The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates that a quarter of all adults report having been physically abused as a child.
If there’s one thing that’s a sure thing, it’s that toys of the moment change from year to year. Lately, one toy that’s been getting a lot of attention (and making a lot of sales) are fidget spinners.
We have come to the time of year when many young people are facing exams or tests at school, with varying degrees of importance and significance for their future.
Though it is true that eating disorders can affect the people of all ages, but they are generally very common among teens.
In our effort to help both teens and parents, we offer our best prevention strategy about having difficult conversations with your teens.
Last week, Dr Berney and I did a brief podcast on an article by Claire Moffatt and Ryan Anderson.
Here are some practical tips on raising children that are emotionally healthy in this digital age.
A new research report has been published by the charity WellChild which explores parents’ experiences of managing care for children with complex care needs throughout the 24-hour day. The study Caring for Children 24-7 was undertaken by Mark Whiting, WellChild Professor of Community Children’s Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire. It provides significant new insights into…
Parents and therapists alike struggle in their attempts to successfully address a host of maladaptive adolescent behaviours. This should not be surprising since adolescence is that profound developmental period when, accompanied by massive muscular-skeletal, hormonal, and neurological shifts, children gain social and functional independence from their parents. So kids taking a wrong turn or parents…
Addiction affects millions of teens. It is not a failure of will or character, but a disease of the brain.