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Dealing with Anger

By Family Kickstart Georgia | May 3, 2021

Anger affects people in different ways. Some people have a ‘short fuse’ and get angry easily. Others seem to get angry after a long time. The best way to resolve an argument is to negotiate with the other person. Well-managed…

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Social distancing with babies and small children

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 8, 2021

If you are feeling overwhelmed by all the advice on how to keep your family well, you are not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many parents confused and unsure. One thing is certain, staying home and social distancing is…

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Talking about your mental health problems

By Family Kickstart Georgia | February 8, 2021

It is hard to talk to people about how you feel. You may be worried that they would not take your feelings seriously. You may also be worried about what will happen after you tell them your problems. If you…

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The Middle Years: Time to promote Wellbeing and Learning

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 25, 2021

The middle years, defined from 8 to 14 years, is a sensitive time of development when environmental effects are strong, and the impact of intervention might be greatest. Puberty dominates this period, bringing a cascade of physical, biological, social and…

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Parenting Children with Additional Needs

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 11, 2021

Every parent is different. But after a diagnosis of disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it is very common for parents to feel overwhelmed, shocked, disbelieving, numb, worried or a combination of all these things. Once parents have a diagnosis,…

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Passive Smoking effects on Children

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 14, 2020

Do not smoke and do not allow yourself to your children be exposed to smoke because second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke are just as deadly as first-hand smoke. While first-hand smoke refers to the smoke inhaled by a smoker and…

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Proper Hand Hygiene

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 30, 2020

We consider hand hygiene one of the most important infection control measures for reducing the spread of infection. Hand hygiene is a general term that refers to any action of hand cleansing, such as cleaning your hands with soap and…

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Understanding Chronic Conditions

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 16, 2020

Many people live with chronic conditions, which can cause illness, disability and even death. The term chronic conditions describe a broad range of health conditions, including: chronic and complex health conditions mental illness trauma disability genetic disorders. Chronic conditions: have…

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