American scientists published the results of a study according to which parents are encouraged to buy traditional toys for children and abandon electronic toys, which, as previously thought, contribute to children’s development.
Electronic toys, scientists say, interfere with the interaction between children and parents and with each other. Moreover, many allegations that electronic toys contribute to the development of the child have not been scientifically confirmed.
In contrast, the use of electronic toys during the study had
negative consequences, in particular, a decrease in certain psychological functions and general motor actions (balancing, running, etc.). For example, if a child uses e-books, rather than traditional paper ones, he understands their content worse.
In other words, according to scientists, electronic toys and devices have fewer advantages for a child than traditional ones. Continue reading
Children make great progress in speech development from the moment when they learn to bind words into simple sentences, until they fully communicate with you at the age of 3-4 years. This period can delight parents or scare. Children begin to bombard you with endless complex questions about life. But, one way or another, you enjoy the fact that your child has learned to express his thoughts. But sometimes children do not understand where to stay, what information cannot be told to strangers, etc.
If the child is too talkative, parents need to pay attention to what he says, gradually teaching him how to communicate.
Talkative child: advantages and disadvantages
If the child speaks a lot – this is not bad. This character trait has its advantages:
the child has developed communication skills. You do not need to worry about how the child feels or what he thinks. He himself will tell you everything. In a certain sense, a talkative child is easier to raise: you do not make efforts, guessing what is happening to him. For you it will be like an open book; Continue reading
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 little. When I found a pack of cigarettes in his jacket, I realized that we had problems. ”
Adolescence is the age of change. Adolescents are vulnerable, they can develop bad habits, which in adulthood can develop into serious problems. Quite often, adolescents have problems with behavior, and parents can not do anything about it.
Consider what problems are most common among adolescents and what parents can do about it.
How to deal with the problems of adolescents
Adolescence is not easy for both children and their parents. The only way to cope with adolescent problems is to know everything about them and be prepared for them. Consider the most common problems teenagers face. Continue reading