& 39; Why is my son so stubborn? & 39; This is one of the questions that parents have surely heard, shared or asked about their children. What can we do to control this behavior? Can this behavior be changed? If we start from the premise that children are not born stubborn, but rather they are made, there is no doubt that some educational circumstances are what they receive. they teach them and lead them to be stubborn.
Tantrums, which began at about one year of age when our son began his long journey toward autonomy (and discovered that he could try to assert his wishes and tastes beyond his needs), are still something we deal with and we will face for several more years. However, when it comes to tantrums in 3-year-olds, the characteristics and reasons that trigger their anger are not necessarily the same.
Frustration is one of the most unpleasant, uncomfortable and common emotions that a child and an adult can experience, but we have to learn to live with it because it will accompany us throughout our lives. Hence the importance of parents being there with their children when they need it, because what if we don't help children manage their frustrations?
It is not easy to be a child and less so when adults spend the day making decisions that the little ones may not like, or at school when playing with classmates and the rules may not be the fairest for everyone. There are many situations that can trigger feelings of frustration in the little one that unbalance their inner peace and make them feel emotional discomfort, often difficult to control.
We are born knowing how to breathe, so it is something we do not think about and take for granted. However, teaching children to breathe in a conscious and controlled way will help them to control themselves and manage emotions such as anger or anger and, therefore, avoid the dreaded tantrums. However, as we tell you a little below, a good breathing technique is also key to working on other emotions such as calm or joy.
Tantrums are something that all parents must face during the different stages of development of our children, even if we are lucky to have the calmest child in the world. If your child is 12 months or older and you're concerned about not knowing how to deal with his angry moments, here are some tips for dealing with one-year-old tantrums.
You've probably heard, or even seen, children engaging in rebellious behavior from time to time. They have tantrums, don't obey their parents or teachers, constantly fight with their peers or engage in risky activities without seeming to really care about the consequences. Most of the cases in which these maladaptive behaviors occur in children is because they need to express an emotional need.
Our children will show us at some point in their lives, a face that we will not like and this will be because we do not want them to be like that or because we do not know how to help them. One of the dreaded words that haunt the dictionary of Children's Emotional Intelligence is procrastination or procrastination.
Why deny it, as parents we want everything to turn out great for our offspring, to do great, to be well. The more the merrier! But that this happens full time, beyond an expectation, is a real illusion. And it is not a bad thing, in fact, parents must let our children make mistakes because through mistakes they will receive a life lesson.
Joy, surprise, love, but also anger, anger or sadness are part of your child's DNA. All of these emotions play an important role in your little one's present and future, including what many parents may think of as negative emotions. Do you want to know how sadness influences the emotional development of the child?
Parents are often very afraid that children will reach adolescence because they will become rebellious, responsive and a roller coaster of emotions. But, dear moms and dads, we have to tell you something that you might not like too much: by the time your child is already a teenager, you will have gone through several moments of maturing crises that have nothing to envy of adolescence.
We live in a society so fast and stuck in the stress of social networks, that sometimes we forget to show what is most natural about ourselves: our love. Perhaps your parents did not teach you to show love, and now that you are a father or mother, you do not know how to express it so that your children grow up with your true love.
Our children, as they grow up, go through different stages and moments of crisis that aim to adjust to their new way of understanding the world around them, affirm themselves as an individual being and configure what will be, in the future, the personality of the children. children. One of these first & 39; conflicts & 39; It is usually observed with the crisis of 2 years and is what we also know as the & 39; small adolescence & 39; or the & 39; terrible 2 & 39 ;.
In our daily practice as pediatricians, we constantly need to formulate complementary treatments, therapies or studies to our patients that allow us to approach the search and guarantee an optimal state of health. However, there is an element that favors an adequate state of health and, in addition, offers the ability to achieve optimal psychomotor development, but that can often go unnoticed.
& 39; Our body responds to our way of thinking, feeling and acting & 39 ;. At present, it is still the object of study to know how the world of emotions affects our body. There is much to investigate, although what many professionals do agree on is that the world of emotions directly affects our physical body, us as parents but also in the case of our children.
Parents, but also teachers have a very important mission in the education of children and, above all, in the way they manage and express their emotions. To help teachers in this task, I want to talk to you about how to create a diary of emotions, an educational tool through which students, in a creative way, will talk about what they feel and analyze what happens to them with freedom and a lot sense of humor.
There are boys and girls who, despite their young age, have lived experiences that do not correspond to them or have found themselves in situations that no one should ever go through. There are also others who have been spoiled too much, they have perched the iron throne from a young age and their will is served on a silver platter at too high a price.
There are certain times in the calendar in which consumerism explodes and it seems impossible to stop or fight it. We talk, for example, about Christmas. What if we told you that you have the best gift at home and it doesn't cost any money? Don't you know what we're talking about? Children need time to play, not toys.
Sometimes children have certain behaviors that parents cannot understand; They do certain things that we cannot understand what their origin, objective and motivation are. And sometimes, we can find the reason at the brain level, however, parents often miss this knowledge.
Frustration is a basic emotion in a child's learning process. As parents, we have a duty to work with them this value and, above all, we have to lose the fear that our children will be frustrated because, through it, they will learn a valuable lesson. What if we take advantage of the Christmas season to work with them the frustration?