When should I move to a new state with small kids ages 9 and 11?

You should move within a year or sooner or they will have already become 10 and 12.

Is family-life worth it?

It completely depends upon what you want to do in life NEXT WITHOUT FAMILY.Most of us it's needed for emotional, mental, financial and otherwise support. It's worth it.For Mother Teresa, Anna Hajare ji , Sindhutai Sapkal, HH Radhanath Swami Maharaj, Narendra Modi, They have HIGHER goals than normal house holds. It's not worth it.It's upto you.. :)

What are some travel hacks for a family traveling together?

Here are a couple of tips for flying with a newborn and small kids:Newborns:Bring a small pillow to help with feeding during the flight.Try to get a window seat so your baby can have a little more wiggle room.Change your baby's

What is the ideal biological age for a woman to have children?

The ideal biological age doesn't give you the ideal age for parenthood.  Very young women tend to have much easier deliveries.  Older women have greater risk of  unwanted complications.  Children born to either end of the spectrum can be incredibly intelligent.  

How's life with your family right now?

It's going well.My brother is off to college, so it's quieter around the house! Thank Jesus. I get to still see my dad on the weekends. I can't stay there during the week because he lives 20 minutes away and I would have to wake

Why do most states give parental control of a child to the mother?

It has to do with sexual politics. Back in the nineteenth century, when most people lived on farms, children were an economic asset to the family and were usually left in the father's custody. Today, in the twenty-first century, children are an economic liability and are therefore put into the mother's custody.

What family in your life was very bizarre?

That'd be me. I'm pretty sure I'm the crazy aunt with the wild hair and weird thoughts about the world. I'm too grounded to be a new ager, and too imaginative to be... well, you get the idea.I have never fit in anywhere

What are some good ways to tell young kids about a death in the family?

I'm sorry for your loss. Dealing with the death of someone is hard enough, and when you also need to explain it to your children, that can be even more tough. Don't worry about doing it in some exact, perfect way. I think being open and

How should I ask my parents for a phone?

Your question reminds me of the time when I had asked my parents for a phone and didn't get one!!! Well they insisted I keep my mom's phone on days when I had my board exams, had to go to school and there was social unrest in

What is the best way to make your friends and family happy?

Recognizing you can't. Their emotions have very little to do with your actions no matter what they say. Free yourself of the

Is family really all that important?

Family is important, but you have to decide upon what relationship (if any) you will have with your family.My wife is one of three children. Her mother often mistreated them when they were young, and when they married wanted to retain control of their lives. She caused

What was John Steinbeck's family life like as he grew up? How did his family life affect his writing?

I've read everything he wrote except for his early writings. I warn you: I'm writing this from memory. I did research my favorite book he wrote:

At what age do people feel the desire to start a family and to have kids?

There's no set age where people feel they must have kids. Some children, when they are little, talk about wanting to be parents. Some teenagers think about how they'll be better parents than their own parents. Some people in their 20s feel that clock tick and get into kids with great gung ho. Some in their

Do people have less happy family life?

Depends upon each individual of the family.I have been bought up in one of the most happiest places by one of the best parents in the world.Both of my parents have a good understanding till now even though my father has to stay away from us

How does family life differ for your children from the way family life was for you?

My daughter helped around the house when she was young. That all stopped in high school because of the amount of homework, research papers, books to read, mandatory volunteer projects and working part time.Mt sisters and I did not have the school work that my daughter did so it was our

Why do some parents give their children (under the age of 13) smart phones and iPads?

This is really no different from giving kids a Windows 95 computer or an NES: it is for the child's entertainment. Not all parents today are buying their way out of spending time with their kids, just as not all parents were doing so in the 90's. Not all parents are looking for

How important is your family in your life?

With every decade that goes by (now six and a half of them) the importance of family in my scheme of things as only grown larger. I have witnessed that money, in my sphere, does not buy happiness. I have also seen that high position

How much time do teachers spend with their own family?

Your question varies from person to person. I have always believed that God comes first, our families second, and our professions third. People who put their professions in front of their families usually wind up in unhappy marriages.I cared about the welfare of every student I ever taught but

How hard is Army life on a family?

"1989 Meerut, UtharPradesh.We were in cantonment quarters. I was around three years old.I remember there used to be only one phone in our street and that used to be in my house. We used to have only incoming facility. All the men were at war, so the ladies in our street used to wait at my home

Which carrier has the best family plans?

Unless they offer substantial savings, family plans are IMO a bad idea.My wife and I are intentionally with different carriers; when we travel together, there's a better chance that at least one of us will have coverage. We have different international options. If I use up all my data, her

What was John Steinbeck's family life like as he grew up? How did his family life affect his writing?

I've read everything he wrote except for his early writings. I warn you: I'm writing this from memory. I did research my favorite book he wrote:

What age do you believe is too old to start a family and why?

I believe it is too old to start a family after the age of 50.I am 69, had three children in my 40s, and have an 18 year old stepdaughter, so I talk from personal experience. I also had my first child

What is the best way to make your friends and family happy?

Talk with them , spend quality time with your friends and family.Stay loyal with your friends and family as possible as you can,Share : Share almost everything with them , tell them every little things happen with you in day today life .Try to surprise them with little things and show you love them.

What is family life?

Family life is a life of a family unit.What is a family unit - that's decided upon by each family. Some are very limited in members (let's say a couple), some are moderate in size (parents and kids), and some are extended (to include all relatives).The life is whatever you make it to be. It can be

Do you give your child an allowance?

We did.It was what we considered to be an age appropriate sum, though I don't recall the specific amounts anymore.The catch was that she had to save around half, for items too costly to be covered by her allowance. The

At what age do people feel the desire to start a family and to have kids?

There's no set age where people feel they must have kids. Some children, when they are little, talk about wanting to be parents. Some teenagers think about how they'll be better parents than their own parents. Some people in their 20s feel that clock tick and get into kids with great gung ho. Some in their

How hard is Army life on a family?

"1989 Meerut, UtharPradesh.We were in cantonment quarters. I was around three years old.I remember there used to be only one phone in our street and that used to be in my house. We used to have only incoming facility. All the men were at war, so the ladies in our street used to wait at my home

What is a family? How is family important in our life?

There is nothing important than family they always come first. The meaning of family is to be with you until the end of your life whether you are in heights or downs. Family means the people you are surrounded by you. Never sacrifice relationships because

What age do you believe is too old to start a family and why?

I believe it is too old to start a family after the age of 50.I am 69, had three children in my 40s, and have an 18 year old stepdaughter, so I talk from personal experience. I also had my first child

Which carrier has the best family plans?

Unless they offer substantial savings, family plans are IMO a bad idea.My wife and I are intentionally with different carriers; when we travel together, there's a better chance that at least one of us will have coverage. We have different international options. If I use up all my data, her

Do people have less happy family life?

Depends upon each individual of the family.I have been bought up in one of the most happiest places by one of the best parents in the world.Both of my parents have a good understanding till now even though my father has to stay away from us

What is the greatest gift a child can give to their parent(s)?

Do better with your life than I did with mine. Do for your children more than I did for you.My philosophy about this is very Asian, but I believe in it wholeheartedly. My kids can show me gratitude by succeeding. For me this is not just about education and money,

Do people have less happy family life?

Depends upon each individual of the family.I have been bought up in one of the most happiest places by one of the best parents in the world.Both of my parents have a good understanding till now even though my father has to stay away from us

What is a family? How is family important in our life?

There is nothing important than family they always come first. The meaning of family is to be with you until the end of your life whether you are in heights or downs. Family means the people you are surrounded by you. Never sacrifice relationships because

How does family life differ for your children from the way family life was for you?

My daughter helped around the house when she was young. That all stopped in high school because of the amount of homework, research papers, books to read, mandatory volunteer projects and working part time.Mt sisters and I did not have the school work that my daughter did so it was our

How is life having a family, and working as a software engineer (work-life balance, stress affecting your family)?

This is going to depend entirely on two factors:Your present employer's work culture.Your own commitment to work/life balance.It's going to be difficult at first, because you're going to be a junior employee and there isn't much you can do except

How important is your family in your life?

With every decade that goes by (now six and a half of them) the importance of family in my scheme of things as only grown larger. I have witnessed that money, in my sphere, does not buy happiness. I have also seen that high position

Which carrier has the best family plans?

Unless they offer substantial savings, family plans are IMO a bad idea.My wife and I are intentionally with different carriers; when we travel together, there's a better chance that at least one of us will have coverage. We have different international options. If I use up all my data, her

What was John Steinbeck's family life like as he grew up? How did his family life affect his writing?

I've read everything he wrote except for his early writings. I warn you: I'm writing this from memory. I did research my favorite book he wrote:

What is a family? How is family important in our life?

There is nothing important than family they always come first. The meaning of family is to be with you until the end of your life whether you are in heights or downs. Family means the people you are surrounded by you. Never sacrifice relationships because

Which carrier has the best family plans?

Unless they offer substantial savings, family plans are IMO a bad idea.My wife and I are intentionally with different carriers; when we travel together, there's a better chance that at least one of us will have coverage. We have different international options. If I use up all my data, her

Is there anyone that you consider the 'baby' of your family no matter how old they are?

Me! I'm the youngest of four, and I know that I will always be considered a child by my family, no matter what. I don't think it matters what I accomplish, or how independent I become, they will always assume that I don't know what I'm doing. Well,

What was John Steinbeck's family life like as he grew up? How did his family life affect his writing?

I've read everything he wrote except for his early writings. I warn you: I'm writing this from memory. I did research my favorite book he wrote:

What is family life?

Family life is a life of a family unit.What is a family unit - that's decided upon by each family. Some are very limited in members (let's say a couple), some are moderate in size (parents and kids), and some are extended (to include all relatives).The life is whatever you make it to be. It can be

What age do you believe is too old to start a family and why?

I believe it is too old to start a family after the age of 50.I am 69, had three children in my 40s, and have an 18 year old stepdaughter, so I talk from personal experience. I also had my first child