These physical and behavioural signs could suggest that your child is anxious about returning to school, and here’s how you can support them.
Tag: raising teenagers
Gaslighting is sinister, and like other forms of abuse, it seeks to harm the victim and then blame them for it. Learn to recognise the signs.
Don’t try to be a Pinterest parent, psychologist Collett Smart advises. Encouragement and tips as home schooling commences in Australia.
In this article, psychologist Collett Smart gives 6 tips for how families can effectively navigate being housebound together during COVID-19.
How much is too much information for young people? And what is age appropriate? I cover both younger children and teens in this video.
Reports on COVID-19 are everywhere – on every screen, in every feed, at work, and school. But how much is too much information? And what is age appropriate?
Whenever I ask a group of tween or teen boys what they think the main area of body focus is, for boys, they yell out, ‘A six-pack!’
Nothing stirs the heart of a parent more than bullying. I don’t think there is a week that goes by without a story in the media about a child being bullied.
What young people everywhere have in common is the need for love – in some ways, they crave it as much as (or even more than) basic needs like food.
Girls need to know that arguing doesn’t have to be the end of a friendship, but that squabbling can be vital to help learn respectful conflict resolution.