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Positive Influencing
November 12, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

As parents and educators, we hope to influence our children in a positive way so they have good “mirrors” in which to look and be reflected. That´s why we must be careful with the decisions we make. For us and especially for them. That way, next time they find themselves in a hard, difficult or new situation, they´ll remember what we did and how we reacted. “What did mom do when this happened to her? What did dad do when he was in this same circumstance? If you´d like to learn how to influence your children in a positive way, keep reading.

No Comparing: Difficult but not Impossible
May 6, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

It´s difficult not to compare. We do it so often that we are rarely conscious of it. We compare headlines, jobs, relationships, experiences, friends, singers, tablets, clothes… Comparing is instinctive and an activity that, sometimes, helps us to decide what is best. But when we do it with our children, some experts believe it´s a recipe for disaster. Today, we would like to share what comparisons are toxic and how to compare so its actually beneficial.

Seasonal Allergies. How do I explain it to my children?
March 25, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Achoo! Achoo! Your son has been sneezing all morning and while you hand him yet another Kleenex, you´re probably asking yourself whether he has allergies? Each year, when spring blossoms, allergies do too and children are no exception when it comes down to developing them. Juan Casado, Head of Paediatrics at the Niño Jesus Hospital in Madrid, assures parents that children do not show signs of allergies until they are at least four or five years old. But how do we know for sure? And how can we explain it to our children so they understand?