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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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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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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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

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…

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The third child in the family: features of character
For months, the gossip columns have been discussing the birth of Prince Louis, the third child of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton. Journalists are trying to guess what character…

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Introverted child: 15 things to know
You are confused by your child's behavior. He doesn't behave like you. He is reserved and indecisive. Instead of playing with his peers, he prefers to stand on the sidelines…

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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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