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Do Family Secrets Cause Depression in Children?

Do Family Secrets Cause Depression in Children?

Yes, medical research has shown that children can become depressed. Some forms or types of depression in children are mild and may sometimes go undetected. Symptoms of depression in children usually manifest as disruptive or angry behavior, extreme sensitivity, mood...

How to Support Your Teenager As They Go Through Speech Therapy

How to Support Your Teenager As They Go Through Speech Therapy

Being a teenager is tough enough with kids trying desperately to fit in and get accepted by their peers.Throw in a speech problem and it only makes life all the more difficult. The feeling of embarrassment over having to go to speech therapy can impact some teenagers'...

10 Essential Life Lessons To Teach Your Child

10 Essential Life Lessons To Teach Your Child

Being a parent is a complicated thing.  You not only have to take responsibility for your child, but also make sure that they are learning essential life lessons as they grow. As a parent, you want the best things for them, and want them to become someone they will be...

Teen Suicide Is A Problem Worldwide But Especially In India

Teen Suicide Is A Problem Worldwide But Especially In India

This is a guest post from Dr. Swati Lodha, author of the book ‘Don’t Raise Your Children, Raise Yourself’    Teen Suicide Is a Real Problem in India Teen suicide is higher globally but India tops the world in teen suicides. Every 90 minutes, a teen tries to...

Teenage Depression – 8 Ways Parents Can Help

Teenage Depression – 8 Ways Parents Can Help

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the world.  In fact, teenage depression is on the rise, especially with the global pandemic that is Covid-19.  It is vital that we look at ways to prevent teenage depression. Although many factors may be...

Prepare Your Kids For Moving House With Our Top 5 Tips

Prepare Your Kids For Moving House With Our Top 5 Tips

Moving is stressful and overwhelming for everybody, but especially children.  That’s why it’s important to prepare your kids for moving house.  Children typically have a fear of the unknown which increases the stress of the whole process.  In fact, Plano movers state...

Yelling At Your Kids Isn’t Helping You Or Them

Yelling At Your Kids Isn’t Helping You Or Them

Stop Yelling At Your Children To Get Your Message Across Yelling at your kids is hard to resist when they disregard your ten trillionth request to behave appropriately.  Now, we are not talking about the occasional raised voice here.  We are looking at the dangers of...

Positive Discipline To Help Dads With Parenting

Positive Discipline To Help Dads With Parenting

Travis from Daddy's Hangout shares a great post to help dad's focus on positive discipline instead of negative discipline. It's true that there is still the stereotype of Dad being the disciplinarian in the home.  I'm sure we have either all said it, or heard it when...

How to Help a Stuttering Child at Home

How to Help a Stuttering Child at Home

Does your child stutter?  Is there anything you can do to help a stuttering child at home?  As a parent, it’s natural to be concerned when you first notice your child having difficulty with speech.  It’s not uncommon for children to have an episode of stuttering...

Teach Kids About The Real Meaning Of Christmas

Teach Kids About The Real Meaning Of Christmas

Some Lessons To Teach Kids About Christmas   It’s important to teach kids about the real meaning of Christmas - especially this year.  With all that is happening in the world and a lack of connection, here are some lessons to teach kids about Christmas. It’s my...

Principles of Good Parenting

Principles of Good Parenting

The principles of good parenting are defined by our values.  These depend on how we were brought up and what we’ve been exposed to throughout life.  Therefore, people will raise their kids differently because of the diverse environments they were brought up in....