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Bullying – In an unforgiving jungle… survival is the key

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Sharebar One can guess that social hierarchy begins at school where peer boundaries are set, and thus begins the formation of unusually contrived rules to define kids. Here you have the upper class of popular kids, your studious unpopular ones, and the typical tag-along spectators. When the school starts, it becomes an unforgiving jungle … and survival is the key.While pacifism is an ideal notion, it loses its grip in this brutal playground war that takes place almost daily at school. Continue reading

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Do Educational Toys Promote Early Childhood Development …

The study of the emotional development of infants and children although relatively new questions the idea as to whether emotional development is learned, predetermined or a combination of both. Emotional development can be defined as the process of building self-esteem, self-awareness and self-confidence as well as recognizing and understanding various feelings and emotions. It is the expressing of pleasure, surprise, interest and forms of distress which is an active continuous process.Helping children discover, develop and work through the various stages of emotional development in a positive fashion will enable them to persist in reaching goals and facing difficulties with confidence. Emotional development unlike other developmental skills is not always as noticeable because a child’s feelings and emotional experiences are generally private.However, as parents learn to recognize and read attitudes, facial expressions, body language, etc. that their child expresses, it can give them a better understanding of what is going on in their child’s world.Parents who show warmth, compassion, understanding, and a genuine concern to help others will produce children who will learn to show empathy and positive behavior during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Continue reading

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