Many parents play with young children after a busy day to relieve stress. But do you realize that young children are also stressed?
Today, stress is an integral part of our lives. Chronic stress can trigger diseases such as diabetes, asthma, depression, arthritis, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. So stress manifests itself in adults.
In young children, stress manifestations of stress are primarily associated with behavioral problems: the child becomes moody or has difficulty learning. Sometimes stress in young children can lead to enuresis. If your child has these or other symptoms of stress, know: you can help him. How exactly – let’s try to figure it out.
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Sooner or later, many children involved in sports think about quitting training. Sometimes this decision is a surprise for parents, but more often than not, certain signals precede it.
What reasons can push a child to quit playing sports?
In general, all the reasons most often boil down to two main ones. The first is that the child’s interests change. Most often this happens in adolescence. Studying, romantic relationships, chatting with friends and various entertainments leave the child little time for playing sports. In such circumstances, the child simply changes his priorities.
The second reason children quit playing sports is the negative experience associated with them. Continue reading
Anna, the mother of two children, says: “Every day after work, I go to the store to buy groceries and necessary things. At home, I begin to spread my purchases. My four-year-old son Nikita likes to watch this lesson. Having seen among the purchases diapers intended for the youngest child, he starts shouting: “You always buy something for Sasha, but for me – nothing! It’s not fair!”
If there are two or more children in a family, parents often hear the phrase: “This is dishonest!” This can happen because you read the tales to the youngest child longer, allowed him to sleep longer in the morning, or gave him one cookie more than the older one. Children constantly consider how much sweets you give them and their brothers or sisters. They compare who you love more.
Parents find it difficult to cope with this rivalry between children, because adults begin to doubt whether they treat their children fairly (although in reality they try their best to be impartial). The desire to please both children puts great pressure on them. Parents also worry about the fact that the children do not like each other, and really want the children to get along with each other. Continue reading