There are some measures you can take to ensure your child is obtaining the right amount of sleep, by employing a healthy bedtime routine. Some parents will no doubt struggle to obtain this routine with their adolescent children. Here are some top tips.
Temper tantrums are common in children, especially between ages one and four, when they are still learning how to communicate effectively. Popular tantrum techniques include crying, hitting, kicking, stamping, throwing things, and holding their breath. Learn how to deal with them
When your baby cries, it can be stressful for both you and your child. Sometimes, you will know what their cry means and you can take appropriate action. On other occasions, you may find it more difficult to stop your baby crying. Learn the best ways to cope
Your child has reached their first birthday and is walking and has some speech. If not, keep an eye on this and try to promote walking and talking. Your child can now reach table tops and low shelves and will become interested in turning switches on and off. (Please secure any and all gang/plug sockets long before this point.)
Are you still ready for a year full of excitement, challenges, changes, empowerment, accomplishments, good and bad experiences? When it comes to setting goals, we always start with good intentions to do better but unfortunately, sometimes those personal or shared promises become yearly recycled disappointments and can have a negative impact on your self-image, your relationship or your lifestyle. […]
Whether you are the natural father, a separated father or step dad, most if not all fathers will experience the same amount of time with their children as they grow older due to work or custody. As such, any time with your children should be spent wisely, don’t burden them with your problems as at their age, they are the centre of the universe, but at the same time you must not spoil them as this will lead to a lack of discipline as they grow older, making your life as their father much harder.
We all live with varying degrees of stress. Anyone who works has experienced some degree or form of stress eg meeting deadlines, conflicts with colleagues, long hours, unreasonable expectations … the list is endless. Are there any rational ways to curb our levels of stress?
Tics mild symptoms range from mouth twitching, shoulder shrugging, rapid eye blinking, tongue clicking or sniffing. Complex tics are jumping, twirling around, and uttering words out of context or abusive language.
Those with Tourette syndrome could have a variety of psychological problems too, such as attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and self-harm behavior.