We all want our kids to feel good. Ice cream. Beach days. Playdates. These are all great for bringing joy. But typically, these good feelings don’t last.
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The HSC might be daunting, but it is something that each and every one of you can achieve. See if you can keep these six things in mind.
Lashing out in anger is something that can easily turn into a habit for our children. Anger is usually based on a strong sense of fear or sadness.
Why? What? When? Where? How? You could almost describe it as a syndrome – the Little Voice with Endless Questions or LVEQs.
Telling your friends their teen daughter is making unwise, unhealthy, unsafe decisions – and probably lying to them – is awkward.
Studies show that beginning at about the age of three, kids begin lying to conceal things they have done wrong and will readily lie to avoid punishment.
By: Dr Justin Coulson Dear Justin, I’ve been offered a promotion at work, which is great for the family – or at least it’s great for me and our income. Unfortunately it means a big move for my two boys (ages 7 and 10). They are both nervous about the move but especially about starting …
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More than half of all Australia’s young people have experienced bullying using the web, smartphones or social media – and parents need to be more aware.
I felt anxious, my identity slipping away. I was a do-er, I wasn’t someone who could sit on the couch, knowing dishes needed to be done.
Study after study points to screen time as a significant predictor of decreased mental health in young people. Parents instinctively know this.