Online games for children - prohibit or allow?
The issue of the harm of computer games has been discussed more than one hundred times, but not every parent decided to finalize the decision to prohibit this type of…

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Teens and parents (part 1)
It seems to me that for no generation the task of educating adolescents has not been as difficult as it is today. Many of the parents I meet in counseling…

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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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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 little despot. – Give me the juice! She commanded. – Now! “Do you know the magic word?” I tried to call her to order. This phrase acted flawlessly on her older brother Alyosha, but Julia did not want to give in to her. “Are you a hundred, fooled?” Was her answer. – Give me si-xi-s! At first, I only laughed at the little cheeky: before, she was a sweet, calm child, and I often heard the word “posyalist” from her. But time passed, and she stubbornly refused to treat me humanly. The word “please” completely disappeared from her vocabulary. Then I decided to apply repression: do not fulfill a single request without a “please.” After this, a terrible struggle began, which caused only alienation between us. Continue reading

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

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 a person steps over the edge of childhood and tries to grow up with all his might. This is a very difficult time from a psychological point of view, both for the children themselves and for their parents. Even the most obedient children sometimes become uncontrollable, making their parents nervous. One of the most insidious dangers that await the teenager in trying to prove his own independence to the whole world is drugs. The task of parents is to not miss this moment, which in one moment can ruin a child’s life. If there is a suspicion that the child is using drugs, then you need to familiarize yourself  narcologist at home or psychological testing. Dependent behavior or how to protect a teenager from drug addiction? Continue reading

Online games for children - prohibit or allow?
The issue of the harm of computer games has been discussed more than one hundred times, but not every parent decided to finalize the decision to prohibit this type of…

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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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Readiness for school (part 2)
How to psychologically prepare a child for school? As experience shows, for successful schooling, in addition to the availability of specific knowledge, skills and abilities, a certain level of development…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 3)
Life stories can be a means of influencing forms of relationships; they help build relationships with loved ones and colleagues in a different way. The story as a guide to…

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