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5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Tackle Back to School Anxiety

Although the first day back at school, or even the first ever day at school, can be an exciting prospect for some children, adjustment difficulties are common. Anxious feelings are expected and normal in children returning to school, changing schools, or for first timers starting kindergarten. According to a recent study conducted by the University [...]

By |2019-01-21T15:19:09+10:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

4 Ways You Can Help if Your Child is Being Bullied, According to Experts

The death of nine-year-old Jamel Myles, whose mum says he killed himself after enduring homophobic bullying, has shaken the world. Leia Rochelle Pierce, from Denver, Colorado, says her son had initially been proud to tell children in his school that he was gay. However, when he returned they started bullying him, and some pupils told [...]

By |2018-09-03T12:35:28+10:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Bullying, Mental Illness, Suicide|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

More Than Just a Tantrum: Here’s What To Do If Your Child Has Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Defiance and tantrums are common in childhood. Parents will often tell us about the 30-minute tirade they faced because their child wanted a blue bowl, not a yellow one. Or the screaming and crying that ensued when the parent was brave enough to suggest that drawing should be reserved for paper, not walls. How, then, [...]

Americans are Obsessed with Parenting Advice. So Why are Their Kids so Miserable?

Americans are obsessed with parenting advice. Bloggers, magazines, whole Web sites urge us to do more. Or less. Be more Chinese, they implore. Or more French. But despite this constant flow of advice, we have very little idea how to make kids happy. Quantitative measures show that American children are among the most miserable in [...]