How to recognise depression in young kids

Sure, your kid cries a little bit more than your best friend’s cool, calm and capable primary schooler. But when is it time to step up the level of concern and call in an expert? If you’ve got even a subtle inkling that your little one has a big black cloud over their head and heart, click on this link to an article on Fatherly.com below to find a way forward.

Activities:

Take each of your children on one-on-one trips

One-on-one trips (no other adults, no other kids) are a valuable way of spending time with your child and showing them they are special.

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Be the voice in your child’s head

Peer pressure can be very hard to ignore. To help your kids avoid giving in to peer pressure, it is important to be the voice in your child’s head encouraging them to think twice before following the masses.