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4 things parents should stop doing

The methods of education differ not only in different cultures, but also in different families. However, parents still often use behaviors that, according to psychologists and educators, are outdated, inappropriate, or even dangerous for children. Consider a few habits that parents should discard.

1. Not enough time to sleep

Very often, parents in the daily routine of the child do not allocate enough time to sleep. There can be various reasons for this: parents may not attach much importance to the child’s sleep or overload him with various activities. One way or another, children do not get the necessary rest. Reducing sleep time, contrary to parental stereotypes, does not discipline the child and does not make him more flexible. Lack of sleep negatively affects the behavior of the child, suppresses mental functions and over time can lead to overweight. Experts recommend sleeping 8.5 hours a day for teens and 11-12 hours for children from 5 to 12 years. This means that if a 15-year-old needs to wake up at 7 a.m. to go to school, he should go to bed no later than 10.30 p.m., and a 10-year-old child – at 8 p.m. Continue reading

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