Psychology

Psychology is a tool we can use for the sake of our emotional and psychological health, as well as our children’s. Sometimes we forget that being “well” doesn’t just mean not having pain or a physical illness. Being well, living well is the ability to be happy, to be happy with ourselves and the people around us. Dive into the psychology of mother and child here at You are Mom. We have the best, most helpful articles right here.

Passive Children: How to Stimulate Them

It’s very easy to identify passive children. They usually avoid confrontation, arguments, and groups of people. They tend to be very loving, attentive, and try to live a very calm and peaceful life. What’s more, they’re characterized by being extremely…

All You Need to Know About Critical Pedagogy

In order to understand what critical pedagogy entails, we need to take into consideration the fact that it’s a branch of pedagogy itself. Pedagogy is the discipline responsible for studying, analyzing, and perfecting education and teaching in all its complexity.…

The Pedagogy of Jean-Jaques Rousseau

Placing children at the center of attention within the educational process is the central idea of the pedagogy of Jean-Jaques Rousseau. He exposed his pedagogical theory in one of his most recognized works, Emile, or On Education (1762). This book is…

The Characteristics of School Bullies

Students who participate in aggressive and violent behaviors against others tend to possess a specific physical and psychological profile. Below, we’ll go into detail about the most common characteristics of school bullies. It’s important for teachers and professors to be…

Symptoms of Mental Illness in Children

Identifying mental illness in children can be difficult for parents or other people around them. Children often don’t have the ability to adequately express what’s happening to them physically. And when it comes to a psychological level it’s even more…

Vygotsky and the Psychology of Play

Lev Semionovich Vygotsky was a Russian psychologist and forefather of his specialty. He’s best known for his work in the psychology of development. Vygotsky believed that people can only develop properly through social interaction. One of the key elements of…

3 Activities to Help Prevent Bullying

Students spend the greater part of their school day inside their regular classrooms. Therefore, working in the prevention of bullying in this context is fundamental. For this reason, we’ve put together the following article in which we explain 3 group…

What Is Developmental Psychology?

Developmental psychology studies changes and continuity processes about people’s behavior. For instance, it studies a human being’s psychological skills throughout their lives, from birth until death. Developmental psychology studies three stages of development, these stages interact constantly and are studied…

What Is the Feynman Technique for Learning?

In short, the Feynman Technique is a simple method for self-directed learning. It’s a memorization technique that consists of five steps. Each step causes the brain to unconsciously assimilate the information it’s trying to memorize, little by little. The technique carries…

When to Go to a Child Psychologist

Parenting doesn’t come with an instructions manual. Although we try to do our best, we may sometimes feel overwhelmed and need to ask for help. Going to a child psychologist can generate doubts and fears, but it’s the right decision…

All About Decroly Centers of Interest

Born in the city of Renaix, Belgium in 1871, Ovide Decroly was a pedagogue, psychologist, and doctor. Decroly centers of interest were part of his pedagogical approach. They arose out of the need for teaching that values children’s interests and…

The Characteristics of Psychomotor Rooms

Stimulating psychomotricity, especially in children, should take place in a well-planned and systematic fashion. This guarantees a child’s proper development and growth. And this is why the characteristics of psychomotor rooms should be adequate and coherent in regards to their…