Resources about “Girls”
Eating disorders are among some of the most serious and challenging mental illnesses that affect children and young people. Eating disorders are characterised by the presence of unhealthy or »Continue Reading
This post was produced by Quirky Kid and first published at the Essential Kids website
Gratitude is a positive way of thinking and viewing the world. Raising a grateful child »Continue Reading
The impact of a person’s birth order is often underestimated as a significant factor in identity formation. The environment at home impacts on child development and birth order can influence »Continue Reading
Following on from our fact-sheet about preparing for kindergarten, below we continue to explore the questions that most parents explore in regards to deciding if their children are actually »Continue Reading
What’s in a label? Should I get a diagnosis for my child?
‘Labelling a child’ is the term used to describe the process where a psychologist or psychiatrist assesses a »Continue Reading
When should my child be sleeping in his own bed?
Children often sleep alongside parents or siblings as they are growing up. This practice is termed “co-sleeping”, and typically, it »Continue Reading
Many parents, educators, and mental health professionals are concerned about the amount of time children are spending watching TV or “plugged in” to video games, computers and online activities.
According »Continue Reading
We are proud to introduce our newest innovation – The Quirky Kid Tickets! Parents have been asking for and we are proud to introduce our effective behaviour management tool as »Continue Reading
Commencing kindergarten is a very exciting and sometimes scary time for children and parents alike. To ensure your child has an enjoyable and successful transition to school it is important »Continue Reading
It is normal for preschoolers and young children to hang back close to their parents when meeting and engaging with someone new and display some for of Social Anxiety.
Most »Continue Reading