How to help children cope with frustration
How do you react when your child is upset and frustrated? Do you feel the same way? Imagine the situation: the child is not able to solve homework in mathematics.…

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Helping a child with anxiety
When a child is frightened by something, parents often seek to lead him away from the source of danger. This makes sense if the child was frightened by something really…

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Changes happening to teenagers
Puberty is the time of transition from childhood to adulthood, during which the child experiences emotional turmoil and physical changes. He is not yet an adult, but he is no…

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Development of Executive functions in children

Executive functions are the cognitive skills that we need in order to control and regulate their thoughts, emotions and actions in moments of conflict or under the influence of distractions. Psychologists sometimes distinguish between “cold” Executive functions, which refer strictly to cognitive skills (such as the ability to count in the mind) and ” hot ” Executive functions, which help regulate emotions (such as the ability to control anger).

There are three kinds of Executive functions:

1. Self-control is the ability to resist temptation and do the right thing instead. Self-control helps children focus, act less impulsively, and stay focused while doing some work. Continue reading

Emotional stability: ways of development
Adults often experience uncertainty about their future and place in life. This is often due to financial instability, personal problems, or work-related stress. But what happens when adults experience such…

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When does anger become a problem?
The feeling of anger in a child can occur for many reasons. Sometimes this is due to the fact that the child goes through a certain stage of its development…

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Helping a child experiencing a panic attack
When I was in first grade, I used to ride a bike with my friends. Suddenly the wheel of my Bicycle hit a rock. I went over the steering wheel…

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Stress in children: causes and symptoms
Many parents play with young children after a busy day to relieve stress. But do you realize that young children also experience stress? Today, stress is an integral part of…

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