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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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How Should Be Efficient Holidays For Children?

Holiday period is generally perceived as being retired of school responsibilities relaxation and fun time. However, even though there can be different plans, holidays also carry the risk of turning into boredom and spending days with inefficient occupations. It should be remembered that holidays are an opportunity. It is important to observe family relations and sentimental evolution of children. Children’s life are consist of routines. Holidays are times that those routines and responsibilities decrease, and gives opportunity to discover new entertaining and informative activities. Many parents experience that negatives behaviours caused by school time stress decrease and children grow, but […]

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Yoga for Children

Yoga helps to gain strength, flexibility, focus and relaxation. Its philosophy is about gratitude, kindness, awareness, positivity, getting rid of habits and addictions. Many years ago, when people studied animals and nature, they realized they everything is in a perfect harmony. They thought that if nature had such a harmony, so could humans have, and they invented yoga by implementing nature itself. They created poses that provides to balance the breath and create awareness. Our children grow up in a world full of hurry and stress. Their parents are busy, they feel pressure about school, classes, videogames and competition. Yoga […]

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Importance of Sport for Children

Sport has a great impact on children’s physical, mental, cognitive and emotional development. One of the crucial problems of our society; lack of physical activity, creates diseases like obesity, diabetes and lack of concentration. Children who spend lots of time in front of TV and tablets, doesn’t have a regular sport activity and prefer to wander in malls become candidates for chronic diseases in older ages. Children who have a regular sport activity have different qualifications than their peers. Children who practice an individual or group sport activity, continue it at the older ages. Sport brings a disciplined life with […]

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Activities to Develop Creativity for Children

Activities and games are very important to develop creative skills of children especially in younger ages. Therefore, especially during kindergarten period, toys than can be reformed should be preferred. Expensive toys or too many toys don’t have any effect on improving children’s creativity. This fact needs to be explained clearly to education institutions and parents. Too many toys create lack of concentration since children would want to play with all of them, then get bored of seeing too many objects and throw them away. Parents become upset at this point since they think their child doesn’t value toys and know […]

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Kids Want to Be Realized

We all feel that we have to raise our voices sometimes. However, when we argue with our children as grown-ups, as parents, it is definitely wrong to raise voice since they are the naïve and ignorant side of the argument. When we blame them, we raise our voices and oppress them. But, we cannot expect a healthy relationship from children with this attitude. Kids scream, fight, cry; they expend great amount of energy just be realized. Parents are the only source of trust Parents are the priority in children’s life and the only source of trust. Eating and sleeping habit […]

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Don’t Say Your Children “don’t”

Children are naïve and ignorant, therefore they have limitless right to do wrong. Therefore we have to give them the right to make something wrong and then guide them to make it better and right. We have to support them to overcome the obstacles when they grow up. As parents, we do serious mistakes when we teach them what they shouldn’t do. When we tell them “I told you many times not to do it”, this sentence doesn’t make any sense to them. Especially at the ages 2-3, we say to children “don’t” in order to make them behave. There […]

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The Importance of Playing Games for Children

Children learn many information that will contribute to their life through games. Playing is primary need for children just like food, shelter, sleep. Games are the best tools to learn self-expression, discover talents and develop linguistic, mental and emotional skills. Games are children’s language. Children who cannot yet talk express themselves though games and reflect their inner motivation. Games allow children to develop their talents, they are also fun times spend with parents and siblings. The significant point here is allowing children to have fun time while they develop their skills. Effect of Toys Choosing toys are also important since […]

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How to Prepare Our Children for Life?

It is important for parents to prepare their children for “real life”, since once they become adults and abandon the safety and protection of childhood, they have to be stronger and able to think solution oriented. For that, instead of reading them stories like “Little Match Girl”, where a poor little girl dies freezing with hopes and dreams, we should tell those stories of powerful characters. You can also read classic tales and ask questions like “What could the little match girl do in order to overcome the situation?” This would direct them to try to solve problems and think […]

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