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Trichotillomania in Children

Some people feel the urge to pull out their own hair. The physical consequence, which is immediately visible, is hair loss that may lead to bald spots in the head, eyebrows, and eyelashes. Trichotillomania in children is a worrying disorder.…

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Sexuality Lasts a Lifetime

People often assume that sexuality is “adult stuff”. Although it’s true that it’s present in adulthood, it isn’t exclusive to this vital period of a human being’s life. Instead, sexuality lasts through all life stages. It might be easier to…

Teaching Kids to Eat Healthily

Teaching your kids to eat healthily can seem like a challenge, but if you can teach them how to brush their teeth, you can teach kids to eat healthily. In modern societies, children’s nutrition has been a conflictive subject because…

Bipolar Disorder in Children

Have you noticed that your child experiences very intense moods? Do they show extreme changes in behavior? Do they have very sad periods, and suddenly become very enthusiastic, sometimes with an exaggerated joy? If this type of behavior occurs daily,…

Five Fantastic Gianni Rodari Quotes

Nearly all of Gianni Rodari’s quotes are directed toward or talk about children. Gianni Rodari, an Italian pedagogue and journalist, was passionate about imagination. He believed that children were an endless fountain of fantasy and truth. Like many of his…

Discover Educational Neuroscience

Bored children, children with dyslexia, children with dyscalculia, children with attention deficit disorder… Nowadays, children have a huge range of educational needs. Unfortunately, most schools follow similar and very limited approaches. Educational neuroscience can help in this regard. Neuromarketing, the…

Cooperative Work in the Classroom

All schools should incorporate cooperative work. This method is very important and useful, especially for elementary school and middle school students. It uses workgroups to help students develop critical social skills. Through teamwork, students learn how each individual’s effort helps…

Roles within the Family

A family is an organized system and the basic nucleus of society. In other words, it’s a collective with rules, values, and certain behavior standards. There are also hierarchies and roles within the family. All of that is also reflected…

First Aid for Children

A lot of people know first aid. Some people have taken classes, and others have had to learn it on their own. But in most cases, we only learn how to apply it to adults. People don’t generally teach you…

Divergent Thinking in Children

Divergent thinking in children is an exceptional gift. Their open mind is full of possibilities and unusual, original, and constant idiosyncratic reasoning. However, sometimes that creative potential disappears when children grow up in an educational system that standardizes the mindset of all students,…