The art of alternating toys
Even if your child has a full box of toys, sooner or later they will bore him. After a while, he will stop playing with them and will look for…

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Family connection: a positive atmosphere in the family
One of the main components of a happy family is the relationship between all its members: the ability to communicate, support and maintain relationships between parents and children. Each family…

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How role play affects your child’s learning
Role-playing games are a way to show the creative abilities of the child during the game. Parents and teachers can use this type of play activity to educate the child…

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Stress in children: causes and symptoms

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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The child wants to quit playing sports

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.

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“You love my brother more than me”

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

Children watch adults and learn
Elena, the mother of 10-year-old Katya, says: “Recently, her friend came to visit my daughter. We chatted a bit. After a couple of days, my daughter reported that a friend…

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Can your child become a genius?
Brain studies in recent years have confirmed an amazing fact: a person can develop his potential throughout his life. In other words, abilities are not given to a person from…

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Common problems of adolescents
Maria, the mother of 14-year-old Cyril, says: “My son returned home almost every day. He seemed moody and absent-minded, wore long hair, did not study well at school, and ate…

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The benefits of daytime sleep for students
Ask any parents if daytime sleep is good for your child. The answer will be unequivocal - yes. Daytime sleep improves mood, restores the child’s energy, improves his academic performance.…

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