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…

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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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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? – What if you leave and Baba Yaga appears … – What Baba Yaga? It’s time to know that she only happens in fairy tales. OK, lets see. No under the bed. No in the closet. No behind the curtain. Where else? Sleep. We are all at home. – Mom, do not turn off the light! Does this dialogue remind you of anything? I think yes. Many parents are familiar with children’s fears from the experience of their children, as well as from their own, children’s, half-forgotten, or, conversely, quite alive. What are these fears? Darkness, thunderstorms, heights, war, fire, Baba Yaga, Kashchei, Barmaleya, angry dog, aliens, robbers, monsters, germs, vaccinations, fear of being lost in an unfamiliar place, going down and going up in the elevator, staying home alone. Continue reading

QA by the rules
What do parents teach modern parenting books? Let's open at random any. “If you feel offense, ask yourself what made the child inflict it on you”, “... you should treat…

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Alone with myself (part 3)
EVERYTHING IS GOOD IN MEASURE “Our daughter is nine, and when she comes from school, she immediately sits down in front of the TV, no matter what they show, instead…

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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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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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