Children and Gaming

Some articles on children, children and:

Proverb - Use in Conversation
... Proverbs are used in conversation by adults more than children, partially because adults have learned more proverbs than children ... Additionally, children have not mastered the patterns of metaphorical expression that are invoked in proverb use ...
... mythology, Orbona was the goddess who granted new children to parents who had become childless ... She was also the goddess of children, especially orphans ... Orbona was called upon as a general guardian and tutelary deity of children and orphans ...
Classifications - Yūrei
... Ubume A mother ghost who died in childbirth, or died leaving young children behind ... This yūrei returns to care for her children, often bringing them sweets ... Zashiki-warashi The ghosts of children, often mischievous rather than dangerous ...
Marriage - Sex and Procreation
... Historically, and still in many countries, children born outside of marriage suffered severe social stigma and discrimination ... In England and Wales, such children were known as bastards and whoresons ... Children born outside marriage have become more common, and in some countries, the majority ...
Wug Test - Description
... There are two...?" Children who have successfully acquired the allomorph /z/ of the plural morpheme will respond wugs /wʌɡz/ ... Very young children are baffled by the question and are unable to answer correctly, sometimes responding with "Two wug." Preschoolers aged 4 to 5 test best in dealing with /z/ after a voiced ... Children in the first year of primary school were almost fully competent with both /s/ and /z/ ...

Famous quotes containing the words children and, gaming and/or children:

    Parents do not give up their children to strangers lightly. They wait in uncertain anticipation for an expression of awareness and interest in their children that is as genuine as their own. They are subject to ambivalent feelings of trust and competitiveness toward a teacher their child loves and to feelings of resentment and anger when their child suffers at her hands. They place high hopes in their children and struggle with themselves to cope with their children’s failures.
    Dorothy H. Cohen (20th century)

    Sir, I do not call a gamester a dishonest man; but I call him an unsocial man, an unprofitable man. Gaming is a mode of transferring property without producing any intermediate good.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    Many people operate under the assumption that since parenting is a natural adult function, we should instinctively know how to do it—and do it well. The truth is, effective parenting requires study and practice like any other skilled profession. Who would even consider turning an untrained surgeon loose in an operating room? Yet we “operate” on our children every day.
    Louise Hart (20th century)