children

4 Things to Keep in Mind Before Adopting a Child

Adoption is amazing for people who can’t have children biologically. It constitutes a different way of becoming a mother or a father. Nevertheless, adopting a child is a big decision. The adoption process carries a series of obstacles that are…

When Parents Fail Their Own Children

People talk about how sometimes children disappoint their parents. However, when parents fail their own children, willingly or not, they don’t seem to care as much. Aspects such as disrespect, lack of support, attention, and protection are silent killers that…

5 Books for Practicing Mindfulness in the Classroom

The practice of mindfulness isn’t just limited to adults. School children of all ages can also practice mindfulness in the classroom. Practicing mindfulness can be very beneficial during childhood. Therefore, we’ve decided to dedicate an entire article to the subject. Mindfulness…

How Do Students With School Anxiety View School?

How do students feel about school? This essential question helps us understand students’ attitudes toward learning. If they see it in a positive light, they’ll be self-motivated to work hard. It will also be easier to teach them. In contrast,…

When a Parent Has Paranoid Personality Disorder

Although it’s not often talked about, some children have parents with paranoid personality disorder. These children suffer the effects of unstable family relationships, scarring emotional instability, and a dysfunctional environment. Later in life, they have an elevated risk of mental illness. Clearly, these children…

Five Habits of Healthy Full-time Moms

Full-time moms do marvelous work, but can sometimes forget to take care of themselves. Worries, exhaustion, and multitasking can negatively influence their emotional health. It’s a very common problem, so let’s take a look at 5 self-care habits of healthy full-time moms…

Pediatric Chronic Pain: an Overlooked Illness

Pain is an experience as complex as it is personal, which is why great care and communication are needed to respond to a patient’s needs. But, when we see children with chronic pain (pediatric chronic pain), communicating can be difficult…

Egocentric Language – What Does It Mean?

We’ve all seen someone talking to themselves at least once. In fact, I’m sure you’ve done it a few times too. Children are true specialists in this. Many kids under the age of six seem to have a spontaneous, egocentric…

Saying “No” in a Positive Way

With the new ideas regarding education and positive discipline, the word “no” (usually used by our parents and grandparents) is often seen as an evil word. This makes many parents feel adrift, not knowing what to do to set boundaries.…