Play time

Every child deserves the right to play time. After all, play is an essential part of a child’s psychological, emotional, and social development. As always, quality play time should be supervised by adults. Here at You are Mom, we’ll give you all the best activities, games, stories, and stimulation for your child.

Painting Stones: Original Crafts for Children

You might not think that painting stones is a good craft for children nowadays because they spend several hours a day with their eyes fixed on screens. However, it can be a great idea when you’re on vacation, when it rains…

Wall Climbing for Children: A Parent’s Guide

Wall climbing for children is one of the most complete sports when it comes to the development of resistance, coordination and physical strength. Given that it encourages participants to reach new goals, it’s also an activity that promotes a spirit…

Original Birthday Party Invitations for Children

The well-known ritual of celebrating birthdays is usually accompanied with balloons, games, piñatas, sweets, and a birthday cake to blow out the candles. However, no party is complete without original birthday party invitations. Birthdays are events that every country celebrates…

Changes in Children’s Routines in the Summer

When the weather gets warmer, parents need to start preparing for the changes in children’s routines in the summer. Parents have to start figuring out how to fix their work schedules so they can spend as much time with their children…

The Importance of Simulation Games in Childhood

Simulation games are a simplified version of reality. In other words, it’s an experience that’s based on reality, but isn’t as complicated. This type of game offers children the opportunity to learn different real-life situations and how they work. For…

5 Ways to Celebrate Easter with Children

When it comes to finding ways to celebrate Easter with children, it’s important to keep in mind that this time of year doesn’t mean the same for everyone. You might be a believer or not. Many people decide to stay…

Best Toys to Take on Vacation This Year

When you pack your bags to go on a trip, you may have a hard time deciding what toys to take on vacation. It’s surely very important for you to keep your little ones entertained, so make sure to choose these…

The Influence of Music During Adolescence

Listening to music during adolescence is a powerful tool for self-knowledge, as well as for identifying, processing, and expressing various feelings and emotions. Music with lyrics is particularly enriching. Through rhythm, metaphors, and the messages in song lyrics, adolescents are able to…

Games to Try Instead of Screen Time

If your child spends a lot of time in front of electronic devices, you may be trying to find some alternative games to play instead of screen time. We know that technology is here to stay. However, there are other…

Water Games for Children to Play This Summer

Water games promote social interaction, spontaneity, creativity and, to some extent, ingenuity. By not always having everything that they imagine, children get creative to come up with activities. For example, if kids want to pretend to play with crocodiles in…

Couples that Have a Fear of Marriage

Fear of marriage is more common among couples than it may seem. Making all the preparations and putting together a wedding can become stressful and overwhelming. Sometimes you may even want to cancel the whole thing because there are so…

Summer Crafts: 4 Entertaining Options

The arrival of summer means its vacation time for your kids. It’s also a good time to emphasize that there are pastimes beyond video games. You can use these fun summer crafts as highly entertaining and much more productive alternatives.…

Single Parents: How to Reduce the Stress

On a daily basis, we all face situations that put our limits to the test and cause anxiety. However, stress among single parents is much more prevalent than it is for others. This is due to economic difficulties, irregular routines…

Keys to Solve Relationship Conflicts

When you share your life with someone, sooner or later, you’ll fight, and this is completely normal. Different points of view, misunderstandings, the friction of daily routines, stress from everyday problems… all this means that at any given time, discrepancies can…

The Effects and Stages of Breakups

One of the most traumatic situations that a human being can go through is a breakup. Numerous studies have demonstrated how the brain behaves in different stages of breakups. According to their findings, we experience elevated stress levels and even,…

How to Tell Your Children Scary Stories

How to tell children scary stories is a common question among parents. It’s normal to want to protect your children from fear, risky situations and bad news. However, this shouldn’t stop you from reading scary stories or telling them about…