Category Archives: Life Issues

Disabilities in The Tribe

There are over 6.5 million people with disabilities in Great Britain alone. A disability can be long term or short term, they can be physical or mental disabilities. Kids in The Tribe still have to live with disabilities long after … Continue reading

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Babies in The Tribe

There are now two babies in the world of The Tribe. How difficult is it to bring up a child in a world with no adults?Brady Trudy became pregnant not long after the adults were gone. She had been in … Continue reading

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The Tribe and Love

Ask someone what has been one of the best experiences to happen in their life and they will probably say being in love. If you are in love right now – or have been in love before – then you … Continue reading

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Love and Mixed Messages

Love can strike us at any time and when it happens, boy does it happen! Ebony is totally in love with Jay but Jay seems to be making eyes at Amber! Is Ebony imagining things or is Jay giving her … Continue reading

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Siblings and Sibling Rivalry

Do you have brothers or sisters? Sibling relationships are often close but very complex. Emotions such as love, respect and pride sometimes clash with less favourable traits such as jealousy and animosity. Sound familiar?? Like all sibling relationships, the ones … Continue reading

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Overcoming shyness

Many of us are shy in certain situations. To be shy can mean being afraid to make mistakes and having a feeling of awkwardness, particularly at social events. Shy people are often quite self-critical and self-conscious and can elevate other … Continue reading

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Happy Families

In the Tribe, the Mall Rats are forced to live in a situation which is very like one big family. The relationships between older members and younger members are almost paternal and each member of the Tribe must learn to … Continue reading

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Bullying

Ever had the feeling that you or someone close to you was being picked on? What is bullying? A bully is a person who uses strength or power to coerce and threaten others. None of us should tolerate bullying. It … Continue reading

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Peer Group Pressure

Peers, the incorrect spelling for a sweet fruit, but more commonly known as people of your own age that you spend time with and who influence you. Peer group pressure is when the people around us influence us to act … Continue reading

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Moving in with you peers

In the Tribe, the Mall Rats are forced into a situation where they live together and rely heavily upon each other. When they move in together, each Mall Rat is bonded, in a way, by an unwritten code. Each has … Continue reading

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