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12 Things People Wish Their Parents Taught Them

Parenting is tough and every generation has their own challenges. Many people grow up struggling through life, wishing they had known better. From life lessons and practical skills to emotional intelligence and personal development, the wisdom imparted by parents plays a significant role in shaping our lives. Yet, amid the complexities of modern society, there are often valuable insights and essential knowledge that people feel were overlooked in their upbringing they believe would have made life a little easier. Here is a list of things people wish their parents had taught them. 

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10 Ways Families Entertained Themselves Before Technology Took Over

The 1960s was a decade marked by the absence of smartphones, tablets, and streaming services. Families found joy and entertainment in simpler, more unplugged ways. Let’s take a delightful trip down memory lane and explore ten ways families entertained themselves in the 1960s, fostering connection, laughter, and cherished memories.

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11 Fun Activities that Kept 80s Kids Occupied

The 1980s may seem simpler compared to now, but there were still significant cultural and technological changes, especially for children. While many of the activities enjoyed by kids in that decade may seem outdated by today’s standards, they still hold a special place in the hearts of those who grew up during that era. Here are ten activities that were popular among kids in the 1980s.

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The Overdiagnosis of ADHD in Children

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has become a prevalent diagnosis in children over the years, with a significant rise in the number of cases reported both in the United States and worldwide. While ADHD can undoubtedly impact a child’s life, there is growing concern about the overdiagnosis of this disorder. It’s vital to explore the potential misdiagnosis of ADHD in children to shed light on the long-term effects and the intricate issues surrounding the use of ADHD medications.

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12 Reasons Homeschooling is On the Rise in the United States

In recent years, an increasing number of families have been embracing homeschooling as an alternative to traditional education systems. This trend reflects a growing desire among parents to take a more active role in their children’s learning journey, while tailoring to their individual needs and values. The following are some issues that may be causing this exodus of homeschoolers from the public school system.

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13 Disturbing Signs That a Child May Be a Psychopath

As a parent, you want only the best for your child. You want to believe they will have a wonderfully happy and fulfilling life. You also want to believe your child is healthy both physically and mentally, but unfortunately, that’s not the case for all. Some children suffer from serious psychological disorders that can stem from various issues and circumstances, but does that mean the child is a psychopath?

Here are 13 disturbing signs that a child may be a psychopath.

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The Most Common Reasons Kids Drop Out of School

The decision to drop out of school is a complex interplay of various factors, each contributing to the disheartening trend of premature school exits. While education stands as the cornerstone of personal and societal development, a disconcerting number of students choose to abandon this path. The following are the most common reasons behind this disheartening phenomenon, aiming to shed light on the intricate challenges students face and the systemic issues that contribute to their decisions.

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10 Things Kids Do Better Than Adults. Can We Learn From Them?

Ever feel like going back to your childhood to experience the days of carefree living? Being a kid is a sweet deal if you only had to struggle with vegetables and bedtime growing up. But can we learn some lessons from children and implement them as adults? 

Could thinking like a child have prevented world wars by giving all parties involved ice cream and slime to play with as a distraction?

Seriously, there are many things that children do better than adults. Some things on this list are just for fun, but consider things you can implement in your life today. Living in the moment and putting your problems aside for a little while, trying new things and adventures with the same enthusiasm as they have, and doing more of what makes you happy.