How to help a child who is very worried
Emotions rule our lives. However, in order to take them under control, it is necessary to learn to recognize them. For example, if you learn to trust strange bodily sensations,…

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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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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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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

The main thing in raising a child is love
Parents around the world argue about how to raise their children and what methods to use. But is it really important? Are some parenting methods better than others? A group…

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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…

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How to stay informed about child affairs: tips for parents
As children grow up, parents become more and more interested in what they do and where they go. However, children, growing up, are becoming more and more secretive. Sometimes it’s…

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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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