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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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Mom’s daughters, dad’s son
A lot of books have been written about parenting. Each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages, but there is something in common that combines almost all the popular…

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Night is tender
Our daughter thinks this is unfair. Every winter, since she learned to speak, she protests: "It is unfair that you and dad sleep together, and I am always alone." I…

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developmental characteristics

7 MOST ANNOYING CHILDREN FOR Parenting

Many mothers will agree with the statement that raising children is hard work. Apparently, this is why others give advice on raising children – in order to facilitate her mother’s task. Unfortunately, many tips can only be annoying. In the first place in the list of the most annoying tips for raising children was the advice to let the child scream properly. Not all modern mothers consider this method acceptable, therefore advice of this kind is often perceived very negatively. In second place was the advice “pour it as it should.” Representatives of the older generation very often advise applying physical punishment, since the child is “too spoiled”, which cannot but cause irritation in parents. In third place on the list was the advice to young mothers to rest when the child fell asleep. But in fact, in addition to caring for a child, many mothers have other responsibilities, so taking a nap only causes irritation because of the impossibility of its implementation. 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

Interactive dolls and psychologist Larisa Surkova help mothers develop empathy in children
Family and children's psychologist Larisa Surkova reminds all modern parents: children who spend a lot of time with gadgets, especially at an early age, may later encounter difficulties in socialization,…

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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 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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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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