Stop treating children as small adults, they are not. …They are children. If you must know, half of all mental illnesses start before age 14 and two-thirds before 24. I know sometimes you are stressed, daddies and mummies, but please stop using your children for scapegoating. O wrong na. They don’t stop loving you, but themselves leading to low self-esteem, self-worth and self-confidence. Am I communicating?