Children: Education And Learning

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From education to learning, becoming a mom raises a multitude of questions! We often wonder what we’ll be like as a mom, as well as how we’ll protect them and give them all the keys to make them more independent and successful. Discover our stories here our stories and get the advice you need to accompany them at every stage.

Children: Education And Learning

We all love our children and want the best for them. Here you’ll find here stories and advice to help your little angels grow up in the best conditions.


'Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.' 

- Margaret Mead


Our most popular 'children' articles:

How Do Narcissists Treat Their Kids?

Growing up with narcissistic parents is certainly no easy feat, because, let's face it, people with this disorder are unsympathetic, selfish, manipulative, egotistical, and dishonest, yes, that's right, these traits aren't exactly those showcased by the parents of the year. Realistically, these folks simply don't have the basic qualities required to become good parents, which is why, when they choose to have a family, things often spin out of control, and the narcissistic abuse undoubtedly crushes children's mental health.

I Don't Want Kids

For women the expectations are still numerous, and if there is one question in particular that we hear more than any other. I bet you can guess it. Of course, THAT million-dollar question is; ‘when do you plan on having children?’ Even today, in lots of people’s minds, a woman still has to become a mom and if she doesn't want to, she will have to find concrete arguments to justify her decision. It’s time we said stop to this pressure and followed our own dreams instead of forcing ourselves to live up to expectations imposed on us.

Let Me Have Just One Child!

I subscribe to several profiles of moms on social media with only one child. I’ve seen the same rant on their posts and stories many times: let me have just one child! Tired of the never-ending question “When is the second child coming?”, they spoke out to say that their choice to have just one child was heavily criticized. But why is this decision to have just one child perceived so badly? Let’s find out.

Stop Comparing Your Children

Yes, it’s only natural to make comparisons between the eldest child and their siblings! Yet, every child is unique and develops at their own pace, with their own emotions, abilities, and personality. Just because your eldest child was potty-trained in next to no time, it doesn't mean your youngest, will be. In short, it isn't a competition, and some children feel devalued and rejected by such a behavior, so, beware of comparisons!

What Is Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is defined as the intense fear or worry of being away from the person we are most attached to. In fact, this feeling frequently appears in children and their parents, as well as in animals too! When we form such strong bonds with those dearest to us, it can be hard to spend time apart and get on with our own lives. Read on for more insights into this feeling, and discover how the impact of separation can be lessened between parents and their children.

How Can We Reduce Stress In Children?

Mood changes, sleep disturbances, refusal to go to school, boredom or even withdrawal... Even if your child can’t describe what’s going on, many symptoms can reveal a state of anxiety deep within them. When your child is worried, helping him or her to deal with these strange and almost alien emotions can quickly become challenging for us as parents. The question is, how can you reduce this stress? How can you relieve it? Here are the answers to these questions.

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Is Your Mom A Narcissist?

Do you remember back in the day when you were a teen and constantly fought with your parents, and in particular your mom? Whether it was because you wanted to stay out past your curfew or chose to parade around in your new miniskirt, many of us have faced constant battles with our mothers. However, for those of us dealing with a narcissistic mom, the problems don’t stop when we finish puberty, no, in fact, they stick with us throughout our lives and make it impossible for us to establish a healthy relationship with the person who brought us into the world. Now, if the scenarios below seem all too familiar, then you might just have been raised by a narcissist.

My Mother-In-Law Is An Intrusive Grandmother

On Monday, Grandma had a little present for him; on Tuesday, she was just in the area; on Wednesday, well it’s Wednesday, children’s day; on Thursday, she came to see if everything was okay; on Friday, she was still around and the rest of the weekend too. With the added bonus of advice and thoughts… Do I crack or get on with it?

My Child Hits Me!

From the age of 17 months old, children can experience violent episodes. Now, adjusting to the realities of life with their parents can be challenging for them and can even provoke surprising reactions in some of them. Kids often get frustrated by limits and then try to test us. Since they don't have the words or vocabulary to express themselves, their emotions are difficult to control and can translate into angry outbursts. It's then up to us to help them get through this phase, while remaining firm. Here are 9 tips from a mom who's been on this journey to correcting her son's behavior.

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"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." 

- Oscar Wilde