Tag Archives: Family

World Health Day 2018: This is how you can prevent Cancer even if it runs in your family!

World Health Day 2018: This is how you can prevent cancer even if it runs in your family! According to health experts,cancer can be caused by genetic mutations and its risk can multiply if it runs in your family. Cancer can be caused by abnormal genes that get passed to the next generations by those affected. In such a case, it ... Read More »

Unplugged Parenting – the smart new way to have a family digital detox

End the iParenting wars CREDIT: CHRISTOPHER FURLONG/GETTY Do you feel concerned about the amount of time your children spend online?  Do you find technology causes friction as you wrench their screens off them at the dinner table and bedtime? Rare is the parent who will answer no to either of those questions. But then ask yourself this. Do you also endlessly check your ... Read More »

Raising A Vegan Family: Solutions to common vegan parenting social challenges

Raising a family comes with great joys and great challenges, and doing things differently from the majority can both add to these joys and challenges. Vegan parenting is rewarding on so many levels, but it can also bring about social challenges that non-vegan families do not have to face or consider on a regular basis. Also, it brings about certain ... Read More »

Parenting: working dads at centre of new family research

Children see spending time with their fathers as ‘special and unique’. There’s no aptitude test for fathers, no mandatory training or licensing system to ensure all dads are good dads. No; for this role, laws and regulations give way to nature and nurture, a miracle of love expected to close the loop on a picture-perfect family. It’s assumed young men ... Read More »

Poway family glad for fostering parenting experience

Sarah and Adam Croxford with sons Zed and Monty. (Courtesy photo) Like many people, Sarah and Adam Croxford had misconceptions about fostering infants and toddlers. They thought they needed to be perfect parents to their young sons Zed and Monty before taking on the challenges of fostering. And they were more than a bit intimidated by the prospect of interacting ... Read More »

Hasbro Is Launching a Subscription Service for Family Games

Hasbro will launch a new game subscription service this summer, becoming the first big toy maker to try a business model that has found success for other consumer products like razors, beauty products, and meal kits. This summer, the toy maker behind Transformers and My Little Pony will launch the Hasbro Gaming Crate, which will ship three new curated games ... Read More »

Effective Parenting In A Blended Family

A blended family includes children from a previous marriage of one spouse or both, and being a parent or step parent in these circumstances presents its own unique challenges and rewards. While you don’t necessarily have to rewrite your parenting rules in blended family, it is important to quickly establish a clear role for the new step parents. If, for ... Read More »

How to Choose the Right Dog Breed for Your Family

Even the most casual observer of the Peanuts comic strip knows that Snoopy was the perfect dog for Charlie Brown. Then again, Charlie Brown didn’t have to pick the perfect dog or dog breed. It was written for him. Not being fictional characters, pairing your family with the perfect dog breed will be quite a bit more challenging. It is ... Read More »

Moto Z Family and Moto G4 to Receive Android 7.0 Nougat Update in Q4 2016

Almost all of the Nexus devices have already received the newly launched Android 7.0 Nougat by now. While the non-Nexus devices are still waiting for the Android 7.0 Nougat rollout, Lenovo has plans to release the update to its Moto devices as early as the Q4. Lenovo has confirmed that customers can “expect to see Android N on the Moto ... Read More »

Apple Shuts Down iTunes Allowance, Directs Users to Family Sharing

Apple no longer allows users to to set up iTunes Allowances for their kids as it plans to completely shut down the programme on May 25 this year. The feature allowed parents to set up a monthly credit line for kids to spend on App Store and iTunes. The announcement came via a support note on the Cupertino-based tech firm’s ... Read More »