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Parenting in the Digital Age

Today’s technology period and our children have been meeting digital technologies since the day they were born. Since infancy, they can spend their hours in front of devices such as televisions, tablets, computers first with their mobile phones in their parents’ hands. As parents, we want them to stay behind technology. We watch with amazement and admiration that they adapt quickly to the devices in their hands. On the one hand, turning on the TV or giving a device to your hand and having fun on their own makes it easier from time to time. However, scientific studies point to […]

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Why Does A Child Fail At School?

Your child, that you have been following his development gradually since his infancy and using every means to support it, has finally started school. As a parent, one of the greatest happiness is that our child now writes and reads “parent” as our child says “parent”. But sometimes things don’t go well. As we expected, our child may have difficulties in the academic field in the first year of primary school and course failure may be experienced. Of course, the lessons are not important, but the negative feedback from the school will undoubtedly affect our child during these elementary school […]

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Exam Anxiety And Communication Methods

School success. Anxiety is a condition that is manifested by physical, emotional and mental changes that children experience when faced with a stimulus. In fact, many children experience tension, excitement and fear of being unsuccessful before and during the exams. This is an expected and natural feeling. The excitement of the exam ensures that we are motivated to prepare for the exam and we have an effort to pass the exam during the exam. Symptoms of Exam Anxiety Mental Symptoms; Forgetfulness, inability to focus attention, difficulty in remembering lesson topics, thoughts with negative comments (I will not be able to […]

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What Type of Intelligence Does Your Child Have?

Verbal-Linguistic Intelligence The dominance of verbal intelligence in children means that their speaking and writing skills are strong. Children with the verbal intelligence type can effectively convey their thoughts and feelings orally and in writing. They enjoy reading books, telling stories and talking. Vocabulary is high and they have a strong memory. They listen to what is spoken, interpret, remember and express it in a different way. They have the ability to learn different languages. The most effective way of learning for them is to listen. Numerical-Logical Intelligence Children, numerical intelligence is the ability to think through deductive techniques, solve […]

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How is 4-year-old child development?

Now your child can resume dialogue on cases more shows development of thinking processes. Your child begins to answer simple questions more easily and logically, as well as express his feelings. It becomes a better understanding of the concept of time and the time of daily activities: For example, he knows that he ate breakfast in the morning, lunch at noon, and dinner in the evening. The attention span increases, and it can focus more and more on the activity it does. He understands two or three-piece directives: “Collect your toys, put on your pajamas and get ready for bed.” […]

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What are emotion cards and their effect on psychological development of children?

What are emotion cards? Emotion cards are a helpful tool for teaching children emotions and supporting emotional development. Each card consist of an emoji or face drawing representing an emotion on one side; which is suitable for children to understand at early ages. With these cards, it easier to explain children the emotions that they feel but can’t label. You can create games in order to keep children’s attention active and fasten the learning process. How does emotional development work for babies? Since the day that they’ve been born, babies feel emotions like discomfort, relaxation, fear, pleasure etc. but their […]

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Attention Deficiency in Children

Attention Deficit / Deficiency is now considered as a subtitle of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder rather than an independent diagnosis. The name of this subtitle is; It is a careless species. The other two subtitles of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder are the predominantly Hyperactive / Impulsive Species and Mixed Species. Symptoms of Attention Disorder in Children Children may have various symptoms of Attention Deficit / Deficiency, including: problems in following instructions given by parents, teachers or teachers; being at home and at school, losing materials, making simple mistakes, scattered work desks and lockers in the school, problems in […]

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Reason for Escaping from School: Bullying

When schools are starting, some children might insist on not going to school. When explanations like worries about lectures, fear of being separated from home or difficult relationship with teachers are not enough or correct, bullying is the first thing that should come to your mind. Especially small children might not understand bullying and can’t tell it to their parents since their cause-result relationship is limited. Therefore, parents should examine peer relationships at school if they observe any of following behaviours; not wanting to attend to school or school activities, too many physical excuses (headache, feeling sick etc.) stubbornness before […]

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Transition to Adolescence

What is Adolescence? Puberty is the process of hormonal and bodily changes in children. In addition to biological development, adolescent period includes psychological development and psychosocial maturation. What is the height growth in puberty? When puberty begins, children have reached 80-85% of their adult height. When girls became menarche, they have already gained about 97% of their adult height. In adolescence, the total length of the girls is 16-25cm and the length of the boys is 20-28cm. The closing rate of the pineal plaque is not the same in all adolescents, so the length and duration of elongation varies. Growth […]

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Spending Quality Time with Children

In recent years, studies have discovered that the quality of time spend with children is as important as the amount of time. There are different insight on how these ‘quality times’ should be created. When both parents work, spending enough time with children becomes a quite important issue. However, it is not necessary parents to worry about that topic, since it is possible to do more activities in a shorter, better quality time than a long empty day. As in all human relationships, it is quite important to spend the time with open communication and emotional interaction in child – […]

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