Tag: mental health

  • How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children
    How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children
    Bullied or bullying—it’s a harrowing experience, no matter which side one’s child is on. What can we do to help them through?By Vanessa RobitailleBullying continues to be a very real problem even today, and as parents we are bound to have to face it at some point. When our children are involved on either side […]
  • Traumatic Birth: The Silent Struggle
    Traumatic Birth: The Silent Struggle
    Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the sensitive topic of perinatal trauma and its impacts on new parents; as well as the support and services available to help them heal and move forward. By: Emma McNerlin  Research suggests that around 4% of women who give birth develop postnatal PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and a further 30% experience […]
  • Pushing Past Your Excuses to Achieve Your Lifestyle Goals
    Pushing Past Your Excuses to Achieve Your Lifestyle Goals
    A life and fitness coach encourages us to look beyond our logic and find our internal drive so that we can commit to achieving any goals like losing weight and keeping it off for good.By Gale Ruttanaphon  When the editor reached out to me to write about tips for parents to better care for themselves […]
  • The Movement Method: Overcoming Learning and Communication Challenges Faced by Children
    The Movement Method: Overcoming Learning and Communication Challenges Faced by Children
    Children learn better when they move and are surrounded by a nurturing environment. Premrudee Pantrat explains what the ‘Movement Method’ is, and how they use it on the farm to help children struggling in social and academic settings.  By Premrudee Pantrat (Gaye)  Parenting these days can be very challenging as social dynamics have rapidly changed […]
  • Pain in the Head: Treating and Preventing Migraines
    Pain in the Head: Treating and Preventing Migraines
    While medical professionals haven’t discovered the underlying cause of migraines there are treatments and prevention methods to help sufferers manage their daily lives.  By Neuroscience Center Bumrungrad International Hospital  Many people experience this painful, pumping feeling in the head: a pulsating headache in one half of the head, lasting from a few hours to three […]
  • My Experience with Raising a Son of Mixed Race
    My Experience with Raising a Son of Mixed Race
    Liway shares her story about how she makes her bi-racial son less conscious about his skin color and tells us how we can encourage children to celebrate diversity in their daily lives.  By Liway Tayag  I can’t count how many times we’ve been brought to the limelight because people stare at my son and make […]