Puberty for Girls Is a Troubling Time: How Parents Can Help
Although both girls and boys experience the hormonal changes associated with adolescence, puberty for girls can have a more significant and long lasting social impact.
Into the big wide world - off to preschool
While there isn't any formal preparation needed for preschool there's no harm in a little head start. Get your child familiar with some of the basics of preschool life beforehand.
Are you sure about your advice to your children?
This article discusses the problems when over-zealous parents hastily provide advice to their children without fully understand the details and perspectives of the problems.
Child Toys Help The Creative and Imaginative Side of Children and Young Ones
Ask any young mother, and she will tell you the joys of motherhood: Watching them grow, learn through play, and observing developmental milestones are some of the rewards of parenthood. These milestones do not just happen. They're carefully developed and cultivated. For kids, learning through play ensures that basic cognitive abilities take effect. Newborn babies have the classic baby toys like rattles, stuffed animals and mobiles. Very young children have slightly more sophisticated toys that focus on logical reasoning. Pre-school-age kid toys aim to nurture the imaginative and creative side of the kid. As the child is growing up, he will pass through all of those stages of development, so its best to have age appropriate kid toys on hand that will grow with him.
Dr. Jennifer Baxt, DMFT, NCC, DCC
How to counsel young adults
You may be surprised to find that everyone, at some point in their lives, will benefit from counseling. This includes young adults. In fact, teens may need counseling more so than many other age groups simply because of all of the pressures put on them during those teen years. You should definitely consider young adult counseling for your teen.