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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How to teach a kid discipline
Many parents experience problems in the process of introducing the child to the discipline. Especially often this problem is encountered by young parents raising their first child. The sooner you…

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How to raise children well adapted to life
We do not raise children to prepare them for childhood - we prepare them for adulthood. We take certain actions to educate our children, and on this basis, children understand…

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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

Parents in a smartphone: impact on children
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“You love my brother more than me”
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Parents in a smartphone: impact on children
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