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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Common problems of adolescents
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…

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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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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

How role play affects your child’s learning

Role-playing games are a way to show the creative abilities of the child during the game. Parents and teachers can use this type of play activity to educate the child and develop his various skills. During role-playing games, children can imagine themselves to be travelers in distant lands, doctors or teachers. They use their imagination to create imaginary worlds, developing important skills for themselves.

Why are role-playing games so important for a child? What is the best way to use this gaming method at home or at school? What specific actions should be taken to do this? Let’s consider in more detail.

What are role-playing games?

During role-playing games, children try on different roles (fireman, teacher, doctor), and then in the process of playing them demonstrate what they mean by this or that role. Although such games can occur anywhere, often enough children use toys for them, using them to create an imaginary world. Continue reading

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