Raising Healthy, Happy Kids

Your life changes drastically after having a child.

5 Reasons Why Parenting Is A Lifelong Commitment

By Lianne Avila / September 25, 2017 /

No matter what, you are always going to worry about your children. Even after they are grown and out of the house. Once a parent, always a parent. I’m sure if you have a child, then you know your life changes drastically after a child. Of course, when your children are young they need you.…

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This article is for single parents raising a child. You aren't alone.

6 Tips For Single Parents Raising A Child

By Lianne Avila / September 8, 2017 /

Just because you are single, doesn’t mean that you and your child can’t flourish. Think of all the single parents raising a child out there. Which ones do you admire? Make a list and keep it by your side. The next time you are feeling down, pull it out. This will help make you feel…

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How Parents Can Help A Depressed Teenager

By Lianne Avila / September 3, 2017 /

Teens are being pushed more than ever these days. As a parent, you may feel you don’t understand your teenager. You can’ figure out why they are depressed. You have tried to give them everything you didn’t have at their age. So, the question is why are they depressed? Is it chemical? If so, what…

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How To Teach Your Kids To Have Empathy

By Lianne Avila / August 10, 2017 /

You want to raise your child to care about others. But, you feel there are many obstacles in the way. Look at what is happening in the world today. You just aren’t sure what to do. If you feel this way, you feel the same way many parents do these days. The good news is…

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Which Parenting Style Is Best For Raising Healthy, Happy Kids?

By Lianne Avila / July 17, 2017 /

We all know that when you have a child, everything changes. I know you have always wanted a child, but you probably didn’t know what you were in for. Yes, you are in this for life. There is no turning back. The good news is you have a wonderful child, they will love you for…

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6 Tips For Raising A Happy Child

By Lianne Avila / July 6, 2017 /

You want your child to be happy. Now, we know the definition of happiness varies. It’s easy to define happiness by how much money or material things you have. I always say, you can’t define happiness by your bank account. But, society tells us something different. You need a new car or those new jeans.…

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What To Do If What Makes Your Child Happy Makes You Sad

By Lianne Avila / June 20, 2017 /

Everybody wants to make their children happy. But, trying to make your children happy all the time is a bust. Nobody is happy all the time. You don’t want to teach your child that they must feel happy all the time. It’s easy to make that mistake. You want your child to have all of…

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7 Reasons Taking Care Of Yourself First Is Best For Your Kids

By Lianne Avila / May 25, 2017 /

“It’s your life; live it well.” Judge Judy Sheindlin I’m sure you’ve heard about self-care. We’ve all heard about putting our oxygen mask on first when on an airplane and it starts to go down. And, we know the reason why. You can’t take care of anyone else unless you have taken care of yourself…

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How To Raise A Happy Child As A Single Parent

By Lianne Avila / May 22, 2017 /

Single parents and their kids can flourish. This is nothing new. There are lots of single parents out there, that are doing well. Think of people you know, both famous and not so famous, that are flourishing as a single parent. One that comes to mind for me is President Obama. He was raised by…

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7 Tips For Raising A Healthy Child

By Lianne Avila / May 8, 2017 /

Now, who doesn’t want to raise a healthy child? All of the parents I have seen, want their children to be healthy and happy. Sounds simple, or does it? When you have a child, you have a dream. You have a picture of what life will be like for you, and your family. After a…

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