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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How to maintain the emotional balance of the child
Adults often face problems such as determining their place in life, financial instability, personal problems, stress at work and many others. But what if there is always a child nearby,…

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Formation of self-perception of teenagers
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…

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How to help your child overcome fears and phobias

Some children are extremely sensitive. They need time to get used to the new environment, people and situations. For example, if a child goes to school or sports section for the first time, he will be able to enjoy it only after a while, when he gets used to the situation.

Every child experiences fear from time to time. Young children learn about the world around them, gain new experiences and face certain difficulties or unexpected circumstances that may frighten them. It is an integral part of growing up and developing. However, sometimes the child experiences an irrational fear of the most unexpected things. For example, afraid of the sound of a fire engine siren or ambulance, insects, etc. Continue reading

Simple ways to tell your child about emotions

According to scientists, in the language of the Eskimos and other Northern peoples there are at least 50 words for different shades of snow. Eskimo children hear these words in the speech of adults and gradually begin to see the connection between the words and the phenomena of the world around them. Similarly, when parents talk about emotions, children learn to recognize them in themselves and in others. Understanding and accepting your emotions is the first step to learning how to manage them.

A person can experience a large number of emotions. Psychologists depict all their diversity in the form of the so-called “wheel of emotions”. According to this scheme, all human feelings are reduced to four basic: Continue reading

How to maintain a child’s mental health

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 to understand a child's nonverbal cues
Many parents of young children are upset because they do not understand their nonverbal signals. Despite the fact that usually children by the age of two already know about 200…

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How to maintain the emotional balance of the child
Adults often face problems such as determining their place in life, financial instability, personal problems, stress at work and many others. But what if there is always a child nearby,…

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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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Ambivalent feelings in adolescents
Ambivalence is contradictory feelings about an object or situation. For example, a teenager can see something from both the positive and negative sides at the same time. Or when choosing…

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