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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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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Teens and parents (part 2)
What does a teenager want? 1. The desire of a teenager to feel their connection with parents. If there is no emotional connection, the child will feel insecurity, feel abandoned.…

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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 your hobbies with respect, even if they seem empty or harmful to you, they have the right to their own desires and mistakes”, “ … avoid talking with your child between things, standing facing a stove or sink, etc., he should feel your full attention. ” And finally, the authoritative opinion of American psychologists is given: according to vital indications, it is necessary, as they say, to hug a child at least four times a day! So, if the child appeared instead of two at half-past five without one mittens, with wet legs and a “deuce” in Russian, mother, having been exhausted, having canceled the hairdresser and the visit to the dentist, turned everything upside down, but could not find the analgin, the rest of the ill-fated day cuddle with your child two, three, or even all four times? 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. 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

Drugs: adolescents at risk

One of the most insidious dangers that await the teenager in trying to prove his own independence to the whole world is drugs. Adolescence is the very turning point when a person steps over the edge of childhood and tries to grow up with all his might. This is a very difficult time from a psychological point of view, both for the children themselves and for their parents. Even the most obedient children sometimes become uncontrollable, making their parents nervous. One of the most insidious dangers that await the teenager in trying to prove his own independence to the whole world is drugs. The task of parents is to not miss this moment, which in one moment can ruin a child’s life. If there is a suspicion that the child is using drugs, then you need to familiarize yourself  narcologist at home or psychological testing. Dependent behavior or how to protect a teenager from drug addiction? Continue reading

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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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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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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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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