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Black History Month Activities for Kids
Alicia Ortego
by Alicia Ortego
11 Jan, 2022

Black History Month Activities for Kids

Black History Month is an annual celebration of African-American history. The event takes place every February. The choice of the month isn’t random, by the way. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born in February and both contributed to the abolishing of slavery. No doubt, other activists were struggling to make it happen too. Still, […]

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Bullying in the 21st Century: the Definition, Signs, Types, and Consequences
Alicia Ortego
by Alicia Ortego
22 Dec, 2021

Bullying in the 21st Century: the Definition, Signs, Types, and Consequences

Bullying is an issue faced by both kids and adults. The main cause of bullying is the lack of acceptance skills. Some people believe that if they don`t like another person, they may hate them. Though it is simply terrible, the problem is constantly worsening. According to the data from Indiana University Bloomington, 49% of […]

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Positive Body Image for Kids
Alicia Ortego
by Alicia Ortego
19 Nov, 2021

Positive Body Image for Kids

Moms and dads are being watched closely by their children. If you look at yourself in the mirror with ill-concealed disgust, kids will notice it. But worst of all is that they believe you. Let me explain. Every time you criticize your body or appearance, children check whether they have the same flaws. Yet, no […]

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How to Teach Kids Self-Acceptance?
Alicia Ortego
by Alicia Ortego
21 Oct, 2021

How to Teach Kids Self-Acceptance?

Love is everything. We love many aspects of our lives: better-halves, parents, kids, pets, nature, work, autumn, sea, etc.  The keyword of our existence is love. Without going deeper into philosophy, we all know that love is the basis of our essence. Unfortunately, many people tend to love everyone and everything but themselves. That’s a […]

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The Emotional Needs of a Child: The Basics
Alicia Ortego
by Alicia Ortego
15 Sep, 2021

The Emotional Needs of a Child: The Basics

Since we are human beings, our mental health calls for expressing inner feelings. Children want to have their emotional needs satisfied even more. Newborns express it by crying and gurgling. At the same time, 10-year-olds may behave disobediently to grab their parent’s attention.  If you are still thinking that your kids` bad behavior is just […]

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7 Ways to Teach Compassion and Empathy (+Bonus Activities)
Alicia Ortego
by Alicia Ortego
11 Jul, 2021

7 Ways to Teach Compassion and Empathy (+Bonus Activities)

Empathy in Child Development Like the famous song says, “All we need is love”. Empathy is not the same as love, though. Still, it is the very quality that allows us to be more human. We express and perceive emotions every day. Anger, sorrow, regret, disappointment are the strongest feelings. It is hard to understand […]

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