Posts Tagged ‘behavior’
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 that your child needs help and support. Children are usually developing well when they enjoy:…Read More
What is Depression in Children?
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 emotionally. When children are miserable and show several other changes in behavior that stop them…Read More
The Importance of Acceptance in a Relationship
Acceptance means living with and valuing differences in others. It is an important part of your relationship with your partner. It can also help you and your partner adjust to the changes that parenting brings. What is acceptance? Acceptance is about valuing your partner’s differences. It is about being flexible, knowing how to compromise and…Read More
Possible Signs of Child Sexual Abuse
Parents may think a child is lying if they talk about sexual abuse, especially if it involves someone the family trusts. Children can make up stories about many things but they rarely make up stories or lie about sexual matters. If a child tells you someone is harming them: listen to them. It takes a…Read More
Teenage Moods: What you need to know?
Your child some days might be cheerful and excited, and other times he might seem sad, down, flat or low. These moods are a normal part of life for young people in the same way it is normal for adults. You might notice your child feeling more ups and downs than he used to, or his…Read More
Dealing With Teen Disrespect
Disrespectful or rude behavior in teenagers is common. There are reasons for your child’s behavior, but this phase will usually pass and there are tips that can help you handle disrespect from your child in the meantime. Some disrespect is a normal part of teenage development. This is partly because your child is learning to…Read More
What Constitutes Bullying, Harassment, Violence and e-Crime?
Bullying is an ongoing misuse of power in relationships through repeated verbal, physical or social behavior that causes physical or psychological harm. It can involve an individual or a group misusing their power over one or more persons. Bullying can happen in person or online, and it can be obvious or hidden. Bullying of any…Read More
What is Addiction?
Addiction is a word that usually refers to drugs. When someone first uses drugs, we call it substance abuse. We say someone is addicted to drugs when they have no control over whether they want to use the drug or not. That person feels that they have to have that drug. People can be addicted to…Read More
Preventing Violence Against Women
It is never too early to talk with your child about respectful relationships. Early conversations and role- modeling will help your child develop and maintain respectful relationships throughout life. Also, open, early conversations also send the message that your child can come to you to talk about his relationships. As a parent, there is a…Read More
Signs of Sexual Abuse
Sexual abuse happens when someone entices or forces a child or young person to take part in sexual activity, either directly or as an observer, when photos are taken and sent on mobile phones or via the Internet. Sexual abuse can include inappropriate touching, exposing children to pornography, oral sex, sexual intercourse, luring children through…Read More