As your child starts to grow and have friendships, you’re not always going to be able to control their environment or how they feel.
The teenage years can be as tumultuous for the parent as the child but this is why you need to try to be more understanding during that time
Teenagers, girls in particular, can be become preoccupied with how they think they should look and begin to develop a negative body image.
Not wanting to go to school is a very common problem for parents – particularly in September after the long summer holidays.
Life has changed as you know it. The change in atmosphere, routine and tension will affect your child if it continues…
Children don’t always know how to express their anger and it can emerge in various ways like tantrums, or physical violence…
Everyone has the capacity to build upon the resilience they already have. At Childline, we are dedicated to helping children with the difficult situations they are in and developing coping skills to deal with the problem.
It’s natural to feel the need to constantly occupy children but being bored occasionally can actually be very good for them!