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Our habits that make children miserable

In the eyes of children, parents are higher beings. This imposes a great responsibility on them, because their task is to raise children kind, polite and comprehensively developed. An important role in this is played by the atmosphere in the family: it determines the quality of the relationship between all its members.

The family is a world of relationships, rules and traditions that people establish in order to get along together. Deliberately or unconsciously, many parents make mistakes in raising children. But over time, these errors develop into negative habits. They lead to the fact that children become weak and unsuccessful in life.

Careless words and actions of parents can harm children. But to convey this idea to the parents themselves is very difficult: often they do not notice obvious facts and refuse to admit their mistakes. Continue reading

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 However, parents still often use behaviors that, according to psychologists and educators, are outdated, inappropriate, or even dangerous for children.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

Young fathers on maternity leave: expert opinion

Young fathers on maternity leave: expert opinion
In modern society, it is believed that sitting at home with a child is an exclusively female occupation. Today, young fathers are rarely seen with a stroller in a park or at a child’s matinee in kindergarten. Mom often leads the child to kindergarten, to the library and to various activities of the child.

Many researchers and public figures around the world say that fathers do not take enough part in raising children, especially at an early age. And there are many reasons for this.

American scientists have conducted a series of studies, which identified several factors that can help fathers take an active part in caring for a small child.

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