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Parenting tips from a mental health expert. Find out about a child’s mental health and their brain development as well as good parenting strategies for well rounded children

Why Me?? Stop the self pity

Why Me?? Stop the self pity

We all have “why me” moments. It’s a normal part of life. When life gets tough, our initial reaction is to feel sorry for ourselves and perhaps allow ourselves a spot of negative thinking like “Nothing good ever happens to me” or “I always seem […]

Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is unbelievably common. It amazes me how grown adults put their own needs and goals ahead of the best interests of their children. A common example is where the mother asks the father for money for extra provisions (over and above the regular […]

4 Ways to Help Your Teen Cope with Anxiety

4 Ways to Help Your Teen Cope with Anxiety

Any mental health issue in a young person is difficult, and anxiety is particularly upsetting to deal with as a parent. Your teen may suffer many mood swings, bad habits and poor sleeping patterns, and you may feel as though there is no solution. However, […]

4 Ways to Help An Emotional Momma to Be

4 Ways to Help An Emotional Momma to Be

There will be a lot of drastic changes in a woman’s body even from the very start of pregnancy. The physical changes are the most noticeable because you can see her growing belly.  Apart from physical changes, you need to watch out for┬ámental and emotion […]

What is Pervasive Developmental Disorder?

What is Pervasive Developmental Disorder?

Pervasive developmental disorder covers the following disorders. The pervasive developmental disorders are: Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), which includes atypical autism, and is the most common (47% of diagnoses); Autism, the best-known; Asperger syndrome (9% of autism diagnoses); Rett syndrome; and. Childhood disintegrative […]

The best foods to eat during pregnancy

The best foods to eat during pregnancy

  If you’re already taking good care of your diet during your pregnancy, but think that you may still be missing some of the good stuff, then read on our guide on the best foods to eat during pregnancy. The foods mentioned in this guide […]

Am I neurotic?

Am I neurotic?

Are you a neurot? Okay, I made that word up but it sounds fitting… Many people ask themselves, “Am I neurotic?” but many don’t know what defines neuroticism. Neurotic people tend to be quite highly strung. They tend to be emotional, more up and down […]

How to deal with family feuds

How to deal with family feuds

As far as possible, it is always a better idea to try to diffuse family feuds before they get out of hand. There are times however where it is best to walk away. We can’t choose our family and sometimes, family members are just toxic. […]