Tatyana, the mother of 9-year-old Xenia, says: “Last night I needed to complete an urgent work assignment. I had already done almost everything and was going to finally send the report by e-mail, but the mail did not want to be sent. Usually I am a calm person, but this situation made me seriously angry. And at that moment Ksyusha entered the room. She saw that I was annoyed, patted me on the shoulder and said: “Don’t give up, mom. Try again. I’m sure that you will succeed. ”
In the end, I sent the mail. But at the same time, I thought about how important persistence is for children. Each person is faced with situations where, in order to achieve the goal, it is simply necessary to remain calm and persevere. But for young children who still do not know how much, it is almost impossible. This is now my daughter can be persistent, if necessary. But it took a lot of time and effort to teach her this. ”
To develop persistence and perseverance in a child should be from an early age. And parents play a huge role in the formation of these qualities. Let’s consider a few recommendations that will help parents develop perseverance in a small child. Continue reading
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 birth. Not everything depends on genes: education plays an important role in the development of abilities.
Plasticity of the brain, or neuroplasticity, is the ability of the brain to change its structure and functions in accordance with changes in the body and the environment.
In the book The Brain Healing Yourself, the famous American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Dodge talks about research in the field of neuroplasticity, citing the stories of people who have been able to change their lives. The book describes the real stories of people who have had a stroke and have learned to speak and move again. This book completely changes our views on the brain, its structure and potential.
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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