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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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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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 of first doing homework. How can we deal with this senseless waste of time? ”Do not forget that schooling is work. Like any job, it absorbs a lot of energy. So when a girl comes home from school, she needs to relax a bit. TV is an opportunity to distract, to switch attention, this is one of the most passive and relaxing activities. If you manage to put the case in such a way that the child watches some useful, developing programs, then this will not be a waste of time. But the more time you allow the child to spend on the TV, the less he will have to read, chat with friends, sports, walks, any creative activities. Two hours a day is not a tragedy, especially if you control what the child is watching, but two hours every day is already a bit too much. However, some children are so “staring” that they have to be torn from the “box” literally by force, otherwise they will sit in front of him until night. This is already a serious problem, since certain properties of the character of the child are manifested here. Many seven-, eight-, and even nine-year-olds are not yet ready to do homework without supervision. You may be able to combine supervision with cooking dinner and other things if you put your child to do homework in the kitchen. Some parents find it useful to divide their homework into two parts, one of which the child will complete before and the other after the walk. For other children, it is enough to get up from the table every half hour and jump for five minutes to the music. The task of parents is to teach the child to maintain a balance between duties and pleasures. The tendency to relax too much can prevent him from realizing his potential. A cult of work and effort to the detriment of pleasure can deprive a talent of enjoying life. Our concern is to help the child find and maintain this balance.

 

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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Comparative analysis of the structural components of personality (part 3)
According to the results of express diagnostics, the following results were obtained. In the cognitive sphere of adolescents, the level of thinking in this sample of German schoolchildren is slightly…

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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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