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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My child goes to the garden: how to help him adapt?
Living in a family, the child learns the unwritten rules of its functioning: who is responsible for what, to whom you can come for a hug, and to whom-with a…

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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…

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anxiety

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 and fell, hitting my chin. It didn’t really hurt. However, when I saw that I was bleeding, I started screaming. I wasn’t screaming in pain – I was scared.

When my parents came running to help, I had a real panic. I saw the fear on dad’s face as he ran toward me. Then we went to the hospital.

I’ll never forget this trip. I was sitting on my mom’s lap, and dad was driving. My mother comforted me as much as she could, but I couldn’t take them anymore. Continue reading

Relaxation techniques for children

Is your child having trouble sleeping before school exams? Do you want your child to learn better? Anyway, if you are concerned about the mental and physical well-being of your child, the use of relaxation techniques can be of great benefit in achieving this goal.

You’ve probably already heard that relaxation techniques have many advantages. You may have tried them yourself, or you may be practicing meditation at the moment. But are the concepts of “meditation” and “children” compatible?

Yes! Meditation can be extremely effective even for young children. Let us consider what exactly this benefit manifests itself. Continue reading

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,…

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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…

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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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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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