Adolescence

Steps for Applying Gamification in the Classroom

Gamification in the classroom is becoming more and more important in the educational process. Games are a fundamental part of culture. And the more important play becomes in learning, the greater potential games have to transform the experiences of school-aged…

8 Benefits of Jump Roping for Children

There are many games that children can play in order to have fun and share with peers. However, not all of these activities provide the same benefits. Some are fun and at the same time boost physical discipline – such…

How to Cope with Empty Nest Syndrome

The Empty Nest Syndrome refers to a feeling of loss and emptiness that some parents experience when their children leave the family home. In this article, we’ll show you how to cope with this situation in the best way possible.…

Can Parents Check Their Children’s Social Media?

Can parents check their children’s social media activity without or against their consent? In the article below, we’ll help you reflect more on what type of control parents should practice over their children’s internet use. Social media has become a…

Adolescent Children and Lying: What Should I Do?

During adolescence, youngsters transition from being focused on their family to becoming focused on their friends. This may lead to a problem with adolescent children and lying as they tend to avoid responsibility and exaggerate things. They may also make…

Adolescents Acting Out for Attention: 9 Examples

The reasons for adolescents acting out for attention are varied. It depends a lot on their family relationships and their social surroundings. Adolescents acting out for attention is often a sign of communication problems with their parents. Adolescent children might…

The Development of Affectivity in Children

The development of affectivity involves a very complex process in which individuals come to progressively acquire the capacity to experience and manifest their emotions.  In order for the process to take place, children need to be in contact with others.…

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…

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…

How to Motivate Your Kids to Help with Housework

Motivating children to help with housework is a challenge families face every day. Often, parents choose to do all the household chores themselves in order to avoid conflict with their kids. However, helping with housework can be a useful tool…