There is no doubt in my mind that every parent out there wants to see their child happy. And it doesn’t matter if they are successful and happy or in love and happy, but simply happy. Children are perhaps the best when it comes to expressing their emotion and that’s why we don’t really think much about their happiness, or lack thereof in some cases.
Personally, with my own children it doesn’t take a lot to put a smile on their face (especially when we take a trip to the toy store) but there’s a new study that says there are more and more children out there that are being diagnosed with depression. Now that I fully have your attention, here’s a little more:
People generally assumed children under the age of six were too developmentally immature to experience the core emotions of depression.”