A recent study found that individuals who often felt unwanted and unloved by their parents as children were more likely to receive a diagnosis of depression.
The friend group your child can’t live without could also cause pain. You can help.
How can parents cope with their anxiety and stress when their child is diagnosed with a chronic illness? Having support and finding balance can help.
We pretty much all agree that prevention is the best medicine, and most parents of young children are already doing the best they can. But none of us get it all right all the time.
How should parents talk with their children about mental health? Practical considerations and tips.
Some days, you’ll find me reaching for Kleenex when I see a video of a teen being big-hearted and doing the right thing even when nobody’s watching. I’m unapologetic about my eyes welling up—it brings me hope to see a kid’s kindness and capacity to care for others. Like many parents, I hope my seven year […]
Asking for help is hard, but others want to help more than we often give them credit for, says Stanford social psychologist Xuan Zhao.
We shy away from asking for help because we don’t want to bother other people, assuming that our request will feel like an inconvenience to them. But oftentimes, the opposite is true: People […]