Parents in a smartphone: impact on children
Recently, we often hear that digital technology is breaking down bonds between people and contributing to social isolation. Ironically, social networks allow us to virtually communicate with people almost around…

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How to deal with an uncontrolled child
There are many ways to control a child, and as parents, you probably know that well. Surely you have the rules and consequences that you set for the child. But…

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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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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 may ask: “How would you feel if you would do the same?” They ask similar questions in this form, and not, for example: “How do you think he felt in this situation? ”because they know that a child at this age cannot yet understand someone else’s point of view. It is easier for him to understand his feelings than the feelings of another person. Nevertheless, the ability to accept someone else’s point of view is an important skill necessary for the social development of the child.

The best way to help your child develop this skill is to often talk about the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of the people that the child faces in everyday life, as well as the characters in the books you read together and the movies you watch with him. Reading books creates great opportunities for discussing the feelings of characters, because in children’s books, interactions between people and their feelings very often come to the fore. Life is not like a television show, so the topic of feelings is rarely addressed in everyday conversations with a child. Discussing books in this regard gives parents and children much more opportunities. Continue reading

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