How to strengthen the emotional connection with the child
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…

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Self-help techniques: how to overcome resentment
Every year of a child's life affects his life. However, the most important for personal development are the first six years. At this age, events occur that can cause resentment…

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Emotionally sensitive children: education
Parents know that discipline is extremely important for raising healthy children. But how to instill discipline in a child who perceives the surrounding reality much more keenly than others? There…

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motivation

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 to interact with the world around him. When a three-month-old child expresses his needs in the presence of his parents and reacts to the objects of the external world, he learns the first lessons of interaction with people. Over time, the child develops this skill more and more, in the course of interaction with parents, he learns to communicate using non-verbal signals and develops speech.

The better parents can teach a child to understand the nuances of communication, to recognize verbal and nonverbal signals indicating the reaction of the interlocutor, the more solid Foundation they lay in the development of the child’s empathy skills. 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 words, they regularly use only about 50. This means that they Express their needs primarily through nonverbal signals. Parents need to learn to understand them, otherwise it can cause the child to tantrum.

Of course, you are not required to read the child’s mind. However, his body signals can tell you how to react in a given situation. Consider the most common nonverbal signals of young children and their meaning.

1. Your child is standing with his arms crossed in front of a new toy

As parents understand it: “Take her away! I’m not interested!» 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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Self-help techniques: how to overcome resentment
Every year of a child's life affects his life. However, the most important for personal development are the first six years. At this age, events occur that can cause resentment…

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Why do teenagers do crazy things?
Adolescence is the period between the onset of puberty and adulthood. In today's advanced society, adolescence is usually defined as between 13 and 20 years of age. During this period,…

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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…

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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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