Positive Discipline is an educational model that is gaining more and more popularity among families who want to educate their children in a respectful way, without yelling or punishment. There are hundreds of articles on positive parenting that we can find on the Internet and social networks, and some include tips and tools to apply it in our day to day.
The FOMO effect (Fear Of Missing Out) is defined as "the fear of missing something". And although it is a concept that has become relevant in recent years, it is nothing new. In the late 1990s, Dr. Dan Herman coined this term.
We live surrounded by technology and it is inevitable that this will be incorporated as one more tool in parenting. In addition to apps that help with things ranging from designing your baby's room to managing the calendar of children with separated parents, devices such as tablets, mobile phones or smart speakers are here to stay. Proof of this is the growing use of Alexa as a timer that children obey without question (or at least without protesting as much as their mother).
When they enter the stage of adolescence, there are many boys and girls who can become dramatic in situations that, for parents, do not have the same degree of importance. Thus, in day-to-day situations, they feel that the world is ending, or they live everything with great intensity.
Much has been written about how maternal stress during pregnancy and postpartum can influence the development, emotional health and behavior of children. But little is said about the influence that the stress of the father or the couple can also have.
On certain occasions, or at certain school stages, our children will need academic reinforcement, extra support that allows them to face studies, homework and exams with greater guarantee and personal security. It is something that we must normalize with them; the fact that you may need help at some point with your studies.
Adolescence is a stage in which our children begin to go out more, fall in love, and even have a partner. Sometimes, unfortunately, these relationships are marked by a series of unhealthy patterns and behaviors, such as jealousy, possessiveness or control.