Parents may joke that it’s an experience they want their child to have -- just not until somewhere around the age of 30. A 6th grade girl may say, "Jacob is my boyfriend," but what does that mean?
Some kids are often in so much trouble with their parents and teachers the line separating bad behavior and an honest mistake can become a bit blurry.
With that in mind, let’s consider three defining characteristics of an honest mistake.
Traumatized children often struggle a great deal because of their difficulty in communicating what troubles them.
Fortunately, there are ways of helping a traumatized child reach a state of emotional healing, realized to the degree and point that the effects of tramatizing circumstances and events no longer trouble them.
Our guest today, , has some thoughts on the matter, thoughts, suggestions and interventions compiled during the 23 years he spent as a juvenile judge in Arizona.
As they say, Judge Tom has “been there.” From his heartfelt concern for young people, Judge Tom founded and moderates , a teen-law website for and about teenagers and the laws that affect them.It is gratifying to observe this sort of change in a child, change that can be both empowering and permanent., our guest on this program, brings her experience and expertise to share with us how positive outcomes with a traumatized child can be accomplished."Most of the activity happens in a pack, and communication takes place between friend groups." By 8th grade, dating probably means talking on the phone and hanging out, usually in groups.By high school, kids are more likely to develop serious romantic attachments.Parents should monitor their use and take action, when needed. Overreaction can damage relationships, completely shut down communication and drive the problem even deeper.