Childhood psychology

As they say, each child is unique and yours is certainly the most special of them all. Since you want his growth and development to be the best they can be, there’s one thing you can’t forget about: his emotions. In this area of You are Mom, we’ll go deep into behavioral problems, the value of emotional intelligence, how to handle tantrums, and the most common psychological disorders in children. Trust us, our articles can help.

What Exactly is Tourette Syndrome?

Tourette syndrome is a disorder involving motor and verbal tics that appear during childhood. It causes minors to emit sudden movements and sounds that are repetitive and uncontrollable. This condition can affect a person’s quality of life. However, because of…

Is Learning by Osmosis Possible?

When we talk about learning by osmosis, we’re referring to learning that takes place in a natural way while sharing with others. There is a multitude of ways for children to learn, and not only in the classroom. Every form…

Treatment of ADHD in Children

Nowadays, many people doubt the actual existence of this disorder. However, in many cases, the treatment of ADHD in children is necessary and effective. That’s why it’s important to know what it consists of and when it should, or shouldn’t,…

5 Jean Piaget Quotes About Children

In this article, you’ll discover some Jean Piaget quotes. He was one of the most important child psychologists of all time, who studied child development. Interestingly, his children were unwittingly the “guinea pigs” for his scientific research. But we mustn’t…

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…

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…

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…