Category: Stress

Emigrating with children

Unfortunately we are living in a time where many people are leaving their countries to settle in other parts of the world. The thing is, certain events in a person’s life are considered to be stressful and, the more stressed a person is, the more susceptible they are to illnesses, amongst other things. Events that are likely to cause difficulties for people have been ranked and given a stress number according to how much of an impact they will have on your life, with 100 (death of a spouse) being the most stressful. Consider the following, which almost always feature when emigrating:

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Developmental charts

This is a basic developmental chart that outlines broad guidelines as to what the average child is achieving at that particular …

Homework assistance

I remember attending a conference last year, when another psychologist said, “We are meant to love our children unconditionally, …

Choosing age-appropriate toys

Children’s needs are relatively simple; they need to be given food, warmth, shelter, stimulation and unconditional love. …