What are our kids made of?
One French psychologist came up with a way to explain some of our prejudices in raising boys and girls. This test is intended primarily for parents and educators. Check how…

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Mom’s daughters, dad’s son
A lot of books have been written about parenting. Each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages, but there is something in common that combines almost all the popular…

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Readiness for school (part 1)
"Hooray! Soon to school! ”So I want this slogan to pay off, and the child would love to go to school and do homework with interest, be successful and get…

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When leaving, do not turn off the lights! (part 1)

– Mom, do not turn off the light! “You know, I’m tired of your tricks.” You are already big – you’ll go to school. Well, what are you afraid of? – What if you leave and Baba Yaga appears … – What Baba Yaga? It’s time to know that she only happens in fairy tales. OK, lets see. No under the bed. No in the closet. No behind the curtain. Where else? Sleep. We are all at home. – Mom, do not turn off the light! Does this dialogue remind you of anything? I think yes. Many parents are familiar with children’s fears from the experience of their children, as well as from their own, children’s, half-forgotten, or, conversely, quite alive. What are these fears? Darkness, thunderstorms, heights, war, fire, Baba Yaga, Kashchei, Barmaleya, angry dog, aliens, robbers, monsters, germs, vaccinations, fear of being lost in an unfamiliar place, going down and going up in the elevator, staying home alone. Continue reading

Teens and parents (part 2)
What does a teenager want? 1. The desire of a teenager to feel their connection with parents. If there is no emotional connection, the child will feel insecurity, feel abandoned.…

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Teens and parents (part 2)
What does a teenager want? 1. The desire of a teenager to feel their connection with parents. If there is no emotional connection, the child will feel insecurity, feel abandoned.…

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QA by the rules
What do parents teach modern parenting books? Let's open at random any. “If you feel offense, ask yourself what made the child inflict it on you”, “... you should treat…

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The psychological readiness of children to study at school (part 1)
The psychological readiness of the child for schooling is one of the most important results of mental development during the period of preschool childhood. The components of children's readiness to…

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