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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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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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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Lying can be evidence of intelligence

Lying is quite common in children. However, this requires their efforts and quick thinking. Children learn to lie at the age of 2 years, but only at an older age they become able to lie convincingly.

Around the age of 6-7 years with children there are changes. They not only understand and interpret social rules, but also at this age they develop such an important cognitive function as short-term memory. Short-term memory is the ability of a person to remember and process information.

Psychologists conducted a study to examine whether short-term memory is associated with lying. This is important because lying involves storing several facts in short-term memory so that the lie is successful. Continue reading

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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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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Helping a child with anxiety
When a child is frightened by something, parents often seek to lead him away from the source of danger. This makes sense if the child was frightened by something really…

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Changes happening to teenagers
Puberty is the time of transition from childhood to adulthood, during which the child experiences emotional turmoil and physical changes. He is not yet an adult, but he is no…

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