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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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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“And don't fight anymore ...” (part 2)
Is there a way out? - First of all, do not be nervous, as this is the problem of most two-year-olds. -l The baby has begun a new period of…

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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 time, not planned by anyone. Time to relax, think, dream, just to “fool around” (an activity not very loved by school teachers). We feel annoyed when the child refuses some useful, from our point of view, classes after school, but is ready for the tenth time in a row to play the same film. Why does it make us sad and angry? Probably, deep down in our hearts, we believe that something is wrong with him or that we cannot cope with our parental responsibilities if we did not load our child every minute with something useful. Recall, however, how many of us are able to be active all day without breaks, whether it is a relaxing hot tub, talking with a friend on the phone, or a silly series? Even babies need to be alone for some time each day, knock on their rattles, carefully examine their toes and listen to music. Continue reading

Tale to the rescue (part 2)

Do-it-yourself miracles What problems do their parents turn to fairy tales therapists? This includes numerous children’s fears, and increased aggressiveness, and hyperactivity, and laziness, and self-doubt, and inability to communicate with the team or make friends, and even soreness. Often, it is with psychosomatics that the child closes from the problems that frighten him. “In a kindergarten group,” says Natalya Katsevich, a case from practice, “a charming girl cried for any reason: they didn’t give a toy, she didn’t want to sleep, the soup was hot, etc. This went on for several weeks, and then the tale “Tearful Masha” arose, which the psychologist read to the girl. Parents read this tale to her several times, and in the summer a miracle happened when the girl found a hedgehog and began to look after him – everything is just like in our fairy tale. 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

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?…

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How not to spoil your child
Continuous tantrums with tears and the demands of fulfilling all the vagaries of children will easily unsettle anyone. If a child is spoiled in childhood, he may develop a complex…

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Readiness for school (part 1)
"Hooray! Soon to school! ”So I want this slogan to pay off, and the child would love to go to school and do homework with interest, be successful and get…

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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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