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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How teenagers cope with stress
Research shows that today's teenagers experience more stress than adults. And this fact is alarming for parents. Teenage stress is a common phenomenon, and it needs to be dealt with.…

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Anxiety disorders in children
Nine-year-old Katya is very shy. She often misses school, and before leaving the house in the morning complains of abdominal pain. On the eve of the examinations she was very…

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Why do teenagers do crazy things?

Adolescence is the period between the onset of puberty and adulthood. In today’s advanced society, adolescence is usually defined as between 13 and 20 years of age. During this period, children begin to assert their independence and form their first deep attachments outside the family. For many teenagers, this is a period of risky behavior and new experiences.

Usually people associate risky behavior of teenagers with the play of hormones and, without a doubt, this is one of the reasons. In adolescence, there is a surge of testosterone-a hormone associated with sexual activity, aggression and dangerous behavior. However, not all teenagers are speeding while driving, trying drugs or engaging in promiscuous sex. Therefore, there must be other reasons for their behavior. Continue reading

How to cope with children's tantrums
Children's tantrums terrify parents. However, this is an integral part of childhood, and parents can not do anything about it. Faced with childish tantrums, you can lose your temper. This…

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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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When the child constantly demands more
Before parents from time to time there is a dilemma: to indulge desires of the child or to designate limits of the allowed. Some children have quite a long list…

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Ambivalent feelings in adolescents
Ambivalence is contradictory feelings about an object or situation. For example, a teenager can see something from both the positive and negative sides at the same time. Or when choosing…

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