Parenthood and the adversity paradox

Everyone grows up with a certain amount of adversity. You don’t experience just the good times, but also the bad and difficult times. So you grow up with a certain amount of emotional bacteria that protect you from these challenges. You learn how to survive, and to overcome heavy obstacles. Because unfortunately life is sometimes …

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Watch out for remote burnout

During the current worldwide crisis, we all have to make sacrifices and we need to adapt to the new normal. As there currently is no solution in sight, and a vaccine or cure is still in early development, we tell ourselves to settle with our new way of living. From a business perspective, it will …

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Forever alone

What happens to men who stay bachelors forever, according to science? Despite plenty of studies that show how parenthood and marriage benefit men, a growing body of research reveals that it’s more of a mixed-bag for bachelors than scientists previously thought. It’s never really that black or white…

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Is the earth full?

On July 11th we celebrate World Population Day. We are currently with over 7.6 billion people on this planet. Even though that number keeps rising, the growth has slowed. And it is believed that the total population will stop growing in the coming decennia. The theme of this year is “Family Planning is a Human …

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Parenting around the world

Parenting is not the same in every part of the world. Heck, not even in every household in your own town. And that’s okay. We learn from each other. Because somewhere in the middle is the best way to raise a kid. Take a look at these 11 parenting styles around the world. You might …

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Women’s insomnia

Scientific studies rarely take our side. But that doesn’t change the reason why your wife, the mother of your children, is awake every night. Besides the midnight feedings or throw-ups, the multiple nature calls, or just your snoring throughout the night. Your spouse is just worrying about the family. Again.

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It’s time to take fatherhood seriously

Take proud, you are father now.

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Let’s talk Parenting Taboos

Becoming a father changes your life. People will say it’s the best thing that will happen to you. And I’m not here to tell you otherwise. But there are some taboos that you can’t talk about. In this TED talk from 2010, Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman talk about some of these taboos. Let me …

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How to Entertain Your Toddler Without Using a Smartphone

I remember from when I was a kid, we used to play a game at a restaurant. The object of the game was to have everyone at the table ask one question at a time, and let them guess what or whoever you had in mind. We called it the “beep” (or “piep” in Dutch). …

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