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…

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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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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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emotions

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

Simple ways to tell your child about emotions

According to scientists, in the language of the Eskimos and other Northern peoples there are at least 50 words for different shades of snow. Eskimo children hear these words in the speech of adults and gradually begin to see the connection between the words and the phenomena of the world around them. Similarly, when parents talk about emotions, children learn to recognize them in themselves and in others. Understanding and accepting your emotions is the first step to learning how to manage them.

A person can experience a large number of emotions. Psychologists depict all their diversity in the form of the so-called “wheel of emotions”. According to this scheme, all human feelings are reduced to four basic: Continue reading

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 words, they regularly use only about 50. This means that they Express their needs primarily through nonverbal signals. Parents need to learn to understand them, otherwise it can cause the child to tantrum.

Of course, you are not required to read the child’s mind. However, his body signals can tell you how to react in a given situation. Consider the most common nonverbal signals of young children and their meaning.

1. Your child is standing with his arms crossed in front of a new toy

As parents understand it: “Take her away! I’m not interested!» Continue reading

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…

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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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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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Formation of self-perception of teenagers
Until recently, it was believed that adolescents independently come to self-determination of their personality in the process of mental and social development. However, recent studies have shown that parents play…

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