We do not raise children to prepare them for childhood – we prepare them for adulthood. We take certain actions to educate our children, and on this basis, children understand what kind of behavior is normal. They consolidate their habits and patterns of behavior that remain with them in adulthood.
Of course, we wish only the best for our children. We want them to live a happy life, be able to overcome all the difficulties of adulthood, or just better at school. More often than not, we just want them to succeed in life, and are looking for advice that could help them do this.
But best of all, we can help our children when we show them an example, rather than telling something. With the help of certain actions that you will perform in the presence of your child, you can educate him successful and well adapted to adulthood. Let your children see you and take an example from you. Continue reading
The time is coming when we are summing up the results of the outgoing year and give ourselves the promise to change something in life in the new year. In most families, New Year’s Eve is full of fuss and preparations for the holiday. In such a rhythm, often there is no time to think and take stock, therefore, decisions to change something in your life usually come on New Year’s Eve.
Many of us have made such promises to ourselves many times. But, to be honest, few did not only fulfill them, but even remembered them after a short time.
Children are also trying to make some decisions on New Year’s Eve, but their successes are as small as in adults. The problem is that such promises do not coincide with our life goals. Promises are just statements (albeit sincere) about the desire to make your life better, and not a specific plan of change. Continue reading