Open communication with children

How to fix a child’s bad habits
Many of us do not like to admit to ourselves that we have bad habits: biting our nails, picking our nose, cracking our fingers, etc. Most likely, our bad habits…

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How books teach children to take someone else's point of view
Helping a child get in touch with their feelings and those of others can be a challenge for parents and teachers. When a child behaves unfriendly, parents or a teacher…

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Seven Parent Mistakes in Money Handling
When it comes to meeting the needs of the child, parents are often confused. They often cannot plan their finances and make certain mistakes in this matter. You should not…

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Seven Parent Mistakes in Money Handling

When it comes to meeting the needs of the child, parents are often confused. They often cannot plan their finances and make certain mistakes in this matter.

You should not buy things for your children just because other children have them. Buy only what the child needs. This will help him understand the difference between desires and needs and build the conviction that you need to earn money to satisfy needs.

Parents tend to give their children love and happiness and feel satisfaction when they see a smile on the face of the child. When buying children all kinds of things, parents are unlikely to think about how much money they spend on trifles. They just want to provide their children a happy life at all costs.

However, it is important to understand whether you can afford such expenses and plan your finances correctly. If you do not plan finances, this can lead to financial crises and greatly complicate your life. There is nothing wrong with satisfying the needs of a child, but this should not be done only in order to conform to modern fashion or the desire to make a child happy. Continue reading

8 tips for developing child independence

If you want to raise a self-confident child who is able to make decisions independently, you need to give him freedom for this. The key to raising an independent child is maintaining balance. You need to be patient, but not too condescending to the child. The problem is that some parents try to control every step of the child. This is not worth doing, because in this way you deprive him of his ability to make a choice. If you make a child dependent on you, in the future he may harbor resentment and begin to rebel.

But how to achieve the necessary balance and raise a child independent? Consider a few tips on this subject.

1. Create a schedule

Children need a balance between routine and freedom – this contributes to the development of their independence. The more you allow your child to think about himself, the more independent he will become. Continue reading

A child likes to command: how to solve a problem

It may be difficult for you to believe that your child wants you to go up the career ladder. Representatives of prestigious professions (lawyers, businessmen, company leaders, etc.) have one thing in common: their children love to command.

Do you remember how parents in childhood gave you everything you wanted? You didn’t even need to say a word, but only to show what you wanted – and your parents immediately brought it to you. If you didn’t like something, you grumbled displeasedly, and your parents eliminated what annoyed you. Most likely, this was not the case in your childhood, but this is often the case with modern children.

On the other hand, pay attention to how you behave with other adults. You are not inferior if someone is trying to take your place in traffic. You can sometimes keep silent in a dispute with the head or teacher of your child in kindergarten, but in general you behave confidently and with dignity.

However, everything changes when your child begins to command. Continue reading

Children cheat at school: why and how to deal with it

Lies and theft have become commonplace among schoolchildren, especially adolescents. But such behavior is unacceptable, it is necessary to fight it in order to prevent serious consequences.

In some children, this behavior indicates serious psychological problems, but in most cases these are ordinary incorrect behavioral patterns that can be corrected. Such habits are more common in boys than in girls, and are most common at the age of 5–8 years. If you catch a child in a lie or theft, it is important to consider his age and stage of development.

Children under the age of 3 years never intentionally lie and steal – they can experiment with words and entertaining facts that they see around. By the age of 6–7 years, the child begins to understand that lying and stealing is wrong from a moral point of view. Consider several ways to correct this behavior of the child. Continue reading

How to talk with a child so that he listens to you

Olga, the mother of 9-year-old Maxim, often says to her son: “Turn off the TV! You watch it all day! ” “No, now my favorite cartoon is coming, and I want to watch it to the end.” “Turn it off now and clean the room!” – “No, I will watch a cartoon!” In the end, Maxim succeeds: he watches TV, and Olga herself has to clean her son in the room.

Many mothers around the world face this problem. Consider how to talk with children so that they listen to you.

How to make a child listen to you

Parents often feel that they are wasting time trying to get their child to do something, and they ask themselves: “Why is he not listening to me? Why is it so hard for him to follow my instructions? How to make him begin to listen to me? ”These questions do not go out of their heads. Continue reading

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