Traumatic events in childhood can increase the risk of physical and mental health problems in adulthood. But you can take steps to help children recover.
If your child barely speaks or doesn’t play nicely in the sandbox, you might worry they have a developmental delay. Here’s what to look for with language, social and motor development. If delays do exist, getting support early on will make a big difference to their future development.
Children need guidance. But too much can also spell trouble. Pediatric psychologist Vanessa Jensen, PsyD, explains why helicopter parenting actually backfires — and offers tips for developing the best parenting style for your child.