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Cognitive Development for Children

Cognitive development includes thinking process, memory capacity, ability to solve problems, language and senses like seeing, tasting, hearing, and touching. Mental development means children to see and observe the world with their senses and understand it. Cognitive development starts in mother’s tummy and continues until adulthood. It is especially fast in the first year of the baby in the world and depends on the interaction with the surroundings. Therefore, it is quite important to know each step of cognitive development, what to expect from child at every stage and see possible problems in advance. In this article, you can find […]

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10 Advices for Raising Children Who Can Fight Difficulties

Some of us fall down during the challenges we face, and stay on the ground, but some of us can stand up even more powerful than before. What is the difference then between people who fall and can’t stand up and those who can survive storms every time more powerfully? Why some of us stay there when we fall down and some of us can born out of their ashes? Resilience means for someone, the ability to . In psychology, the term is began to be used for representing not giving up, the power of beating difficulties, quick self-recovery, psychological […]

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Emotional Development for Babies

Basis of emotional development is being able to understand own emotions, control and interpret them correctly, learn to express them correctly, understand other’s emotions and respond them appropriately. Emotional development is critical for children to build healthy relationships, know themselves and become healthy individuals. Every children’s character and way of interpret surroundings are different, therefore their response to stimulants and emotions they feel would be different as well. The important thing is every child to understand both their own and someone else’s feelings and respond them appropriately. Emotional development also depends on social norms, behaviour of family members and social […]

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Establishing Rules for Children

Rules are necessary for children’s healthy development. Rules help them gain responsibility and keep them safe. Since it is a very significant subject, parents need to pay attention to it. Key factors that you need to pay attention about setting rules; First of all, it is important to explain why this rule is necessary. For example; if you forbid a video-game, you can explain it as “I don’t believe this video-game is suitable for children at your age, therefore I don’t want you to play it.” You should consider age of your child. Children at 3 years old can’t remember […]

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What is Yoga? – Yoga for Children?

Yoga means unification. It is integrity of mind, body and soul. Since it is difficult to work on mind, yoga aims to relax mind with breathing exercises. It is a common opinion that babies born already able to sit upright, use diaphragm breath, do many yoga poses like sneak, dog, child but forget how to do them while growing up because of the external factors. Babies can start practicing yoga with their mother at early ages. By this way, mothers can move their body gently with a group that can share their post-labour period and have a pleasant communication with […]

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What is Emotion Regulation for Children?

The ability to control and organize emotions doesn’t mean elimination of negative emotions or turning them into a positive emotion. Emotion regulation can be in a positive or negative direction, but it means keeping sentimental dynamics at an optimum level and being able to respond circumstances with harmony. If we define it with more details, we can understand that the ability to organize emotions is quite complicated actually. It means, realizing emotions, understanding and accepting them. It also requires the ability to control own behaviours, accepting negative emotions when working for a purpose or adjusting emotional reaction according to the […]

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Things that you should pay attention when choosing a baby-sitter for your child!

One of the most important needs of today’s parents is someone to help them with childcare while they’re at work. Also the biggest worry is to find someone who will take care of their children as much as they do, fulfil their needs, give them love but also stay loyal to house rules when parents are gone. Qualifications that a baby-sitter needs to have The one that helps parents are sometimes a professional or sometimes someone from the family. But, whoever is helping, there are some points that parents need to be careful at. First of them is the communication […]

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Sibling Jealousy

Sibling relationship as a very important form of social development that supports children through their whole life. Parents are generally worried due to lack of information and experience when they raise their first children. They get stuck between information transmitted from their parents, books and friends who have children. Constant control and desire to be a good parent can create a depended relationship. It can also be observed that parent’s expectation on child is high. In further times, parents might think having a second baby and experience different emotions during this time. Raising a second children is an important responsibility […]

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Does Dream of A Bright Future Turn Into Pressure?

Every parent naturally wish their children to have a “bright future” when they plan their career. This is something very natural to desire. However, the meaning of the concept “bright future” depends on person and involves ambiguity. For many parents, the future that they plan for their children consist of the dreams of what they have planned for themselves and failed to achieve. Even though it is a natural feeling, it can turn into an imposition by ignoring the child’s characteristics. Therefore, “building a great future” for their children might turn into an extension of parents’ ambitions. The line between […]

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Social and Emotional Development of Children before School

Effect of behaviours Developments is a term that represents one’s progress during an entire life. Children experience changes physically, mentally, emotionally and socially since the moment they are born in order to fit in the environment. Progress in every field is connected to each other and important for school period. Pre-school period can be thought as a period child develops very fast. Researches show that behaviours children get used to at these ages shape believes, habits, attitudes and values in adult life. Education at this period helps children to develop their feelings, senses and social skills. Advantages of pre-school emotional […]

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