Thursday, June 20, 2019

Evolve

Excessive use of internet Puberty Part10

The way we interact with each other has affected teenage lifestyles the most. Problems: Your teen may seem to spend hours on phone, texting, talking or simply playing. Adolescents addicted to the internet tend to have fewer friends and a less active social life. They lead solitary lives and are happy browsing the internet for...

Interpersonal problems Puberty Part8

At such a vulnerable time, it is but natural for kids to feel awkward in social situations. Problems: Teenagers want to have an identity of their own. They tend to look up to role models at home or outside. Adolescents also start thinking about what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ and question your take on certain...

Substance abuse Puberty Part4

Substance abuse is the biggest problems that parents of adolescents have to deal with. Problems Group dynamics is one of the key factors that drive adolescents to take up smoking and drinking or to do drugs. The tendency to take risk encourages most teens to try smoking or drinking even before they are of legal...

Changes in behavior Puberty Part3

Mostly, it is just teen behavior that will last as long as their adolescence. Problems But it may can give rise to questioning the parents’ rules (seen as argumentative) and standing up for what they believe is right (seen as stubbornness). Hormones in teenage boys can even push them to get into physical confrontations. They...

Affect physically&emotionally Puberty Part2

Adolescence is the age between adulthood and childhood. Problems: Teenagers are often confused about their role and are torn between their responsibilities as growing adults and their desires as children. They tend to feel overly emotional (blame it on the hormones). Just about anything and everything can make them happy, excited, mad or angry. ...

Problems and sensible solutions Puberty Part1

Adolescence is not an easy time for kids or parents.  The only way to deal with needs and problems at this age is to know about them and be ready to face them. Most common problems, and their solutions that adolescents have to deal with. Physical changes Physical changes happen due to change in the teenager’s hormone levels. ...

Help your child with the homework

Child’s learning — at home! Here's how to help them hit the books and develop good study habits Sit down with your kids and lay out expectations now, when the school year is starting, rather than waiting until problems arise. Two or three goals is plenty, and you'll get better results if your child helps...

Why Your Child Doesn’t Care About School? Part2

If you have a child who can see no value in his coursework, then sometimes it’s best to put the focus on the act of learning. The goal and focus should be on learning how to learn – not just the grade.  For instance, even if the subject is not appealing, learning how to master reading complex...

Why Your Child Doesn’t Care About School? Part1

How are you going to motivate your kid to work in school this year?  Kids are under much more pressure academically than they have been in the past.  Some kids, especially those who struggle with slower processing speed, weaker working memory, and other related struggles, can truly shut down under excess pressure.  When the brain is stressed...

What is active learning?

Talking about sport with your child gives you lots of chances to build vocabulary and math skills. Here are a few things you can practice with your child as you play and talk about sport together: using prepositions – e.g. describing where the ball went (past the goal, through my legs, over his head, onto the...
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