8 types of child intelligence: development tips
In modern society, it is generally accepted that the child's performance in school is the only indicator that determines its potential. When a child gets older, many parents want him…

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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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What makes teens happy
Adolescence is a time of change. Before entering into it, the child goes through various stages of life and emotions. Many parents may recall how they felt fear, pain, or…

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A simple way to improve your baby’s health and well-being

There is one small action, using which you can strengthen the emotional connection with your loved ones. It is a hug.

Hugs are a powerful form of recognition that the other person is important to you. This is not about a friendly pat on the shoulder, but about a strong and tender hug in which you put your feelings. This is an indicator of emotional closeness between two people. Hugging another person, you kind of say to him: “I am with you.” And it is especially valuable in difficult times.

From a physiological point of view, hugs contribute to the release of oxytocin, the so-called “attachment hormone”. It promotes attachment and the strengthening of existing ties and relationships, including between the mother and the newborn. Hugs and other touches are probably an evolutionary mechanism that contributes to survival. Oxytocin is produced not only as a result of physical intimacy with another person, but also as a result of other forms of emotional connection (for example, eye contact, a smile, and manifestations of attention). Continue reading

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…

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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…

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How to deal with an uncontrolled child
There are many ways to control a child, and as parents, you probably know that well. Surely you have the rules and consequences that you set for the child. But…

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How to increase a child's school performance
When a child goes to school, parents try their best to help him in his studies and contribute to his academic performance. However, often they do not know how to…

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