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…

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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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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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Monthly Archives: February 2018

The role of color in a child’s life

Red, orange, yellow, green. Is the role of color so important in a child’s life? Caring for the right color scheme for the baby is a sign of modern life. Our grandparents would be surprised at the question of what color they selected clothes or interior items for their daughters and sons … So interest in this topic can be considered a good sign of family affluence. Natalya Olegovna RYSKINA, child psychologist, psychotherapist at the University Children’s Center at the Moscow City Psychological and Pedagogical University, will help us understand what color has one or another effect on the mood and behavior of babies, whether there can be universal approaches to the question of choosing the most suitable tones for your child . – Natalia Olegovna, tell us which colors affect children positively, soothingly, and which ones have an exciting effect? Why? Continue reading

Teenager and adult: what do you need to know to become a good parent for a teenager?

Becoming an exemplary parent is not easy for a teenager, but why not try? Even if you already have enough life experience, you can always try to overcome the wall that appears between generations. Even a modest attempt your child will appreciate over time. We’ll figure out what you need and what you don’t need to do to become a cool parent. Risk factor: problems of adolescents Before trying to get closer to your child, you need to understand that during the transitional return he has many difficulties that a parent must help him solve. The main problems: lack of independence with the need for independence. On the one hand, a teenager already considers himself an adult, but on the other, he cannot solve many problems himself. This leads to conflicting behavior when the child refuses to fulfill the requirements of adults, but at the same time seeks their support; difficulties with self-esteem. Continue reading

Etiquette from an early age (part 2)

Do not forget to praise him. Seryozha was so excited by the upcoming excursion to the zoo that he flew out the door, pushing the teacher away and knocking the girl down in the corridor. His mother, among the three other parents accompanying the children on an excursion, saw this with her own eyes and was simply depressed. “I don’t know what it is with him today,” she told the teacher. “Actually, he’s a very educated boy with me, he knows how to behave.” Even the most educated children at times admit terrible lapses. Often this happens when a child confronts a choice: follow already learned rules or a living example of an uneducated friend. If someone in the group begins to laugh at the new one and tease him, others willingly join, although they know that this is not good. If one of the children behaves ugly at food, he will surely have followers. Do not be surprised if your child is among them. This does not mean that he did not remember anything from your lessons. Continue reading

The role of color in a child’s life
Red, orange, yellow, green. Is the role of color so important in a child’s life? Caring for the right color scheme for the baby is a sign of modern life.…

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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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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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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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