Media and Children Ages 6-12

At the age of six or seven, children begin to understand that people hold differing…

Importance of Play Ages 6-12

While children do need time to play alone and with other children without adult intervention,…

Healthy Parent-Child Relationships Ages 6-12

Just like with any relationship, building a positive relationship between parent and child is one…

Healthy Disciplinary Techniques Ages 6-12

What should you do when your preschooler throws a fit? Find out here how to…

Domestic Violence and its Impact on Children Ages 6-12

Domestic violence affects every member of the family, including the children. Family violence creates a…

Dealing with the Angry Child Ages 6-12

Handling children’s anger can be puzzling, draining, and distressing for adults. In fact, one of…

Oppositional/Defiant Disorder Ages 6-12

All children are oppositional from time to time, particularly when tired, hungry, stressed or upset.…

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

What is ADHD? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of…

Anxiety Disorders

Children and adolescents with anxiety disorders typically experience intense fear, worry, or uneasiness that can…

Signs of normal Developmental Stages Ages 0-5

The information below shows the ages by which most young children develop certain abilities. It…