Is it permissible for parents to spank a child?
Many of us may recall how our parents spanked us in disobedience as a child. Statistics show that more than 300 million children worldwide are punished. Usually, children are spanked…

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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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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 to keep your baby under control

Both children and parents are looking forward to the end of the school year and the start of the holidays. But when the holidays begin, children often do not know what to do. Most often, their entertainment is a TV or computer. Children watch TV or play computer games because of boredom, but soon these activities will turn into a real addiction.

Watching movies or TV shows is rarely complete without having a bite to eat. Children crackle with chips or popcorn in front of TV screens, and for parents this becomes a cause for concern. They often ask themselves: “Maybe this is our fault? Perhaps we are doing something wrong? ”And, indeed, children often borrow from their parents the habit of eating in front of the TV screen. Therefore, parents themselves must adhere to the rules of a healthy diet before teaching them a child. Continue reading

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

Relaxation Techniques for Kids
Does your child have trouble sleeping before school exams? Do you want your child to study better? One way or another, if you are worried about your child’s mental and…

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How to establish open communication with children at home
In families where open communication is practiced, each member feels that he is loved and respected in the family circle. Open communication also helps to deal with emerging conflicts. This…

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How to help children cope with frustration
How do you react when your child is upset or frustrated? Do you feel the same way? Imagine the situation: the child is not able to solve the homework in…

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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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