Traditions and rules in different families differ from each other. For example, the connection between you and your children can be very different from the one you see in the family of your friends. This means that there are different types of relationships between parents and children.
Children feel safe with their parents and are confident that they will be taken care of. Safe relationships are formed when parents constantly respond to the needs of their children.
Children who have this relationship with their parents are more likely to grow up independent and confident. They interact well with others and are able to regulate their emotions. Continue reading
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 an important role in this process. They are interested in and involved in this process.
Israeli scientists from Bar-Ilan University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem conducted a study that involved teenagers, their parents and teachers. In the study, the researchers interviewed parents and documented what they observed in the study families. Continue reading