“You love my brother more than me”
Anna, the mother of two children, says: “Every day after work, I go to the store to buy groceries and necessary things. At home, I begin to spread my purchases.…

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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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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 establish open communication with children at home

In families where open communication is practiced, each member feels that he is loved and respected in the family circle. Open communication also helps to deal with emerging conflicts. This kind of communication is based on listening, empathy, support and joint problem solving.

Make communication with children your priority. Open and comfortable communication develops a child’s confidence, self-esteem, willingness to cooperate, as well as a healthy and warm relationship between you. Take the time and effort to develop your relationships and communication skills while talking with children as much as possible. Continue reading

Is it permissible for parents to spank a child?

Many of us may recall how our parents spanked us in disobedience as a child. Statistics show that more than 300 million children worldwide are punished. Usually, children are spanked easily so as not to cause physical pain, but only affect their behavior. This form of punishment has been common for decades and even centuries. It was believed that spanking could even be useful because it helps to alter a child’s bad behavior.

However, over the past decades, attitudes towards punishments of this kind have changed. In the late 90s of the twentieth century, scientists first stated that spanking children is unacceptable. They hold this opinion today. Continue reading

Family connection: a positive atmosphere in the family

One of the main components of a happy family is the relationship between all its members: the ability to communicate, support and maintain relationships between parents and children.

Each family member wants to be understood, loved and paid attention to. If this happens, a strong emotional connection arises between family members.

Unfortunately, modern society does not always contribute to maintaining family ties.

Today we have so many modern technologies, but at the same time we are talking less and less to each other live. The high rhythm of modern life leads to the fact that we devote less time to our family. 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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Household responsibilities that the child will cope with
One of the tasks of parents is to teach the child responsibility and to accustom him to perform household duties. This skill is very important for the development of the…

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How to teach a kid discipline
Many parents experience problems in the process of introducing the child to the discipline. Especially often this problem is encountered by young parents raising their first child. The sooner you…

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Parenting: Tips That Don't Work
In childhood, we are sure that we are educated correctly. But when we have to raise our own children, the advice of parents suddenly turns out to be outdated and…

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