Children

Afraid of the dark

Afraid of the dark

It’s normal and very common for young children to be afraid of the dark, and it usually starts between the ages of 2 and 4 years old.

November 19, 2012
Rivalry between siblings

Rivalry between siblings

Relationships between brothers and sisters are often made of complicity, happy memories and bonding. However, we have to admit that these relationships sometimes have their share of jealousy and rivalry.

November 1, 2012
Child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse

Abuse often difficult to notice because the abuser does not use his fists but uses seduction, threats and blackmail instead.

February 17, 2012
Understanding aggressive behaviour

Understanding aggressive behaviour

Early childhood is a critical period for learning how to control aggressive behaviours. And it is possible to intervene at the right time to channel these behaviours

January 15, 2012
Parent-child attachment

Parent-child attachment

Feelings of trust and security help your child to become independent and face the challenges of childhood and more difficult situations. The parent-child attachment is all about trust.

November 13, 2011
How childhood abuse gets under the skin

How childhood abuse gets under the skin

Early life environment can produce chemical changes in the genes that affect brain development, and these changes may help explain why abuse and neglect early in life results in a high risk for suicidal behaviour years later.

August 14, 2011
Should we worry about aggressive behaviour?

Should we worry about aggressive behaviour?

The seriousness and frequency of aggressive acts is what differentiates a child that acts “normally” from a child with a chronic behavioural problem. Should we be worried about it?

June 12, 2011
Little emperors

Little emperors

Who are they and what are the causes of this growing social phenomenon? What can we do as parents to avoid having a little emperor?

May 29, 2011
My son plays like a girl

My son plays like a girl

Out with the cars and dinosaurs, your son prefers princess costumes, dolls and fairies? Does your child’s behaviour worry you? This type of reaction is normal there is no need to panic.

May 15, 2011
Sowing the seeds of friendship

Sowing the seeds of friendship

For some, sowing the seeds of friendship is easy and happens naturally, but for others, it requires a bit of effort. Here are a few tips to help you support your children.

January 10, 2011
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