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.
Butterflies in the stomach, singing all the time, showing a goofy smile, losing your appetite, crying for no reason... Does that ring a bell? These are some of the signs that could indicate that your teenager has fallen in love.
Having a child with a disability is something that comes to life unexpectedly. It is a complex experience that requires a great adaptation, in addition to the elaboration of a duel of the expectations that, as parents, we had to have a healthy child or with no complications.
Motivation is the engine of action, the one that moves all of us to act. According to a study by Marian Carrillo and collaborators, motivation, from the Latin motivus (related to movement), is that which moves or has the efficacy or virtue to move; in this sense, it is the engine of human behavior.
As mothers - especially when we are first-timers - and we want to do what is best for the baby, we simply have to go with our instincts. I say this as someone who started motherhood having read a lot about it, but to whom time has taught precisely that.
We know that families are configured in multiple ways, and more so today, where, for example, in Spain there were 86,851 divorces in 2021, 12.5% more than in the previous year (according to data from the National Institute of Statistics or INE).