Drugs: adolescents at risk
One of the most insidious dangers that await the teenager in trying to prove his own independence to the whole world is drugs. Adolescence is the very turning point when…

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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?…

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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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Baby in parental bed: pros and cons

Not so long ago, all babies were swaddled up to about six months, so that their legs and hands did not interfere with a good night’s sleep, exceptions: changing the diaper, hygiene procedures, bathing … But today, few swaddle. This also applies to sleeping with a child, if before it was not customary to take a baby to your bed, now it is normal, even books talk about it. So we will analyze this question “by the bones”. Advantages of sleeping a child in the parents’ bed: – Sleeping together is pleasant moments for mom and her baby, moments of peace. You don’t have to jump to bed at night, sometimes calm down for several hours, which means that mom herself can sleep longer, sleep is very important for the body. Continue reading

Etiquette from an early age (part 2)

Do not forget to praise him. Seryozha was so excited by the upcoming excursion to the zoo that he flew out the door, pushing the teacher away and knocking the girl down in the corridor. His mother, among the three other parents accompanying the children on an excursion, saw this with her own eyes and was simply depressed. “I don’t know what it is with him today,” she told the teacher. “Actually, he’s a very educated boy with me, he knows how to behave.” Even the most educated children at times admit terrible lapses. Often this happens when a child confronts a choice: follow already learned rules or a living example of an uneducated friend. If someone in the group begins to laugh at the new one and tease him, others willingly join, although they know that this is not good. If one of the children behaves ugly at food, he will surely have followers. Do not be surprised if your child is among them. This does not mean that he did not remember anything from your lessons. Continue reading

Interactive dolls and psychologist Larisa Surkova help mothers develop empathy in children
Family and children's psychologist Larisa Surkova reminds all modern parents: children who spend a lot of time with gadgets, especially at an early age, may later encounter difficulties in socialization,…

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The development of the emotional sphere of the child by art therapy
Many parents, unfortunately, face the problem of emotional imbalance in their children. What are the causes of childhood fears, anxiety and insecurity? How to deal with manifestations of aggression? How…

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Say thank you, otherwise it will be worse ...
I did not notice how another year flew by and my daughter Yulia was three. Literally in a matter of days, my flexible and good-natured child turned into an imperious…

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What behavioral attitudes of mothers are transmitted to daughters?
In April 2018, the brand of toys Baby Alive and the famous child psychologist Larisa Surkova conducted an experiment on Instagram with the participation of star moms and popular bloggers.…

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