We are moving in together and we both have kids

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You’ve met your partner and now look forward to joining your families. But you both have children from your previous relationship(s) and are concerned about how to go around moving in together and what to expect. … Read more

Why You Should Get Your Child a Pet

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When getting a pet, allergies and respiratory difficulties are the initial and most common concerns. The type of pet, size and also any specific breed requirements needs to be taken into consideration in order to also … Read more

Dog owner or dog parent?

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The traditional definition of a family consisted of a group of one or more parents and their children living together. Throughout the years, the understanding of the term family has changed as society started to be … Read more

Kif ħa niġbed lil uliedi lejja?

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  1. X’taħseb li qiegħed iwasslek biex tħossok distanti minn uliedek?

Tajjeb li tibda billi tirrifletti ftit fuq għaliex taħseb li hemm din id-distanza bejnek u bejn uliedek. Dan huwa għaliex ir-raġunijiet jistgħu jvarjaw ħafna minn ċirkustanza għal … Read more

What is a family?

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A quick google search will show how the answer to this question is not a straightforward one. Traditionally we think of a family consisting of a mother, father and children.  This is called a nuclear family. … Read more

Are me and my dog a family?

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There is a reason why man’s best friend is such a popular statement, when the topic of dogs comes up. Whether you are a dog lover or not, you may have some questions on how people … Read more

The Reality of Kids Raised by a Same Sex Couple

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Upon Malta’s legalisation of same-sex civil union and adoption in 2014, concerns about the wellbeing of children in same-sex families arose. Professor Angela Abela, Malta’s leading family expert, informed the parliament’s consideration of the bills at … Read more

Parental Pressure when you’re an adult

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Supposedly, when we’re adults, long gone are the days where our parents dictated who we marry or which profession we choose (for some of us). Yet, despite the changing times, helicopter parents are still on the … Read more