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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Tale to the rescue (part 3)
am a storyteller Psychologist Natalya Katsevich advises parents to read, for example, fairy tales A.V. Miklyaeva, “We Are Not Afraid of the Gray Wolf” P.V. Rumyantseva, “Path to your Self”…

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Doll - children's toy or sacred symbol
The history of the ancestors of all modern dolls totals neither more nor less, but more than 30 thousand years! One of such artifacts made of mammoth bone, the oldest…

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Alone with myself (part 1)

In our efforts to keep the children busy, to make every hour of their life meaningful, entertaining, developing, do we not forget that they, like us, need just free, personal time, not planned by anyone. Time to relax, think, dream, just to “fool around” (an activity not very loved by school teachers). We feel annoyed when the child refuses some useful, from our point of view, classes after school, but is ready for the tenth time in a row to play the same film. Why does it make us sad and angry? Probably, deep down in our hearts, we believe that something is wrong with him or that we cannot cope with our parental responsibilities if we did not load our child every minute with something useful. Recall, however, how many of us are able to be active all day without breaks, whether it is a relaxing hot tub, talking with a friend on the phone, or a silly series? Even babies need to be alone for some time each day, knock on their rattles, carefully examine their toes and listen to music. Continue reading

The psychological readiness of children to study at school (part 3)

There are probably children in each class whose intellectual passivity leads them to the number of lagging, poorly performing students. The reasons for this kind of passivity often lie in the limited intellectual impressions and interests of the child. Unable to cope with the simplest educational task, he quickly performs it if it translates into a practical plane or into a game.

An integral part of a child’s psychological readiness for schooling is intellectual readiness. This concept includes both the stock of knowledge and perceptions of the child about the environment, and the formation of his mental skills. Continue reading

Tale to the rescue (part 2)
Do-it-yourself miracles What problems do their parents turn to fairy tales therapists? This includes numerous children's fears, and increased aggressiveness, and hyperactivity, and laziness, and self-doubt, and inability to communicate…

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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…

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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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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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