Don’t Be Afraid

Don’t Be Afraid

My child seems to be afraid of a lot of things. Should I be worried? From time to time, every child experiences fear. As youngsters explore the world around them, having new experiences and confronting new challenges, anxieties are almost an unavoidable part of...

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Reliving Traumatic Events

Reliving Traumatic Events

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Description: recurrent disturbing memories of a traumatic experience. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) forces people to relive ordeals such as murder, rape, war, accidents and natural disasters. The recollections come in the...

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Life Isn’t Perfect

Life Isn’t Perfect

We hear that message a lot: “Kids are resilient.” We usually hear it when hard things have happened: Divorce Violence in the community Death of a loved one The list goes on… These events can cause a lot of stress for some children, and when kids...

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“I’m So Stressed”

“I’m So Stressed”

In middle childhood, pressures may come from a number of sources-from within the child herself, as well as from parents, teachers, peers and the larger society in which the child lives. Pressure can take many forms that challenge children and to which they must...

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