Depression in children often remains undiagnosed and untreated because it is attributed to developmental changes. It is important for parents to identify and differentiate the signs of depression from usual sadness. Here is an article that offers a glimpse into how parents can identify the signs of depression in children.
The Blue Whale Challenge, a dark online game, has been all over the news and the internet, of late.As a parent, you may be worried as to what this game entails and if and how your child can be vulnerable to the same. Read on to find out more.
As a parent today, it is easy for one to get overwhelmed with the vast, often conflicting ideas of what the right way to parent a child is. While one may want to give their children the best in all areas, there is always a risk of packing too many things in your child's schedule. Read this article to find out why it's important to leave some parts of your child's day unstructured
Parenting is tough. Parenting while battling anxious thoughts is even tougher. Many of us are concerned about our children's physical safety, emotional health and mental health as they go out to school, interact with others, travel, play, etc. Some level of concern is helpful, but at times it crosses the line and robs us of peace of mind. It also may result in us restricting our child too much. Find helpful tips to overcome this issue.
Cyber-bullying can take place via cell phones, computers and tablets, on social media sites, text messages, chat forums, blogs and websites. It can have a negative impact on a child's self esteem, self image and hinder their ability to learn effective social skills later on in life. There are certain measures you can take to protect your child.
Nikhil, an eighth standard student joined a social networking site as most of his friends were on it. One day at school, an incident took place where in Nikhil, was involved in a fight with another student causing embarrassment to him. Unfortunately, the incident was recorded and posted online. Nasty comments and the negative attention received online as well as in school, caused Nikhil to make excuses not to go to school, his grades dropped and overall he started to withdraw socially as well as at home.