Misbehavior Is Not Always Due To Poor Parenting

Adish and Rupali knew parenting would hard. However, they never realized exactly how hard it could be, especially with a child like Vijay, their 5 year old son. He was a sweet child, showing love and affection to both Adish and Rupali and their dog. He liked to help Rupali …

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South Asian Parents: When Teen Mood Swings Are a Problem

First generation American born South Asian teens and their parents face a unique set of challenges that many other cultures don’t face. The parents were raised in a culture, society and educational system that is entirely different than the one their teen is being raised in. Despite trying to maintain …

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How South Asian Stereotypes and Discrimination Create Mental Health Stigma

Ever since Dev’s mother told their family friends that was diagnosed with ADHD, they noticed a change in their behavior. Mothers no longer wished to schedule play dates with the sweet 8 year old boy. They would make transparent excuses that sent a clear message to his mother that they …

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