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How to Help Kids Deal with Social Anxiety During the Holiday Season

For many children, the holidays are the best time of the year. There are countless holiday parties, big extended family dinners, special religious ceremonies, parades, cookie exchanges, and so much more to look forward to. For other children, this flurry of activities sets off the alarm bells. Big crowds and unfamiliar faces can be incredibly [...]

By |2018-12-07T14:36:37+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to Ensure Your Child Grows up a ‘Healthy Gamer’

Children have endless access to video games via their devices and consoles, and for many it has become a key activity in their daily routine. According to the Digital Australia Report 2018, an astounding 97 per cent of homes with children have access to computer games and 60 per cent of households have five or [...]

By |2018-12-07T14:09:30+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Isolating Life of Parenting a Potential Psychopath

Parenting a child with conduct disorder is the loneliest thing I know. Conduct disorder (CD) is a diagnosis given to children who have an ongoing pattern of troubling antisocial behavior. The definitions are all very wordy—but the simple version is that a child who gets this diagnosis might grow up to be a psychopath. When [...]

By |2018-08-27T17:11:32+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mummy Blogs: Why They Won’t Help You Be a Better Parent

Mummy blogs and parenting forums have cornered the market on family advice, but research has found many people won't seek help because of a fear of judgement. The pressure to portray a perfect family image is blocking parents, especially low-income earners or those with health problems, from reaching out. Research from the Queensland Family and [...]

Adolescence and the Power of Parental Supervision

Of all the responsibilities that come with thankless parenting an adolescent - taking unpopular stands and making unpopular demands - supervision of teenage behavior is usually close to the top of the list.  “Sometimes we get so tired of keeping after our adolescent we wonder if it’s worth the aggravation!” I believe it is. In addition to [...]

By |2018-05-07T14:51:09+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Raise Children Who Are Not Spoiled Brats

No one wants to have – or to be around – demanding, selfish, spoiled children; those who throw tantrums or sulk when they're not given everything they want immediately. Paradoxically, the parents of such children encourage this demanding behaviour in the mistaken belief that if they give their children everything they can, their children will be [...]

By |2018-04-13T11:47:36+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Parenting in the Digital Age

Being a parent can be terrifying. You spend your days trying to protect tiny humans when every instinct in their body is telling them to rebel against your good advice. Toddlers have a meltdown when forced to hold hands while crossing the road and teenagers sulk when you tell them they cannot have a phone or [...]

By |2018-02-16T10:52:22+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Cybersafety|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ignoring Your Kids May be the Life Hack your Family Needs

When it comes to raising our kids, less may be more. Way more. In fact, learning to selectively ignore our kids not only relieves parents from the joyless cycle of nagging, but helps our kids to learn. That’s the premise behind a new book:Ignore It! How Selectively Looking the Other Way Can Decrease Behavioral Problems and [...]

By |2017-09-25T09:56:47+00:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: Society & Culture, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

How Do Children Become Narcissists?

Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Narcissistic Personality Disorders are a byproduct of certain childhood family environments. All children want their parents’ approval and attention. Children adapt to their homes, and often the most productive and reasonable adaptation to some home situations is to become a Narcissist. Below are some common scenarios that can contribute to children becoming [...]

How Parenting Advice From Health Professionals May Be Biased

Whose advice do you trust when it comes to raising children? For many, the answer is to ask health professionals who can draw on years of experience, and who have access to, and can make sense of, research. But our new study found the research basis of much of our parenting advice from health professionals [...]

By |2017-07-03T16:01:05+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Society & Culture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments