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
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
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 and set a good example. And it may seem endless. However, there are ways to quickly develop emotional intelligence in children, using the daily difficulties that arise in every family. The next time there is a problem in the relationship between your children, consider what lesson you can learn from it.
1. Talk about feelings
When parents talk to children every day about each other’s feelings and needs, children become more sensitive and open, more likely to understand each other’s point of view. Continue reading
It happens every spring. High school seniors are worried that they won’t be able to go to University. From them you can often hear the phrase: “I’m so ordinary, and my classmates are so talented.” Surprisingly, but so say as
students with average and sufficient, and with a high level of academic achievement.
The idea that they will not be able to enter a good University, cause graduates a lot of stress. Their negative emotions are so strong that they may even say, ” I’d Rather be hit by a bus and go to the hospital than be so anxious.”
In such situations, stress is felt not only by graduates, but also by parents. Continue reading
Adolescence is the period between the onset of puberty and adulthood. In today’s advanced society, adolescence is usually defined as between 13 and 20 years of age. During this period, children begin to assert their independence and form their first deep attachments outside the family. For many teenagers, this is a period of risky behavior and new experiences.
Usually people associate risky behavior of teenagers with the play of hormones and, without a doubt, this is one of the reasons. In adolescence, there is a surge of testosterone-a hormone associated with sexual activity, aggression and dangerous behavior. However, not all teenagers are speeding while driving, trying drugs or engaging in promiscuous sex. Therefore, there must be other reasons for their behavior. Continue reading