Emotional connection

Development of Executive functions in children
Executive functions are the cognitive skills that we need in order to control and regulate their thoughts, emotions and actions in moments of conflict or under the influence of distractions.…

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How to understand a child's nonverbal cues
Many parents of young children are upset because they do not understand their nonverbal signals. Despite the fact that usually children by the age of two already know about 200…

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Self-help techniques: how to overcome resentment
Every year of a child's life affects his life. However, the most important for personal development are the first six years. At this age, events occur that can cause resentment…

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How to help your child overcome fears and phobias

Some children are extremely sensitive. They need time to get used to the new environment, people and situations. For example, if a child goes to school or sports section for the first time, he will be able to enjoy it only after a while, when he gets used to the situation.

Every child experiences fear from time to time. Young children learn about the world around them, gain new experiences and face certain difficulties or unexpected circumstances that may frighten them. It is an integral part of growing up and developing. However, sometimes the child experiences an irrational fear of the most unexpected things. For example, afraid of the sound of a fire engine siren or ambulance, insects, etc. Continue reading

We teach the child to cope with stress

We often hear the word “stress” in everyday speech. But by this word people do not mean the same disorder, but many different manifestations of the psyche. What is stress really and what do people mean by this word? Let’s try to understand.

What is stress?

The term “stress” means a certain reaction of the body. It occurs when you are faced with circumstances that force you to act, change or adapt in order to defend your position or maintain balance in a certain situation. These circumstances are called stressors.

The stress response, known as “hit or run,” causes many involuntary changes in your body that give you an extra boost of energy so you can fight and run away from the source of the threat. Continue reading

How to strengthen the emotional connection with the child

The emotional bond between parents and child is the key to a trusting and loving relationship. The attachment of a child to his parents is not a given, but a long process. Therefore, a single manifestation of love for the child and care for him does not mean that the child will be attached to you. In the same way, individual conflicts with the child do not mean that the emotional connection with him is now broken.

If the child can form a safe attachment to you, it will be very useful to him. Children who have a strong emotional connection with their parents have higher self-esteem and school performance, get along better with people and manage stress than their peers. Continue reading

How to strengthen the self-esteem of children on vacation

During the summer holidays, the child’s life is full of exciting activities and interesting events. Parents can use this time to strengthen their child’s self-esteem. Consider 10 simple ways to do this.

1. Let your child choose a fun activity for the whole family for the weekend. If he is still small and such an assignment may be too difficult for him, you can give him a few options to choose from. Do not forget to praise the child for a great choice.

2. Invite your child to try something new for him (for example, a new sport, playing a musical instrument or dancing). Tell him, ” Whatever you choose, I know you will do your best. You can do it.” Continue reading

Changeable mood and emotions of teenagers

Teenagers are sometimes very difficult to get along with. They can be noisy, create a mess in the house, do not agree with the established rules and constantly ask you for pocket money. But all this would not be so terrible if they did not happen so often mood swings that cause parents to worry about the emotional health of the child.

Often the behavior of teenagers seems to parents so dangerous that they are ready to resort to the help of a psychologist. However, recent studies confirm that adolescents may experience mood swings, and this is quite normal for this age. Over time, such differences in most cases disappear. Continue reading

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Fear of separation from parents: the main reasons
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13 tips to better understand the psychology of children
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Introverted child: 15 things to know
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Helping a child experiencing a panic attack
When I was in first grade, I used to ride a bike with my friends. Suddenly the wheel of my Bicycle hit a rock. I went over the steering wheel…

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