Children’s Rights Category

What do we know about childhood anxiety and what can parents do about it?

Feeling anxious and worried is a normal experience for children, but how do we know when it’s becoming a serious problem and what can we do about it? Claudia Hammond discusses these issues and more with expert Professor Cathy Creswell from the University of Reading, and Beckie, whose whole family was affected by her son’s […]

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Jean Piaget’s Theory and Stages of Cognitive Development

Piaget (1936) was the first psychologist to make a systematic study of cognitive development. His contributions include a stage theory of child cognitive development, detailed observational studies of cognition in children, and a series of simple but ingenious tests to reveal different cognitive abilities. What Piaget wanted to do was not to measure how well children […]

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The Alienated Child

Most children are born with the capacities to think for themselves, to process both negative and positive experience, and thereby restructure things so that each generation can improve over the last.

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Child Contact Page

If you are an alienated child (perhaps an adult now), please register your interest if you would like to re-establish your relationship with one of your parents. Simply email us on info@ukap.one Likewise, if you are a parent looking for an alienated child, register your interest by mailing us and we will let you know if […]

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Here Are Some Potential Consequences of Teaching a Child to Hate:

Here Are Some Potential Consequences of Teaching a Child to Hate: Negative or judgmental personality Poor adjustment Difficulty trusting others Difficulty initiating and maintaining relationships Poor relationship quality Aggressive/defiant behavior Depression Low self-esteem Guilt or confusion surrounding negative feelings about the other parent Self-hatred Every child has the right to have a loving and healthy […]

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Hypocrites

Its amazing how an adult can teach their own children to witness years of abuse and neglect towards their own parents, then stand in disbelief when their own grown child decides to walk away from them!!!! BLAMING EVERYONE ELSE BUT THEMSELVES. Be careful what you teach your own children, it may come back to haunt […]

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What it means to heal from childhood experiences

  As I’ve written, Western culture sees healing—it literally means “to make whole”—as restoring something or someone to an undamaged state; when something of value is damaged, such as a painting or other artifact, our practice is always to repair it in such a way that it looks as though the damage never happened. That […]

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The psychology of an abusive parent.

Studies have shown that our childhood history plays a huge role in how we are as parents. Parents who did not have their needs met as children may find it hard to meet the needs of their own children. Research has also revealed that some parents who were mistreated as children may expose their child to […]

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Invasion of privacy

“A parent may ‘snoop’ at computers or cell phones or check journals or calendars to find information of the child being ‘sneaky’ or ‘suspicious.’” “The parent will accuse a child of being sneaky, projecting on the child their own behavior.” Invasion of privacy is a seriously painful thing to experience. If done constantly, it certainly […]

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Child maltreatment—emotional abuse.

Parenting is no easy task. Raising a child in this day and age is both challenging and intimidating. Experiencing the occasional mishap and lapse of judgment is normal. Every parent, after all, makes mistakes. However, to a good parent, one thing is infallible—to love and care for your child as best as you can. It […]

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