Language and communication
Children can communicate long before they are able to use spoken words. The rooting reflex points out the ability to suck and eat. Different types of crying indicate discomfort, pain or fatigue. In the non – verbal body language, posture, facial expressions, relaxation or muscle tension, movement, tears, perspiration, tremors or shaking are included. The alerts parents learn to interpret these body signals and give the correct meaning.
Therefore, language is only one method of communication, although it is the most important because it allows humans to exchange information, ideas, attitudes and emotions.
After all, thousands of words, language is an efficient means for one to communicate to others an unlimited amount of information, thoughts, ideas and feelings. Read more
There is a principle of the very basic education that says that you cannot expect others to do what you do not do , or what is the same, that the “do as I say, I do not” is a very poor educational method doomed to failure, because children pay more attention to our example than our words.
As we explained a couple of years, raising a child is everything we do when we are not educating them , so we parents think a little about what we asked them to do, because we demand things totally convinced that it is but then it is best that we do not do them : nine things we hope to do our children, then we do not do. Read more
We celebrated the World Day of Hearing, and the World Health Organization has taken to remember that about 32 million children in the world suffer some kind of loss of disabling hearing, which is an obstacle to education and social integration. The vast majority lives in low- and middle – income countries, but these problems can reach anywhere.
WHO estimates that about 60% of hearing loss in childhood could be avoided with preventive measures, it is vital for early diagnosis. Now we have talked about signs of hearing loss, signs that we have to be careful that there are no complications. Read more
Like physical abuse, psychological abuse sequel in personality and self – esteem of our children.
When we talk about child abuse image that comes to our heads it is that of a parent beating his son, however there is another kind of abuse that leaves no physical trace but psychological, the so-called psychological abuse.
A recent study conducted by scientists at the Simmons School of Social Work of Boston (USA) shows that do not need to hit a child to leave marks for life in his personality, but simply shout. Read more
Not only sugar and tooth decay is a problem for the mouths of children. The lifestyle also influences and refer to childhood stress can affect oral health of children in various ways.
Small they not have a job or have to worry about paying the bills and yet a significant number suffer stress. The causes that cause? Academic pressure, parental separation, lack of free time, social problems … And in recent years it seems that childhood stress figures are increasing. Read more