Parenting Articles

What is Postpartum Psychosis? Symptoms and Treatment

Have you had mental health problems in the past? Or a diagnosis or schizophrenia or bipolar disorder? Planning on having children, and worried about possible repercussions? The risk of postpartum psychosis is small but important.  What is postpartum psychosis? Postpartum psychosis, also called ‘postnatal psychosis’ and ‘puerperal psychosis,’ sees a mother experience a break with...

What is Selective Mutism?

Does your child stop talking entirely in certain environments? Have teachers mentioned there might be an issue? Or do you yourself struggle to speak in some situations and suffer because of it? It might be selective mutism. What is selective mutism? Selective mutism means that in certain environments, or around certain people, you experience a...

Children and Technology – Are your Kids Addicted?

Kids won’t drop the games console? Glued to their phone and social media accounts? The children and technology relationship is one both psychologists and parents are concerned by. Author and parent Liat Hughes Joshi explores. The modern parenting challenge? Screen overload is undoubtedly one of the biggest challenges modern mums and dads face with their...