The art of alternating toys
Even if your child has a full box of toys, sooner or later they will bore him. After a while, he will stop playing with them and will look for…

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The benefits of daytime sleep for students
Ask any parents if daytime sleep is good for your child. The answer will be unequivocal - yes. Daytime sleep improves mood, restores the child’s energy, improves his academic performance.…

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Habits that parents should develop in children
Children watch their parents and learn from them all their lives. They turn to their parents when they encounter problems throughout their lives, from early childhood. As they grow older,…

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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 easily so as not to cause physical pain, but only affect their behavior. This form of punishment has been common for decades and even centuries. It was believed that spanking could even be useful because it helps to alter a child’s bad behavior.

However, over the past decades, attitudes towards punishments of this kind have changed. In the late 90s of the twentieth century, scientists first stated that spanking children is unacceptable. They hold this opinion today.

What is the reason for such changes? Until the 1990s, light physical punishment was a common educational method throughout the world. They were not considered physical abuse. Around the same time, the first scientific papers began to appear, confirming that physical punishment has negative consequences for the behavior and emotions of children. Modern research proves this thesis. Continue reading

What to do if the child is afraid of separation from you

When parents bring their children to school or kindergarten in the morning, they often experience anxiety. Psychologists call this fear of separation from parents separation anxiety. Especially often it manifests itself in preschool children. If you help your child overcome separation anxiety, it will create a healthy emotional foundation that will bring him great benefit in the future. At school and adolescence, he will be confident and independent.

But how can you help your child deal with separation anxiety? The imagination games will help you with this. This will help the child play his conflicts and situations that cause him fear in a safe environment. Children are better at handling emotional problems through games.

Every time mother brought four-year-old Masha to kindergarten, the girl grabbed her legs and begged her not to leave. The tears and expression of despair on her daughter’s face made her mother feel helpless when she left for work. Continue reading

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