Posts Tagged ‘child’
Learning Pre-teens and Teenagers to Calm Down
Pre-teens and teenagers often feel and express powerful emotions. They might feel furious if something seems unfair, or really disappointed if something does not turn out the way they wanted. If your child looks like they need help to calm down, stop. Pay attention to what your child’s behavior is telling you about their feelings…Read More
Why good mental health is important for children?
Even you are concerned about the mental health of your child or a child you know or are you a kid looking for help here you can find out what some common mental health issues in kids are, why is kids’ mental health important, and what can be done to help. Having good mental health…Read More
Treatment and Support for Mental Illness in Children
Child or adolescent with a mental health problem usually have difficulty controlling their emotions, thinking or behavior. This can affect the whole family. We can express mental health problems in children through disruptive, angry or hyperactive behavior or through withdrawal, worry and emotional responses. These changes can affect your child’s ability to communicate, learn and…Read More
Becoming a Grandparent Carer
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. It can all be a big shock. But you are not alone – it happens to thousands…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
Child Sexual Abuse: How to Protect Your Kids?
Child sexual abuse is when an adult or older or stronger child persuades, tricks or forces a child into sexual activity. It includes sexual acts, inappropriate touching, showing the child pornography or sexual acts, or involving them in prostitution. Threats may be used to keep the child silent. Children may be scared that they will…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
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
Teenage Friends and Friendships
As your child enters the teenage years, friends will become more important. Positive, accepting and supportive friendships are an important part of the journey to adulthood for your child. They can help teenagers learn important social and emotional skills, like being sensitive to other people’s feelings, thoughts, and wellbeing. Even teenagers might be focused on…Read More