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Anxiety during Childhood

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 4, 2019

Anxiety is a normal part of childhood. But as parents and carers, it is sometimes hard to know the difference between normal worries and something more serious. In most cases, anxiety in children is short-lived and goes away after a…

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Becoming a Grandparent Carer

By Family Kickstart Georgia | October 21, 2019

It can be a big change for both you and the child. You might have had some idea that there was a problem in the child’s family. Sometimes you might not know how long you will care for the child.…

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Physical and Emotional changes for Girls and Boys around Puberty

By Family Kickstart Georgia | October 7, 2019

Puberty is the time when all your major organs and body systems mature. At the end of puberty, you are sexually and reproductively mature. The growth and development that occurs during puberty is prompted by changes in the levels of…

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Dependence on Alcohol and Drugs

By Family Kickstart Georgia | September 30, 2019

It is often difficult for people to recognize that they have become dependent on alcohol or other drugs. They may see it as a temporary situation because they are in physical pain or because they are dealing with a difficult…

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Common Emotional Problems in Pregnant Women and Mothers

By Family Kickstart Georgia | September 23, 2019

Several emotional problems can arise when you are pregnant or have had a baby. Sometimes these emotional problems are all just called postnatal depression. This is not correct and can mislead, especially since problems can arise during pregnancy too. Pregnant…

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Connections Matter

By Family Kickstart Georgia | September 16, 2019

Throughout your life, the number and strength of your relationships affect your mental and physical wellbeing. Social ties affect not only your personal health but also extend to broader society. People who spend more time with each other forge happy,…

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Children’s Problems

By Family Kickstart Georgia | September 9, 2019

Children’s mental health is just as important as their physical health. While most children cope well with life’s difficulties, sometimes parents may notice their child’s behavior is unusual or different from other children the same age, it is a sign…

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What is Depression in Children?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | September 4, 2019

Personal disappointments, difficulties or family losses influence children as well as on their parents and adolescent brothers and sisters. Friendship problems and bullying or cyberbullying can have very major effects on how they feel. Not all children can bounce back…

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