Raising a child

One of the most basic, yet exceptional, parts of growth for human beings is our upbringing. Here at You are Mom, we’ll help you out with the best methods, the most interesting psychological theories, and the keys to emotional intelligence so that you can raise your child happily and intelligently.

A Simple Explanation of Mendel’s Laws

Gregor Mendel was an Augustinian monk from the mid-19th century. His ability to observe and his strict work methodology led him to develop the first theories about genetics, which he summarized in three laws. Mendel’s Laws are based on unusual…

How to Help Gifted Children at School

The key to being able to help gifted children is to offer them activities that will really test their abilities. We’ll be giving you some tips to help you with this difficult but rewarding task. Many teachers already include activities…

My Child Doesn’t Respect Me: What to Do?

All parents hope to have a good and harmonious relationship with their children. Nonetheless, sometimes in the day-to-day tensions that can arise, you can become overwhelmed and frustrated thinking “my child doesn’t respect me.” Sometimes we feel that things escalate…

Symbolic Play in Children with Autism

Autism is a neurobehavioral disorder that makes it difficult to communicate and socialize with others. There are restricted interests and repetitive behavior. In many cases, these symptoms prevent children with autism from fully developing symbolic play. Games and role-playing can…

Overcritical Parents and Child Development

We take on a big commitment when we decide to become parents. We become responsible for raising emotionally healthy human beings. Unfortunately, not every parent takes this approach with their children. For example, growing up with overcritical parents has serious…

An Ecological Approach Against Bullying

Bullying isn’t only an educational problem, but it’s also a social one. Because of that, we must take measures using an ecological approach against bullying. All the areas and environments where a child grows up and develops should be included…

The Feeling of Guilt in Children

Although childhood seems to be a simple stage of life, a child’s inner world is richer and more complex than we think. When we’re young, we begin to develop beliefs and emotions that will stay with us for life, including…

All About Bruner’s Theory of Learning

Bruner’s theory of learning represents an important paradigm shift in regards to traditional education. This theory delves into the need for constructivist learning, or in other words, learning through discovery. In the following article, we’ll take a look at the most…

4 Ways to Help Children Make Friends

As our children get older, socialization becomes more and more important. Friends give them security, foster their self-esteem and become a reference point for them to develop the social skills that will serve them throughout the rest of their lives.…