Articles related to child psychology and parenting
17 October, 2021
Who is my teen chatting with online?
A frequent topic that comes up in my counselling sessions is concerns regarding online safety. Video games, social media, and chats with others outside teen’s boundaries of their real-life world. Covid-19 pandemic has definitely accelerated the creation and use of the “new social-digital spaces” for teens.
26 February, 2018
How to Defuse your Child's Temper Tantrums and Meltdowns
The key to successfully manage meltdowns and problematic behaviour is providing adequate preventive interventions. Meltdowns or explosive behaviour cause a lot of tension and frustration not only to parents, but also to the children as they become unavailable to regulate their emotions.
24 February, 2016
Supporting your child to cope with anxiety without empowering fear
When children experience a high degree of anxiety, such as fear, nervousness, shyness, avoid activities, or school refusal among other symptoms, even the more well-meaning parent could fall into the trap of exacerbating child’s anxiety and sky rocketing their own anxiety and stress level.