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 simple activities to raise self-esteem in children
"I can't become a football player. I'm too weak, "" I'm so worthless that I can't even go to school properly." If your child often uses such phrases, it means…

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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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We teach the child to cope with stress

We often hear the word “stress” in everyday speech. But by this word people do not mean the same disorder, but many different manifestations of the psyche. What is stress really and what do people mean by this word? Let’s try to understand.

What is stress?

The term “stress” means a certain reaction of the body. It occurs when you are faced with circumstances that force you to act, change or adapt in order to defend your position or maintain balance in a certain situation. These circumstances are called stressors.

The stress response, known as “hit or run,” causes many involuntary changes in your body that give you an extra boost of energy so you can fight and run away from the source of the threat. Continue reading

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 do this.

1. Let your child choose a fun activity for the whole family for the weekend. If he is still small and such an assignment may be too difficult for him, you can give him a few options to choose from. Do not forget to praise the child for a great choice.

2. Invite your child to try something new for him (for example, a new sport, playing a musical instrument or dancing). Tell him, ” Whatever you choose, I know you will do your best. You can do it.” Continue reading

Helping a child experiencing a panic attack

When I was in first grade, I used to ride a bike with my friends. Suddenly the wheel of my Bicycle hit a rock. I went over the steering wheel and fell, hitting my chin. It didn’t really hurt. However, when I saw that I was bleeding, I started screaming. I wasn’t screaming in pain – I was scared.

When my parents came running to help, I had a real panic. I saw the fear on dad’s face as he ran toward me. Then we went to the hospital.

I’ll never forget this trip. I was sitting on my mom’s lap, and dad was driving. My mother comforted me as much as she could, but I couldn’t take them anymore. Continue reading

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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Emotionally sensitive children: education
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Attention deficit disorder kills motivation
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) creates big problems with motivation for teenagers. Psychologists say that attention deficit disorder affects motivation as much as the ability to focus on objects. It…

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Development of empathy in a child from an early age
Empathy is the ability to put yourself in the other person's shoes and understand their feelings. This ability develops in a child from an early age, when he just begins…

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