5 Ways to Prevent Teenage Problems

5 Ways to Prevent Teenage Problems

Any parent, whose child is approaching 13, has nightmares about what is to be unleashed- the hormonal ups and downs, the temper tantrums, the rebellion and the whole tumultuous ride that is innocently called “Teenage”. Nowadays with the global exposure and constant...
Stand Up To Bullying!

Stand Up To Bullying!

“I know you haven’t completed your homework and now, you suddenly have a stomach ache.” “But mom, my stomach hurts.” “No more excuses, Max! And your bus arrives in 5 minutes. You better hurry up!” Max, a 12 year old boy, with immense singing talent is brought up in a...
Child Abuse: Signs to watch out for!

Child Abuse: Signs to watch out for!

We all know that child abuse exists; almost every day the newspaper or the news report yet another tragic case and we are overwhelmed with feelings of despair, sadness and anger. We think that the crime could have been prevented “if only… “, and we are thankful to the...
Teen Suicides: What you can do

Teen Suicides: What you can do

A 13 year old hangs himself when refused a new motorbike by his father. A 14 year old ingests insect repellent when unable to adjust in a new school A high school student never comes back home after checking his exam results online. A 15 year old girl slashes her...
Understanding Teenage Anxiety

Understanding Teenage Anxiety

All parents of teens know what a turbulent time it is. Your children are unable to get through to you and you are looking for a way to effectively communicate with them. But Hope Network is now attempting to make you see the scenario from your teen’s eyes....
The right age to start school

The right age to start school

As my son turned three, I was faced with the dilemma all parents go through – should I start school for him now? And in the course of finding the answer to that I came to many realizations. Here are a few things that might help you decide if you’re on the same...