A child likes to command: how to solve a problem
It may be difficult for you to believe that your child wants you to go up the career ladder. Representatives of prestigious professions (lawyers, businessmen, company leaders, etc.) have one…

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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 But when we have to raise our own children, the advice of parents suddenly turns out to be outdated and…

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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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A simple way to improve your baby’s health and well-being

There is one small action, using which you can strengthen the emotional connection with your loved ones. It is a hug.

Hugs are a powerful form of recognition that the other person is important to you. This is not a friendly pat on the shoulder, but a strong and gentle hug in which you put your feelings. This is an indicator of emotional closeness between two people. Hugging another person, you kind of say to him: “I am with you.” And it is especially valuable in difficult times.

From a physiological point of view, hugs contribute to the release of oxytocin, the so-called “attachment hormone”. It promotes attachment and the strengthening of existing ties and relationships, including between the mother and the newborn. Hugs and other touches are probably an evolutionary mechanism that contributes to survival. Oxytocin is produced not only as a result of physical proximity with another person, but also as a result of other forms of emotional connection (for example, eye contact, a smile, and manifestations of attention). 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…

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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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A simple way to improve your baby’s health and well-being
There is one small action, using which you can strengthen the emotional connection with your loved ones. It is a hug. Hugs are a powerful form of recognition that the…

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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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