I have horrible anxiety. When adults are angry at me and they text me or call me about it I have anxiety attacks. My friend’s mom is angry at me and she has tried to call me and text me multiple times but I can’t answer because it triggers my anxiety. How do I let her know about my anxiety?
A new book has criticised hands-on parenting techniques. Pamela Druckerman, author of French Children Don’t Throw Food, laments her baby girl's inability to sit up at a dinner table as opposed to the obedient French children who sit upright and silent as they delicately eat their fish and chips. Druckerman’s book comes hot on the heels of Amy Chua’s Tiger Mama, which recommends ‘‘tough love’’ parenting to get your children into Yale. In contrast to Chua, Druckerman is arguing for a Read more [...]
Every age brings it own challenges when you are a parent. We would like to think that by late adolescence, our children are out of the woods. Not so. It has been found that fresh out of school,18-year-old males are more likely to commit a crime than people of any other age or gender. Police took action against one-in-ten 18-year-old males in the year to July 2011, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics February 2012, making them the single biggest problem group for Read more [...]