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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

Understanding Autism: What Is the Meaning of Autistic

Understanding Autism: What Is the Meaning of Autistic

Autism affects people in many different ways. Find out more about people on the autistic spectrum

5 Effective guidelines for parents to raise their child as a global leader

5 Effective guidelines for parents to raise their child as a global leader

Learning begins at home. Likewise, leadership too. You can look at it this way. The family is like a company while the kids are the interns with us parents as their managers. You might not always see it in action, but our kids watch us […]

How to Childproof Your Computers

How to Childproof Your Computers

The internet is a vast and wonderful place but it is also a scary one when you are a parent. The seemingly endless and useful array of information at your fingertips can present a threat to the safety of your children. A simple spelling error can introduce […]

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 mental 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 […]