It is often easier recognizing the physical needs of a child when it comes to the trying to provide adequately for nutritious food, water, warmth and so on. When it comes to the mental health of child, the parent may not have such as easy time at all.
Let me explain…
A child mental healthy may not be as obvious as his or her physical condition or needs, thus there parent would have to be knowledgeable on the subject on mental health development before even trying to understand the child’s progress.
And the worst part? The more you don’t know the less you will succeed in this crucial area!