Prevention is Better than Cure
Not all problems of children can be faulted to the parents. Even if a parent does their best, sometimes a child needs psychiatric help in certain situations. It is best to seek early intervention to prevent the concern from growing into a serious problem in adulthood.
It takes a village to raise a child, and an even bigger village of experts in cases where a child suffers trauma, abnormal psychological symptoms, and other special issues. Their case may require the extra attention of parents, educators, and medical experts (such as developmental pediatricians, psychiatrists, and neurologists).
John Dacey, an educator and counselor, advocates therapy and various methods for parents to support children who are showing some signs of psychological abnormalities like anxiety. Dacey’s body of work on childhood anxiety was also motivated by his own childhood experiences.
When it comes to the 5 pillars of socio-emotional development in children, the role of family is important. Taking care of kids can be an all-consuming responsibility. Taking care of you and your partner also ensures that you do not burn out or take out your stress on your children.
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