Raise empathic children in an egocentric society

What Is Empathy?

Empathy is the ability to understand someone else’s perspective, to feel the emotions they feel and to understand what their thoughts are in a particular situation.

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The Best 20 Rousseau Quotes

Jean Jacques Rousseau’s pedagogical ideas scandalized many contemporaries but revolutionized psychological and pedagogical thinking, in particular, the ones of Lev N. Tolstoy took who J.J Rousseau’s ideas as a role model for the creation of the Iasnaia Poliana School, Rabindranath Tagore who created the school of Santiniketan or the Italian doctor and teacher Maria Montessori. The ideas of this philosopher of the Enlightenment era have passed through the centuries and are still preserving their value.

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Benefits of Teaching Your Children To Play An Instrument

Teaching children how to play a musical instrument is not only a form of fun and relaxation, but it is also a source of benefits for his/her emotional & brain development. If your little one seems to be talented or shows interest for a particular instrument, do not hesitate to enrol him/her in musical courses.

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Top 10 Baby Bedroom Ideas 2018

The arrival of a baby is always a moment of joy and so is the decoration of his/her bedroom!

Leaving aside the budget for a while, there will also be a few dilemmas, related not only to colours but also to the decor or the type of furniture, especially since most parents think about the moment when the baby will grow.

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Teaching Children Gratitude in an Era of Consumerism

Gratitude, as defined by Harvard Medical School, is “a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives … As a result, gratitude also helps people connect to something larger than themselves as individuals – whether to other people, nature, or a higher power”. Thus gratitude is more than saying the formal “Thank you”: it is an emotion, an attitude and like all the healthy behavioural/thinking patterns, gratitude must be learned from an early age.

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20 Quotes To Describe The Magic of Parenthood

Being a parent is an extraordinary experience, but at times, it can be a very difficult one. It is a full-time job, in which you are 24 hours a day dedicating a great deal of your time and energy. But rest assured, that parenthood is also filled with many joyful moments next to your little ones. There is no relationship in this world as complex and strong as the relationship between parents and their child.

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5 Tips To Support Baby’s Brain Development

Brain development begins shortly after conception and continues throughout adolescence and it does not stop there, because as new neuroscience studies show, the brain grows constantly, even in young adulthood.

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Teenage Drug Abuse

The appearance of drugs on the international market started at the beginning of the 1900s, but then slowly decreased in popularity by 1940. However, they regained attention in towards the beginning of the 1970s, when drugs were glamorized by the media as being recreational substances since little was known about their toxic effect at the time.

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7 Ways to Be a Good Parent

Parenthood is perhaps one of the most challenging jobs, but also the most rewarding when the children we dearly love grow into wonderful individuals.

Of course the journey can be stressful and not easy all the time if combined with other external challenges. Regardless of the obstacles, all parents do and try their best to raise a healthy and happy independent child.

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The Importance of Teaching Children a Foreign Language: An Implication for Families and Schools

The new generation is undoubtedly living in a mixed population. In order to facilitate the cross-cultural communication, findings suggest that 70% of world’s population is bilingual. Although the percentage is significantly high, a brief comparison between countries (specifically amongst the English speaker-countries) may raise some concerns.

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