Conditions and illnesses
He's a big bearded man dressed in red and white for some and a way to keep the spirit of Christmas for others. Should we let our kids think he's real?
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.
Chances are your child will catch a cold before spring arrives. Viruses in the air inspired our dossier on colds and cough, providing useful advice on how to fight colds and how to take care of your little sneezy one.
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?
In general puppy love seems harmless, but when it comes to your teen's crush you start to feel a little concerned. Here are sometips to help you deal with your teen's first love.
There's a question you can't avoid. Read this article and be prepared so you won't have to come up with birds and bees...
It really hurts – life seems pointless. And just when everything was going so well. But he or she is gone and you can’t spend your days eating ice cream in front of the TV. Even though time is the best remedy, here are several pieces of advice to help you speed up the process of mending your broken heart.
Have a look at these practical suggestions to make sure you’re helping your child develop good eating habits.
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.
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.