Managing Aggressive Behaviour in Children

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Everyone gets angry, however, how an individual chooses to express their anger is important. After the revision of the 2022 COVID-19 regulations, physical schooling in Trinidad and Tobago resumed. However, with the resumption of face-to-face classes, a notable and alarming rise in fights between school children was observed throughout the… 

Keep Your Child/Ward Safe With These Internet Safety Tips

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Ever since its inception in 1983, many people around the world have come to accept that the internet has both its advantages and disadvantages. Nonetheless, the internet’s potential to negatively impact a child’s mental and physical health and safety remains a global concern.  Here are some internet safety tips that… 

Community Violence

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“Despite being home to 8.5 per cent of the world’s population, the Caribbean region disproportionately experiences about 27 per cent of the world’s homicides.” (Barbados Advocate, 2020) With routine reports of daily homicides; familiar announcements of aggravated sexual assaults; and the everyday danger of robberies—the people of Trinidad and Tobago… 

How to Apologize

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Words or actions borne out of heightened anger can be a dangerous thing. When the waves of anger or frustration recede, many of us realize that our words or actions may have caused more harm than good. If you find yourself in a situation like this, using the aeon-old technique… 

Teenage Romantic Relationships

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As parents, guiding our children through adolescence and maturity can be quite a challenge. Teens or teenagers tend to be very private about their life as they approach this period. However, building a trusting relationship between you and your child while playing an active role in their love life is… 

Suicide & Suicidial Ideation in Children and Young Adults

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Life is full of challenges and feelings of loneliness, sadness, or hopelessness, and experiences with stress, frustration, and anxiety are inescapable.  However, no matter how difficult our situations may appear to be, suicide should never be the answer.  So, remember to talk to someone, find healthy coping solutions to life challenges, practice journaling, and if it’s all too much for you to handle, seek profess