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.

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 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…

What You Need to Know About Burnout Syndrome

Burnout syndrome refers to a condition of occupational or professional exhaustion which was, in the past, only attributed to adults. However, we now know that, in modern society, children and adolescents also suffer from this condition in their activities. According…