Empowering Parents - A Resource Guide
Are Children Well Protected in Family Court?
The family law system is supposed to put children’s safety first, but in many ways they become further endangered when they enter it.
Around the world it seems that there is concern when children enter family court and here in Barbados the question is also very important as children are often made to spend time with abusive parents under the guise of wanting both parents in the child's life.
Is this always in the best interest of the child?
Watch the video on the right and read the article and think about what we should do to change the situation.
Your Child's Nutrition Is Always Important
All children need a balanced diet full of nutrients, including vitamins and minerals to help in their mental and physical development.
Proper Nutrition can stabilise children’s energy, sharpen their minds and even out their moods. and it makes a huge impact on your children’s life long relationship with food while giving them the best opportunity to grow into healthy, confident adults.
How Parents Shape Children Mental Health
Most parents know that their behaviour has an effect on their children's mental health, now and possibly forever.
As such, we strive to call upon our better angels, modeling equanimity and empathy as much as we can, with the small hope that these moments will outweigh the unhinged ones.
There are times when this is easier, and times when this is harder.
Right now it is much harder ...... continue reading
Youth violence is very often committed by youth acting out their life experiences and feelings.
Do you really think that young people want to be so violent? Examine the lives of the children who commit violent acts and one might find a pattern that tells you that the perpetrators of youth violence are hurting young people.
Explore some causes of youth violence here.