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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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 1)
Game, game activity is an integral part of the life of not only a child, but also an adult. Therefore, the inclusion of methods of game therapy and fairy tale…

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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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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 parental aids. It would be more correct to say that these are books not about raising children, but about raising a child, because we are talking about him – the educated – always in the singular, as if without exception the families are one-child. But this is not the only “imbalance”. As a rule, they write about education, using only masculine words: since a child means OH. And it turns out that all the pedagogical recommendations are given to the parents of the only son. But what if the child is not the only one? It would seem that it’s easier – with the birth of the next child, to take and follow the principles that have already been learned. And the rules that apply to the upbringing of the boy can be applied to the girl, as we smear the scratches from one and the other with green from one bottle. Continue reading

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

The psychological readiness of children to study at school (part 2)
More complicated is the situation with cognitive activity. It takes time before the requirements for the child on the part of the adult, his program (to give knowledge for the…

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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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Waiting for a miracle or 9 months of happiness
What is important for women is children's health, peace and harmony in the family. The expectation of a child - perhaps there is no happier and more responsible period in…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 4)
In order for the story to be therapeutic, it is important that the following rules are followed: The situation should be close to the child, should resemble his life story.…

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