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Child and Parenting Counsellor - Answered on May 30, 2023

Dr Aarti Bakshi is a psychologist licensed by the Rehabilitation Council of India.
A school counsellor, she has worked for 15 years with young adults.
She has two PhD degrees -- developmental psychology from Global Institute of Healthcare Management and clinical psychology from Singhania University.
She is on the CBSE panel for counsellors and special educators. She collaborates with SAAR Education to help children develop life skills.
She has authored SEL (social emotional learning) journals for Grades 1-8.... more
B Question by B on May 23, 2023Hindi
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Doctor my 10 year old son is in 5th grade. Since his childhood he has been a very active kid. For the past 18 months he is finding it difficult to concentrate on tasks involving his mind like board games/home work etc. Even at home he would be constantly engage in physical activities and would not sit idle. His handwriting is horrible and his grades have hit rock bottom. Should we consult a doctor?

Ans: Dear B, Kindly look into the following:
1. His friend circle
2. Have a chat to find out what's troubling
3. Take into account conflicts at home, family dynamics and his spending time with technlogy.
rue out the above and meet a developmental paeditrician or child psychologist for the root cause.
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It's possible that your wife's sisters may not be aware of the impact of their behavior on your marriage, or they may not realize the boundaries they are crossing. Have you tried discussing your concerns with your wife and her sisters in a calm and respectful manner? It's important to express your feelings and set clear boundaries on how much interference you are comfortable with.

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