Physical punishment, sometimes called corporal punishment, is anything done to cause pain or discomfort in response to your child's behaviors. Examples of physical punishment include: spanking (one of the most common methods of physical punishment)slapping, pinching, or pullinghitting with an object, such as a paddle, belt, hairbrush, whip, or stickmaking someone eat soap, hot sauce, … Continue reading The Psychological Effect of Physical Discipline
Children who lack confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others. This could lead to problems in functioning later in life. For this reason it is important to instil a healthy confidence in our children. Here are 7 effective ways to do this: 1. Allow your … Continue reading How to Boost Confidence in Children
Bulimia is an eating disorder and mental health condition. People who have bulimia go through periods where they eat a lot of food in a very short amount of time (binge eating) and then make themselves sick (purging), use laxatives (medication to help them poo) or do excessive exercise, or a combination of these, to try to … Continue reading What is Bulimia?
Grief in children is often expressed differently to grief in adults - understanding the process for children will help you to help them. A child's behaviour during bereavement can be confusing. One moment they may be crying and the next playing happily. Children have their own ways of processing and expressing their pain and will … Continue reading How to Help Children Cope with Grief