Help for parents whose child has announced he/she is dropping out of college or who recently dropped out of college. Parents write: Our college freshman son recently informed us that he will not be returning to school next year. Unbeknownst to us, his grades have been slipping since the start of the academic year. We … Continue reading Handling Child Dropping Out of College
Introduction The straightforward answer to this statement is yes. Parents rear not only their children, but also expectations from them. The benchmark of expectations keeps on increasing each year. Under paternal pressure, the children slog hard to meet ever-increasing expectations. Moreover, they don't get a chance to express their views on their expectations. On the … Continue reading Parental Pressure Kills Creativity and Self-Esteem in Children
When kids are young, parents are used to swooping in and rescuing them whenever they need help. As your kids get older and their problems become more complex, you have to transition into more of a supporting role, and that can be difficult. This is especially true with teens who are struggling with depression. They … Continue reading Helping Your Depressed Teenager…
Kids can be affected by stress, or have sad moods. They can also suffer from depression. Stressed out! What might stress your child Help your teen manage stress Tips to cut down stress Stressed out! Some estimates say that up to ten per cent of children in middle childhood may suffer from depression. What might … Continue reading Helping Your Teen Deal With Stress: Discover the causes of teenage stress and how to help your teen manage stress.
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Remember That Time Is On Your Side Time heals many wounds. This does not mean that living with and raising a child who has problems will be easy, but it is fair to say that, as time passes, a great deal can be done to alleviate the problem. Therefore, time does help! Find Programs For … Continue reading Discovering You Have A Special Needs Child: You Are Not Alone 4
Take One Day At A Time Fears of the future can immobilize one. Living with the reality of the day which is at hand is made more manageable if we throw out the "what if's" and "what then's" of the future. Even though it may not seem possible, good things will continue to happen each … Continue reading Discovering You Have A Special Needs Child: You Are Not Alone 3