Tips on how to improve the quality of life in the new year
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…

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The difference between discipline and child abuse
Parents can and should teach their child discipline. The task of parents is to voice their expectations of the child’s behavior, explain to him the rules, norms and moral values.…

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Rivalry between children in single-parent families
Combined families have become commonplace today, and many parents are quite normal about this. But such families greatly affect the psyche of children falling into them. Often, attempts to combine…

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affection for your spouse

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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 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

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 form a personal opinion for a teenager

During the puberty period, not only physical changes occur with the child. At this age, the child’s thinking skills do not just develop – this development occurs at a rapid pace. Perhaps your child has shown abilities for abstract thinking before, but they are fully disclosed only in adolescence.

Now he can critically reflect on concepts such as justice and equality, and also look at things from the perspective of another person. These changes in the thinking of adolescents allow them to better understand social trends and form their own opinions.

This development of cognitive abilities allows the teenager to find answers to many deep questions. A few years ago, these questions did not make sense to him, but now they help him to turn from a child into an independent adult: “Who am I? What do I believe in? What do I want to become and what needs to be done for this? ”

Inquisitiveness of the mind is one of the benefits that a child gains as a teenager. He wants to learn more at school and beyond. You may wonder how teenagers who are considered unmotivated at school are interested in what is happening in the world. Continue reading

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