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…

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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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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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Tale to the rescue (part 3)

am a storyteller Psychologist Natalya Katsevich advises parents to read, for example, fairy tales A.V. Miklyaeva, “We Are Not Afraid of the Gray Wolf” P.V. Rumyantseva, “Path to your Self” and “Labyrinth of the soul” O.V. Khukhlaeva, a collection of fairy tales by N.A. Sakovich, “Psychotherapeutic fairy tales, fairy-tale therapy with a“ special ”child” TD Zinkevich-Evstigneeva, “Forest School” M.A. Panfilova. In the process of reading psychological tales, the child understands that he is not indifferent to his mother and that there will always be a way out of a difficult situation. The main thing is to think both adults and children how and where to find it. A fairy tale develops imagination, fantasy, because in it the child sees himself so strong and smart, so kind and fearless. By the way, parents themselves can learn to compose magical stories. Continue reading

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

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 true the views are. We offer you 20 questions that need to be answered YES if you agree with this statement, and NO if you have a different opinion. When you read the answers, you can evaluate whether you are right or not. 1. Girls are more obedient than boys? 2. Do girls more deeply seek to know nature, animals than boys? 3. Can boys better assess a difficult situation, think more logically? 4. Do boys have a greater desire to stand out? 5. Are boys more capable of math? 6. Are girls more sensitive to the atmosphere in which they live, are they more difficult to endure pain? 7. Are girls able to better express their thoughts? 8. Is it possible to consider that boys are better with visual memory, and girls have better hearing? Continue reading

When leaving, do not turn off the lights! (part 2)
“One girl often dreaded terrible dreams. Fortunately, as soon as the girl began to dream of Baba Yaga or an evil wolf, she immediately woke up with a wild cry…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 4)
In order for the story to be therapeutic, it is important that the following rules are followed: The situation should be close to the child, should resemble his life story.…

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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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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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