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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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…

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Fear-Based Parental Mistakes
Parents forbade something to many of us in childhood. Sometimes we heard the word “no” too often. But years later, when we have our own children, we begin to understand…

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Second Child Syndrome: Causes and Consequences

According to the famous Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler, certain character traits of a child depend on whether he was the first-born or second child in the family. Middle children may be susceptible to second child syndrome. Let us consider in more detail why this is happening.

When the first child appears in the family, everything seems new and unique to the parents. They admire every new achievement of the child, every day of his life brings them unforgettable memories. When a second child is born, this experience is not new for parents. When your child takes the first step, you have already seen it. However, for him this experience is new. But due to the fact that you have already seen these achievements, you do not appreciate them at their true worth, and therefore a child may consider himself unworthy. He may also feel offended by his older brother or sister, which may lead to rivalry between them.

Another cause of second child syndrome may be the age difference between the children. Sometimes parents do not cope with two children at once (for example, in situations where you need to send the eldest child to school and feed the youngest at the same time). It is difficult for parents to do several things at once, so they can not devote enough time to the youngest child, even with a great desire. Continue reading

What a two year old baby really understands
Svetlana, the mother of two-year-old Julia, says: “When my little daughter was ill with digestive disorders, I worked remotely. Usually, when a daughter is ill, she does not become less…

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Things Children Need for Well-Being
Children need the most basic things from their parents, such as time and affection. This contributes to their development. Your child grows up the way you raised him. Consider what…

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Preparing your child for a brother or sister
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How to develop self-esteem and self-confidence in children
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