Does your child worry about the simplest of things? Does he or she get upset easily? Do they seem to have empathy beyond their young years? Chances are you have a sensitive little soul on your hands.
Kimberley O'Brien tells you how you can help kids rule out the negatives life throws at them and find the positive influences they need to function better each day.
Parents are criticising her for pressuring her son.
This will do a world of good for your child's wellbeing.
To say I was surprised is an understatement.
Whether they're your little clone or the personality polar opposite, getting to know what makes our children tick – and how to bring out the best in them – is one of the true joys (and epic challenges) of parenting.
It's like mashed potato for our stressed-out brains.
Here are a few practical tips to help you give effective and meaningful praise to your kids.
I wasn't looking forward to having teenagers but, now I'm here, I've changed my mind.
"While you were laughing with your mates, I was on suicide watch."
"I love her a lot, but she seems to be consciously pushing me away and finding ways to be unlikeable."
At 16, my son has publicly identified as male for about four years now.