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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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…

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8 simple activities to raise self-esteem in children
"I can't become a football player. I'm too weak, "" I'm so worthless that I can't even go to school properly." If your child often uses such phrases, it means…

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How to maintain a child’s mental health

As the latest research shows, there is a steady decline in mental health among children, and this process begins at an average of 14 years. Most children have suicidal thoughts at least once in their lives, and this greatly affects the quality of their daily lives.

However, parents, following certain guidelines, can help their children become healthier mentally. Consider these tips in more detail.

1. Initiate communication

Today, when communication between people is often reduced to SMS-correspondence and messages on social networks, ordinary communication can help a child to strengthen mental health. Continue reading

Emotionally sensitive children: education

Parents know that discipline is extremely important for raising healthy children. But how to instill discipline in a child who perceives the surrounding reality much more keenly than others?

There is nothing wrong with a child’s emotional sensitivity. Moreover, sensitive children are extremely kind and compassionate. But there may be some difficulties in bringing up a sensitive child. Sensitive children easily experience emotional overload. They often cry, worry about getting into trouble, and are often unsure of themselves.

An emotionally sensitive child often worries about small things and instantly gets upset over trifles. In crowded places (for example, in a store or on a crowded street), a sensitive child usually holds her mother’s hand and does not move away from her mother even a step. Continue reading

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

Development of empathy in a child from an early age
Empathy is the ability to put yourself in the other person's shoes and understand their feelings. This ability develops in a child from an early age, when he just begins…

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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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Development of empathy in a child from an early age
Empathy is the ability to put yourself in the other person's shoes and understand their feelings. This ability develops in a child from an early age, when he just begins…

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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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