Raising Boys provides Australian parents with information, tips and tricks to raising confident, happy young men. It focuses on each stage of a boy’s development, discussing the issues that matter most to your sons, including relationships and education. Raising Boys is also a forum for parents to chat to others about how to tackle issues which arise in the everyday lives of growing boys.
Mental illness can be an isolating, very lonely battle for boys who may struggle to voice their feelings to trusted family or friends. The recent R U OK? Day and International Mental Health Day last week are key strategies to get conversations started about the state of mental health. Where are we at? Do we need help? Does someone we know need a helping hand? Is something not quite right? R U OK? says with so many Australians effected by mental health challenges, starting the conversation with boys as soon as possible is key to opening communication channels. “With many of us effected by mental illness, a stressful event, loss, peer pressure, study stresses, bullying, parental separation – we need Click here to continue reading.
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- Tips to dealing with exam weeks
- Boys can suffer eating disorders too
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- Why kids need risk, fear and excitement in play