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…

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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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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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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Harm of verbal violence to a child

Imagine yourself as a child being threatened or yelled at because of a small mistake. How would you feel in such a situation? Shame? Humiliation? Fear of making another mistake and being punished for it? Would you feel that you were not loved?

Verbal abuse, or simply verbal abuse, is one of the most common forms of child abuse. And parents often ignore this, passing off verbal abuse as “disciplining” or ” strict displays of love.” Consider what will be the consequences of verbal violence in the short and long term.

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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 dangerous (for example, if he saw a stray dog on the street or crosses the road with busy traffic), as it will teach the child in the future to recognize what is dangerous.

But what if the child was afraid of something absolutely harmless (for example, a flying plane, sleep in the room itself or go to school)? What if anxiety prevents a child from achieving life goals or just living a full life?

It is possible to help the child to avoid all sources of fear, and from this he will feel relief. However, this relief is temporary. In fact, indulging children’s anxieties reinforces fear in the long run. Continue reading

19 creative ways to motivate your child

Two twins, Sasha and Polina, were in the same room and were learning lessons. At the same time Sasha muttered something dissatisfied under his breath, and Pauline hummed a song. Sasha looked angry, and Polina looked happy. Having learned his lessons, Sasha immediately ran away to the street, and Pauline stayed in her room to read a book.

The children did the same thing, but they treated their work differently. Amazing, isn’t it?

Let’s try to understand what motivates your child and what parents can do to develop children’s motivation.

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19 creative ways to motivate your child
Two twins, Sasha and Polina, were in the same room and were learning lessons. At the same time Sasha muttered something dissatisfied under his breath, and Pauline hummed a song.…

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Emotional stability: ways of development
Adults often experience uncertainty about their future and place in life. This is often due to financial instability, personal problems, or work-related stress. But what happens when adults experience such…

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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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8 types of child intelligence: development tips
In modern society, it is considered that a child's performance in school is the only indicator that determines its potential. When a child gets older, many parents want him to…

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