Helping a child experiencing a panic attack
When I was in first grade, I rode a bicycle with friends. Suddenly the wheel of my bike hit a stone. I flew over the steering wheel and fell, hitting…

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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…

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Quality time with family and work
Even if you are busy at work during the day, spending quality time with your family is easier than it seems at first glance. Simple, but meaningful things (such as…

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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 reasons can push a child to quit playing sports?

In general, all the reasons most often boil down to two main ones. The first is that the child’s interests change. Most often this happens in adolescence. Studying, romantic relationships, chatting with friends and various entertainments leave the child little time for playing sports. In such circumstances, the child simply changes his priorities.

The second reason children quit playing sports is the negative experience associated with them. Continue reading

How to teach a child safety

When you voice safety rules to your child, you need to explain to them why this is important. You can achieve his submission by using the phrase: “Because I said so,” but this will not convince the child of the importance of the rule. Try to assure him that the rules are not needed to make his life less joyful, but to make him safe. The more fair and reasonable the rules seem to the child, the more likely that he will accept them and adhere to them.

Do not bully a child. If you do not want the child to climb trees, you should not tell him: “You will fall and turn your neck.” Say better: “You may fall, and you will be hurt.” If you exaggerate a possible danger, this can lead to one of two consequences (or both at once):

the child will cease to trust you. He will not believe you, because he understands: what you say is unlikely;
the child will believe you, but he will grow up with confidence that the world is a terrible place full of dangers.
When a child does not comply with the established rules, you must let him know that his dangerous behavior has consequences. Continue reading

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 member wants to be understood, loved and paid attention to. If this happens, a strong emotional connection arises between family members.

Unfortunately, modern society does not always contribute to maintaining family ties.

Today we have so many modern technologies, but at the same time we are talking less and less to each other live. The high rhythm of modern life leads to the fact that we devote less time to our family. Continue reading

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