The Hurried Child Syndrome
What is it?
Putting too much on a child's plate can cause the hurried child syndrome
Children are being made to act like robots instead of children.
Having children act and dress like adults can rush a child's development.
What causes it?
There are many things that can cause the Hurried Child Syndrome. A few causes include:
-Placing children in too many activities
-Pushing children to achieve high academic success
-Peer Pressure at school
-Television/famous people and bad role models
-Lack of sleep and fun time
How to identify it
Children experiencing the hurried child syndrome may exhibit characteristics such as:
-Acting out/inappropriate behavior
-Odd sleeping patterns
-Changing eating schedules
-Aggitated or irritable
-Lack of Concentration