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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If the child does not obey the rules
Today, child psychologists disagree on how to properly educate children, how to apply the principles of positive discipline, which rules are suitable for different age groups of children, etc. You…

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The role of moral education in the development of children
Moral education is very important for the full development of the child. Teaching a child moral principles is an extremely important task for parents. The development of morality in a…

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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 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 a different word. It is usually not paid attention to, because it refers to auxiliary words. But, note, has great power in raising children.

This is the word “and.” His power becomes visible when you replace him with the word “but.” The word “but” denies any point of view, and the word “and” adds certain nuances to it.

Consider how building phrases that you pronounce to your child can change their meaning. Continue reading

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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How to teach a child discipline
Children usually resist parental attempts to discipline them. However, discipline is extremely important to ensure that the family has a calm atmosphere. The problem is that many parents believe that…

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5 things you should not do when raising children
Parenting seems to be a simple occupation only at first glance. In fact, this is a difficult task, because the upbringing process lasts from the first days of a child’s…

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