Here you can find a variety of topics, each shedding light on the complex and beautiful dynamics of family life. You'll read stories that highlight parenting trials and triumphs, offering perspectives from different walks of life and diverse family structures. Here, we celebrate the unconventional and embrace the unique, recognizing that every family has its own story to tell.
In the "Family & Kids" section, we believe in the importance of lifelong learning. You'll find thought-provoking articles that challenge common misconceptions and encourage open discussion about topics that matter. From understanding the benefits of sleeping in separate beds to navigating the complexities of sibling relationships, we aim to provide you with a fresh look at family dynamics.
Safety and well-being are paramount to us. We share tips and insights from experts that can help ensure your loved ones' safety. Whether it's a swimming instructor warning about the dangers of a seemingly harmless habit or a story highlighting the importance of DNA testing, our articles are designed to inform and educate.
As we explore the world of parenting, we also delve into the joys and challenges of raising children. From celebrity parenting styles to the awe-inspiring resilience of parents searching for their lost child, our articles encapsulate the breadth of experiences that shape the journey of parenthood.
In the spirit of inclusivity, we also shine a light on controversial topics that spark important conversations about parenting decisions. We believe in creating a platform for open dialogue, where everyone can share their views and learn from others.
Overall, the "Family & Kids" section is a celebration of family life in all its forms. It's a space where you can immerse yourself in stories that inspire, educate, and provoke thought. No matter what your family looks like, we hope that our content will resonate with you, offering a deeper understanding of the dynamics that make family life both challenging and rewarding.
Join us as we explore the intricate tapestry of family life, diving into stories that capture the essence of love, resilience, and the undeniable bond that ties us together.
Disciplining a child isn’t about punishing them, it’s about improving their behavior. Only then can they grow up to be psychologically and socially stable adults. But the same tactics for teaching discipline to a 2-year-old won’t work with a 10-year-old. Many parents may be tempted to resort to punishments as a remedy for all ages, but there are other more simple and effective strategies recommended by pediatricians to teach children to be disciplined.
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.
Since children’s brains are not fully developed, they usually use misbehavior as a tool to communicate their needs and emotional state. But sometimes it’s a sign that parents are doing something wrong, and punishment isn’t the best solution. Many adults are simply unaware of how their actions can be the reason why their kids are acting out.
Introducing Michella Meier-Morsi, the incredible mother who welcomed a set of triplet sons — Theodore, Charles, and Gabriel — in the previous year. Before this, she had already given birth to twins in 2018 and desired to expand her family further. Now, here are the most recent developments in her journey.
Careless words can even affect adults negatively, let alone children. After all, they are just starting to understand this world, they don’t know how to filter the information they receive, and they practically accept everything on faith. Nevertheless, no parent is immune to mistakes. As a result, dubious educational phrases are passed from generation to generation, which imperceptibly, but steadily affect the psyche of children in a disparaging way.
According to statistics, almost every single parent is convinced that they are doing the right job raising their children and teaching them lessons. But in fact, it’s not all that simple and smooth. Most of the time, adults can’t control their emotions and punish their children more than they deserve. This, in turn, has negative consequences for the children: they develop fears and stereotypes that make everything harder for them.
A study has found that some children can start appreciating humor at as early as at 1-month-old, and 50% of kids begin to make their own jokes around 11 months. And whether they are trying to make us deliberately laugh or not, we have to admit that children spread humor and love wherever they go. Because, as we watch them discover life with their curious and innocent minds, we realize how pure and genuine their souls really are.
Matt Damon met his wife, Luciana, in 2003, and 2 decades later, they’re still beaming with love for one another. The actor adopted Alexia, Luciana’s daughter from her previous marriage, and they welcomed 3 daughters of their own, each born 2 years apart. Damon is a doting father of 4, and he has a couple of rules he swears by, that have helped his family thrive.
All families have probably faced situations where it’s hard to make a decision in the moment. But Jenna Herrera’s family experienced a real-life miracle, with Jenna and another woman getting pregnant at the same time by Jenna’s husband. The amazed woman posted a video on TikTok explaining how her pregnancy almost coincided with another woman’s, and what she and her husband are planning to do with the whole situation.
Thinking about a ten-year-old girl getting married might make people uneasy. But what if it was a heartfelt way to fulfill the dreams of a child who won’t get the chance? Emma Edwards, the little girl of this story had always dreamed of her own wedding. Love has the power to create something beautiful even in difficult times, just like the special connection between Emma and her childhood sweetheart.
Looking at old photographs of ourselves as babies, dropping off our kids for their first day of kindergarten, or simply blinking and waking up to our firstborn in our arms — these moments fill us with nostalgia and make us realize how fast time really flies. Love is a universal language, and it seems like the happy moments are the ones that matter the most and make our hearts feel cozy in an instant.
Mayim Bialik is famous for playing the brilliant person on The Big Bang Theory, but she can do many different things. She’s not only an actress and a brain scientist but also a great mom to two kids. Bialik has modern and unique ideas about being a parent, and her thoughts are definitely worth thinking about.
Content creator Bramty Juliette shared a deeply personal account of her childbirth experience, reflecting on her desire to have her husband and mother by her side during this significant moment. However, her expectations didn’t align with reality. In this article, we delve into Bramty’s story, discussing the podcast revelation and the subsequent TikTok upload.
Charlotte and Isabelle Baldock are girls, who live with a special health condition. The sisters have to take more than 10 medications, 3 times a day, to manage their illness. Their parents decided to make an outstanding act of sacrifice. All they strive for is to save their beloved kids’ lives, and seems like both parents have no fear and hesitation and bravely face the ordeal of destiny.
A Utah mom, Amber Wright, recently went viral after posting a video of herself hugging her son, Brixton, after a football game. The video showed Wright straddling her son in a celebratory embrace, which raised eyebrows and led to criticism from some who felt the hug was inappropriate. However, Wright defended the hug, saying that it was a moment of pure joy and that she was proud of her son’s accomplishments.
Having a good relationship with your mother-in-law can be challenging, but also rewarding. However, sometimes things can go wrong and cause a lot of hurt and resentment. A Reddit user shared a story of how her mother-in-law shocked her with her actions and how she still can’t find the power to forgive her.
There’s no denying that parenting multiple children presents a significant challenge. Balancing the need to instill values and life lessons while offering emotional support and handling daily tasks can be daunting for moms and dads. Therefore, it’s not uncommon for many parents to feel overwhelmed, turning to social media platforms like X as an outlet to express their frustrations and to share humor regarding the challenges of raising siblings.
Pam and Gary Willis made the compassionate decision to adopt seven siblings under 16 who tragically lost their parents in a car crash. Despite already having five children of their own, they stepped in after discovering their story and provided these kids with a loving home.
Genetics work in mysterious ways. Sometimes children look more like one parent than the other or even more like relatives, grandparents, uncles, or aunts. In today’s compilation, we wanted to show how a multi-ethnic background gave these celebrities their unique beauty.
No kid should ever have to endure being the target of mockery or made to feel inferior simply because they don’t fit into a certain mold. Luna’s mom understood this on a profound level. When she saw her own beloved child being subjected to taunts and jests, a fierce determination ignited within her. She was resolute in her mission to bring about a change — a change that would ensure her child’s happiness and self-worth.Joined by her equally supportive husband, they took it upon themselves to lift their little one’s spirits and restore her infectious smile. Every child, without exception, deserves to grow up in an environment where they feel supported and cherished. This environment is built upon the foundation of nurturing parents and a sturdy family structure. When a child knows that they have unwavering allies who will stand by them through thick and thin, an overwhelming sense of security and happiness envelops them. It’s a fact that each one of us is born unique, with a distinctive set of traits and characteristics. It’s these very differences that make us stand out in a crowd. While society often places undue emphasis on physical appearance and conventional attractiveness, the truth remains that genuine beauty goes beyond the surface. It’s not about the superficial; it’s about what lies beneath.And that brings us to the heartwarming story of Luna and her family. In a world that sometimes struggles to celebrate diversity, this narrative serves as a beacon of hope. Luna’s mom and dad exemplify the transformative power of love and determination. They chose not to stand idly by when their child faced adversity. Instead, they took proactive steps to ensure that Luna not only regained her confidence but also embraced her individuality with pride.Their story teaches us that every child’s journey is unique and deserving of respect. It reminds us that the responsibility to foster a nurturing environment rests with everyone — parents, teachers, friends, and society as a whole. When we prioritize acceptance over judgment and compassion over ridicule, we pave the way for children like Luna to flourish.So let this tale be a reminder that no act of kindness, no matter how small, goes unnoticed. Just as Luna’s parents made a significant impact on their child’s life, each of us has the power to create ripples of positivity and change. By celebrating our differences and standing up for what’s right, we can collectively shape a world where every child feels valued, loved, and empowered.
We all want our children to grow up into happy and successful adults. So we use upbringing techniques that, as we believe, will help us achieve this goal. We teach our children to listen to adults and concentrate on studying but it hasn’t ever crossed our minds that such lessons may bring more harm than good in the future. Some popular and wide-spread ideas don’t benefit the younger generations anymore. And what will happen in 10-20 years?
Every mom and dad know how different it is to have their first child vs the children after that. This is because their experience, knowledge, and skills grow as well as their leniency and sense of humor.
Every day, the female body is exposed to more and more judgment from society. Social media feeds are full of unrealistic photos that can really make someone feel uncomfortable in their own skin. For women with postpartum bodies, this topic can be the most sensitive. To support others, this proud mother decided to stop hiding behind filters or pieces of clothing and embrace the flaws that truly make us special.
When Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner recently reunited in Italy with their kids, it got people talking. Their time together looked genuinely heartwarming, leading to speculation about what it all meant. Some folks couldn’t help but wonder if there might be something more going on, like infidelity, and the gossip mill churned away.
There is some art that shows its creator’s soul. One of these artists is the talented Soosh. Over 200,000 people follow her on Instagram. And we understand why: Soosh draws some invisible but incredibly important things like love, support, and coziness.
Raised in a loving environment, Dakota Johnson was fortunate to have her biological parents and her stepfather, Antonio Banderas, who played a significant role in introducing her to the world of cinema. Despite her parents’ breakup, they managed to maintain an amicable relationship, and Banderas became an important figure in Johnson’s life. Johnson expressed gratitude towards her “bonus dad” for his unwavering support as she succeeded in her career. The deep respect and affection between the stepfather and stepdaughter are genuinely heartwarming, even for the most skeptical individuals.
Sharon Yvonne Stone has gained recognition as a legendary figure in the world of cinema. Her notable performances in acclaimed movies have become her trademark. However, her fame in one of those movies came with a serious setback. Her role as Catherine Tramell alongside Michael Douglas in the 1992 erotic thriller, Basic Instinct, led a judge to conclude she was an unfit parent for her son, Roan.
When a baby is really young, their parents tend to have a bunch of fears about their little one’s well-being and health. They try to guess exactly what their baby wants and what it is that might be causing them discomfort. But how do you understand babies without using words? Experts outline 3 main methods that can help babies communicate with adults.
Behind the scenes of Friends, Courteney Cox was dealing with an emotional struggle that many of her fans were unaware of. Having experienced 7 miscarriages prior to filming the iconic birth scene on the show, Cox had to put on a brave face and hide her pain from the public eye. Her story is eye-opening because she shows that even the most funny and beloved characters can be going through unimaginable hardships below the surface.
We have published stories several times about parents whose actions insulted their kids for life. Some adults didn’t keep their promises, others punished their offspring unfairly, and then there were the ones who didn’t support their kids during a difficult moment. Luckily, not all parents are the same. Some of our readers told us about things from their childhood that helped them feel the sincere love of their parents.