First day of school, lunch boxes, after school activities... What else do you have in mind? Here are some tips to help you throught the shool year.
Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.
Parents have an important role to play in the physical and psychological development of their child. It’s important to have information on eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.
Children and adolescents handle bad news in different ways. Read more about the most common ways a child reacts to finding out about a cancer diagnosis.
The first day of school. For some kids, it’s a very exciting day; they just walk through the school doors and never look back. But a good number of children are worried about this new experience and what to expect.
For most of us, the holiday season means happy times. However, for children of divorced parents, this time of year can be a real nightmare. To avoid putting your child in the middle of negotiations or unfriendly exchanges, and thus making the holidays synonymous with bad memories, follow this helpful advice to keep the magic in Christmas… and free of conflicts.
Road, accidents, school shootings, wars, terrorist attacks. The images we see on television are more and more explicit and children are exposed to these despite our best efforts. The 24-hour news channels like Newsworld, Fox and CNN broadcast very graphic and lasting images of tragedies and it’s not always easy to control what your child sees. If he asks questions, how should you react?
How to cope with an aching teen
Children and Anxiety
Some types of anxiety are normal in childhood, such as anxiety in the presence of a stranger; separation anxiety, which occurs between 18 months and 3 years of age; fear of monsters, which appears around 4 to 6 years; and phobias (irrational fears of objects or situations), which are common and disappear on their own.
You and your child have just learned he or she needs regular injections: now what?
When we think of people who suffer from anxiety we tend to envision adults who are excessively worried about money, work, or a relationship. But anxiety isn’t the purview of adulthood. Kids suffer too.