Archive for 'Development'
Why time in the great outdoors brings families closer together. Camping with Kids There’s something about camping as a family that is truly special. Time just seems to slow down when we’re in Mother Nature, and [...]
This book is an easy-to-read guide on raising emotionally healthy children that is based on sound psychological research. Raising Kids in the 21st Century format makes it a good choice for students, parents, or practitioners. - [...]
Two teen behaviours parents should take seriously. Hostility and Depression Mood swings during the adolescent teen years are very common. One minute your teen is happy go lucky, the next sullen and withdrawn. But while these [...]
How to help our children become more courageous and less fearful. Showing Courage In many ways, growing up is all about facing fears. A child facing their fear of the dark, facing fear of leaving home [...]
According to U. S. government researchers “social phobia” is a legitimate psychiatric disorder that affects a small percent of adolescents. The study was based on a large U.S. national survey done by the National Institute of [...]
Why today’s kids seem to be taking longer to become adults. Timeline of Development There’s no doubt that today’s world is becoming more and more complex, as are the skills required to succeed in it. So [...]
It’s amazing how much science is learning about the development of the human’s brain. Child Development There was a time when people thought our brains were fully developed at birth. Not so anymore. Now science knows [...]
Is your teen turning off meat and becoming a vegetarian? Then get out some good cookbooks, because she’ll need help keeping her diet balanced. Teens are going through a period when experimentation and testing the waters [...]
It seems our children stay children for such a short period of time. Before you know it, adolescence arrives and with it all the changes that this time in life delivers. During adolescence a child’s body [...]
While friendship is important to children, too much time with friends can spell trouble. Kids and Friends While it’s important and natural for children to have friends, when friends become their number one focus, problems can [...]
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