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…

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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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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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Preparing your child for a brother or sister

A second pregnancy for young mothers can be as exciting and exciting as the first. You have probably already learned how to cope well with some things: changing diapers, feeding a baby, reassuring him when he cries, as well as caring for him when he is sick. However, now you will face new challenges, for example, to prepare the child for the appearance of a brother or sister. The first few months after the birth of the baby can turn out to be very difficult, because now you need to take care of two children at once. First of all, you take care of the newborn, but do not forget that the older child has its own needs and anxieties. When you first tell your child that he will soon have a brother or sister, you may encounter a lot of emotions – from joy to complete hostility. It’s funny, but in some cases, the child may not show any emotional reaction at all. But even in this case, do not worry. Children love the established order of things, and the advent of a new child brings changes to their normal lives. Adults also need time to get used to something new. It is not surprising that young children do not immediately get used to changes in the family.

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How to fix a child’s bad habits
Many of us do not like to admit to ourselves that we have bad habits: biting our nails, picking our nose, cracking our fingers, etc. Most likely, our bad habits…

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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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What parents should not tell their daughter
It is extremely important for a little girl what her parents think and say about her. Parents for a girl are the whole world, and therefore, if they say something…

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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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