How not to make a child’s bad behavior worse
Anger and disobedience are normal reactions of a person when they feel threatened or fearful. This reaction is natural for both adults and children, regardless of whether the threat is…

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How to teach a child safety
When you voice safety rules to your child, you need to explain to them why this is important. You can achieve his submission by using the phrase: “Because I said…

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How can parents get closer to their child?
There is a big difference between helping a child and doing something for him. Parents often believe that if they solve his problems for the child, he will love them…

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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

Actions that prove love to a child
Every child needs love, attention and time that parents will spend with him. You must help your children feel safe and strengthen their self-confidence. So you will make a great…

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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…

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The magic word in parenting
There is one magic word that helps parents cope with situations when a child experiences complex emotions. You probably thought of such words as “love”, “caring”, etc., but this is…

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Phrases that children should not say
From time to time, parents tell their children inappropriate and even harmful phrases. And, no matter how rude this may sound, by doing so they commit great stupidity. Sooner or…

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