Valery Panyushkin: 5 rules for parents against burnout
In a way, I'm an expert on despair. For twenty years I have been writing about seriously ill children. I am often asked what I do so as not to…

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Music is important for the development and relationship of the child
Recent studies by psychologists have shown that playing music with children and even just listening to music contribute to the development of the children's brain. At the same time, other…

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How to deal with a child’s anxiety after the holidays
Many parents and even some children are happy to accept the start of a new school year. If a child can easily get up at 6 a.m., if he likes…

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How to effectively teach your child discipline

Discipline is one of the most important, but at the same time one of the most incomprehensible words for parents. All parents are united in the fact that children need discipline, but there are a lot of opinions on how to achieve this.

Let us consider in more detail how best to teach a child to discipline. But first, you need to figure out what it is.

Discipline and punishment

What do you associate the word “discipline” with? Punishment? Power? Positive reinforcement? All of these options are correct in their own way. Learning to discipline is teaching a person how to follow the norms of behavior, and for this, both punishment and positive reinforcement or demonstration of power may be suitable. In other words, discipline is a way to make a child behave properly. Continue reading

Ten exercises for the development of children’s psyche

Intelligence is the guarantee that a child will be able to succeed in life in the future. In addition, intelligence plays an important role in ensuring the mental health of the child. You can help him maximize his cognitive abilities and become smarter than his peers.

There are simple exercises that will help your baby become a second Einstein. Let’s consider some of them.

1. “Cross slopes”

This exercise will allow the child to get rid of unnecessary stress. As a result, he will be able to better focus on his studies.
The child should tilt his left hand to his right foot and vice versa.
Slow side-to-side movements improve the child’s attention and coordination of the cerebral hemispheres. Continue reading

Making sure your child is learning enough

Julia, the mother of four-year-old Sasha, says: “I often talk with mothers, and they tell me what their children do. One teaches English. The second is engaged in an art school and recently won the competition. The third attends the sports section.

Hearing such stories, I involuntarily wonder: is my child studying enough? For a long time I was a teacher at school, worked with children and I know how they develop. And yet, despite my knowledge and experience, I have doubts. ”

Such doubts are common to many young parents. We care too much about our children and want them to maximize their potential. However, often such doubts are not justified.

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