The emotional bond between parents and child is the key to a trusting and loving relationship. The attachment of a child to his parents is not a given, but a long process. Therefore, a single manifestation of love for the child and care for him does not mean that the child will be attached to you. In the same way, individual conflicts with the child do not mean that the emotional connection with him is now broken.
If the child can form a safe attachment to you, it will be very useful to him. Children who have a strong emotional connection with their parents have higher self-esteem and school performance, get along better with people and manage stress than their peers. Continue reading
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
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 of things they want to have, and if the parents do not fulfill all their desires, they feel dissatisfied. Parents can try their best to save the child from disappointment, indulging all his whims and buying him everything he wants. As a result, however, they realize that their efforts are not enough. Why can some children always be content with what they have and others not?
Understanding child behavior
The desire (or lack of desire) for external encouragement is a certain pattern of behavior. To understand why a child behaves in one way or another, it is necessary to understand that this is how he expresses his emotions or reacts to the emotions of other people. Continue reading