About kinship care When children can't live with their parents, someone in the extended family or a family friend might become their primary carer. This arrangement is called kinship care, and these important people are called kinship carers. Becoming a kinship carer Becoming a kinship carer can be a big change .
Leaving children home alone: is your child ready? There's no home alone law in Australia that says how old your child must be before he can be at home by himself. You're the best judge of when your child is ready to be left at home alone. It's not just about your child's age - her maturity is also important.
Story Santiago Munez (Kuno Becker) and his family flee Mexico for the US where they settle in Los Angeles. Santiago's father works hard as a labourer to support his family of two boys. Santiago also works hard in two jobs, helping his father and working in a kitchen, while pursuing his love of football.
What is anxiety? Anxiety can include body signals like 'butterflies', a sinking feeling, tense or uncomfortable feelings, or 'nerves'. Everybody feels anxious sometimes, especially when faced with unfamiliar, dangerous or stressful situations. Anxiety is a normal reaction to challenging situations. Anxiety in teenagers Anxiety is very common in the teenage years .
About squints or strabismus Children with a squint have eyes that seem to look in different directions . This is because the muscles in each eye don't work together in a balanced way. Some squints are caused by long-sightedness. Rare causes of a squint can include a cataract in one eye or problems with the retina.
What are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)? Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are antidepressant medications traditionally used to treat depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Some SSRIs prescribed for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are fluoxetine (Prozac) and citalopram.