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…

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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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What should parents not do with teens?
The life of a teenager is similar to a roller coaster: new life events lead either to emotional descents, or to ascents. If, when raising a teenager, the parents are…

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other forms of punishment

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

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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How to effectively teach your child discipline
Discipline is one of the most important, but at the same time one of the most incomprehensible words for parents. All parents are united in the fact that children need…

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Fear-Based Parental Mistakes
Parents forbade something to many of us in childhood. Sometimes we heard the word “no” too often. But years later, when we have our own children, we begin to understand…

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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,…

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