Your teenage son or daughter takes hours in front of the mirror, their hairdo and choice of clothes is always a bone of contention, they are constantly misplacing things and are forever stuck to their mobile devices. It is virtually impossible to get them to read a book or have a conversation with them that does not involve them rolling their eyes or ending in them walking out and locking...
Stress affects all of us. From financial issues, to deadlines and worries about personal relationships, stress can overwhelm us from time to time. Even more so if you are a teenager and fluctuating hormones are always throwing you off while you juggle school with finding your social footing. How then, can parents like us help our teenagers relieve stress?
Child psychologist Lilian Ithaka gives our content partner LittleLives insight into communicating with children, when you know a child needs therapy, and how she acts as a champion for children.
What does it mean to be a child’s champion?
I often tell students that it is terribly cliched to start an essay with a dictionary definition. But I’m going to go against my own advice here, and do just that:
This definition can be used to weigh the billion dollar tuition industry. Will sending your child for enrichment classes improve or enhance him/her in some way?