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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Development of Executive functions in children
Executive functions are the cognitive skills that we need in order to control and regulate their thoughts, emotions and actions in moments of conflict or under the influence of distractions.…

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Relationship between parents and children
Traditions and rules in different families differ from each other. For example, the connection between you and your children can be very different from the one you see in the…

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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

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

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