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Healthy Pregnancy Lifestyle

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 16, 2019

A healthy lifestyle can help reduce the likelihood that you will have some pregnancy health problems. Healthy eating in pregnancy can improve your health and wellbeing. It is also important for your baby’s growth and development. You might have sudden cravings for foods you do not usually eat. This is…

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Teenage Development

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 11, 2019

In the early teenage years, there are a lot of changes: physical, emotional and social. During this time, teenage bodies, emotions, and identities change in different ways at different times. Physical changes For boys, physical changes usually start around 11-12 years – but any time between 9 and 14 years…

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Building Healthy Relationships

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 9, 2019

Healthy relationships with your partner and family members can enhance your life and make everyone feel good about themselves. They don’t just happen though; healthy relationships take time to build and need work to keep them healthy. The more positive effort you put into a relationship, the healthier it should…

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Help your Teenager to Deal with Depression

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 4, 2019

Help your teenager to set realistic goals Encourage your teenager to set realistic goals. Also, help them to think of different ways in which they can achieve their goals and to select the best one. Set an example for your teenager by showing them how to do things that need…

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Risk Factors for Developing Depression

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 26, 2018

If your child feels sad for weeks on end, find himself low on energy or motivation, or no longer enjoy doing things that used to interest him, he might be experiencing depression. It’s not necessarily about feeling sad. Depression is a mental health condition which can affect a person’s ability…

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Types of Depression

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 19, 2018

Major Depression (Major Depressive Disorder) Major depression is the technical term used by health professionals and researchers to describe the most common type of depression. This type of depression can be described as mild, moderate or severe. Melancholia Melancholia is an older term for depression and is still sometimes used…

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Teenagers and Tattoo’s

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 14, 2018

Tattoos and body-piercings can be a way for young people to express their identity. Young people get tattoos and body-piercings for lots of reasons, including: • because they want to be like their peers • as an expression of identity and individuality • as a fashion statement • because they…

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Depression – What is it Really? Can it Be Treated?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 10, 2018

While we all feel low, sad or moody from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely, for long periods of time and sometimes without any apparent reason. Depression is more than just a low mood, it is a serious condition that has an impact on both physical and…

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