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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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…

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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

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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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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How to grow a successful person?
How often do we parents think about what we can give our children? It would seem that everything is obvious - good living conditions, proper nutrition, decent education ... But…

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“And don't fight anymore ...” (part 1)
A bright stroller was moving along the park’s alley towards us, ahead of which a baby walked - so pink and blue, smiling all over the world. Judging by the…

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