There is a lot of self-doubt, every time we hear our moms and other aunties tell us that we are too protective about our kids and how they raised us differently. I always wondered if I am doing the right thing when it comes to my kids. We only focus on gender equality and empowering our children to speak up, but are we equipping with skills that help manage their emotions!
Today, we hear statistics that suggest that our children are in a devastating state! In the last 15 years, researchers have given us increasingly alarming statistics on a sharp and steady increase in childhood mental illness:
- 1 in 5 children are diagnosed with mental health problems.
- A 43% increase in ADHD has been noted
- 37% increase in adolescent depression
- 200% increase in suicide rate in children aged 10 to 14
So how are we talking to our children?
Today on Keep It Real, we have Mansi Zaveri talk to us about how it is necessary for us to talk to our children from her article written to Dainik Bhaskar. She simplifies parenting by sharing tips by encouraging us to talk to our children about:
Listen to this podcast and share what your thoughts are on this changing world and how are you going to make it a better place for your children.
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