Develop emotional intelligence
How do children develop social and emotional intelligence skills? The answer is simple: practice, practice and practice again. Parents should explain certain situations to their children over and over again…

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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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How to help children cope with frustration
How do you react when your child is upset and frustrated? Do you feel the same way? Imagine the situation: the child is not able to solve homework in mathematics.…

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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. Psychologists sometimes distinguish between “cold” Executive functions, which refer strictly to cognitive skills (such as the ability to count in the mind) and ” hot ” Executive functions, which help regulate emotions (such as the ability to control anger).

There are three kinds of Executive functions:

1. Self-control is the ability to resist temptation and do the right thing instead. Self-control helps children focus, act less impulsively, and stay focused while doing some work. Continue reading

What to do if the child is afraid of separation from you
When parents bring their children to school or kindergarten in the morning, they often experience anxiety. Psychologists call this fear of separation from parents separation anxiety. Especially often it is…

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We teach the child to cope with emotions
Young children often don't know how to deal with feelings of anger, but parents can teach them to relax and let go of their emotions. Of course, adults have more…

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Harm of verbal violence to a child
Imagine yourself as a child being threatened or yelled at because of a small mistake. How would you feel in such a situation? Shame? Humiliation? Fear of making another mistake…

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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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