How to Cope When Your Child Has a Chronic Illness

Finding out your child has a chronic illness is a daunting, unexpected experience for any parent.  And what with learning how to handle your sick child’s new needs and requirements, to managing the effects a chronically ill sibling has on your other children, it can be easy to overlook your own wellbeing. The psychological effects of a

Emotional Problems and Young Girls – How Can You Help?

Girls are typically found to suffer more from emotional troubles, while boys have higher rates of conduct or behavioural problems. But a report by University College London recently shed a troubling light when it announced a 55% rise in the rates of emotional problems amongst British girls aged 11 to 13. Analysing data on over 3000 adolescents from a five-year period, the rise is