Ten signs of “normal” parents
Let's face it: no one in this world is perfect. We are well aware that ideal parents do not exist, but many of us are trying to become them. But…

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How to travel by plane with a child
Many parents are afraid to take their child on trips if they have to fly. On a plane, a child may get sick, he may behave badly (especially if he…

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How to maintain a physical and emotional connection with children
American scientists say they can predict which couples will eventually divorce and which ones will be able to maintain happy family relationships. The point is the ratio of positive and…

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Communication of foster parents with a child

It can be difficult for foster parents to have a good relationship with the child, but doing so is extremely important. The child is uncomfortable with the new environment, unusual for him, therefore it is difficult for him and his new parents at first to be open with each other. In other words, the relationship between the adoptive parents and the child begins with a feeling of discomfort. These relationships can become close and warm over time, but this is not easy to achieve.

Children experience heavy emotions when adoptive parents appear in their lives, so it may take them a while to get used to them.

Usually, parents know that they have a difficult relationship with the child, so they get used to the changes before the child. Parents prepare for this relationship before the child appears in the family. We can say that relations are developing even before its appearance. Continue reading

What is Conscious Parenting?

Each generation of parents has its own popular trends in parenting. Recently, around the world, the ideas of conscious parenting are gaining popularity. To comprehend their essence, you must first understand what awareness is.

What is mindfulness

In a world full of distractions, such as computers and mobile phones, it is very difficult to remain conscious. In everyday life, real chaos occurs in people’s thoughts. You can talk with the boss, but at the same time think about what to cook for dinner or what purchases to make on the way home. Many people are simply not able to focus on anything for more than a few minutes. Even trying to organize our work in such a way as to do things one by one, we mentally worry about what happened before or think about what we will do in the future. Continue reading

How to communicate with “difficult” family members

In dealing with relatives it is very difficult to establish personal boundaries and defend them, because you are bound by family ties. From time to time it is not easy to communicate even with close relatives. Sometimes you are simply drawn into a conflict and provoked so that you lose self-control.

If this happens in communication with acquaintances, colleagues or neighbors, you can ignore the situation, not paying attention to the opinions of people who cause you discomfort, or demand compliance with boundaries. But in the case of relatives it is not so simple. In dealing with them, you have to make sacrifices for the well-being of the family. In other words, your personal relationship with someone from your family can greatly affect the relationship in the family as a whole.

So, what to do if you find it difficult to find a common language with one of the relatives, but you are forced to communicate? Consider a few recommendations. Continue reading

How to behave with competing parents
Striving to survive in a world full of competition, some parents want their children to succeed in all areas of life and be better than their peers in everything. Surely…

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Communication of foster parents with a child
It can be difficult for foster parents to have a good relationship with the child, but doing so is extremely important. The child is uncomfortable with the new environment, unusual…

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Children watch adults and learn
Elena, the mother of 10-year-old Katya, says: “Recently, her friend came to visit my daughter. We chatted a bit. After a couple of days, my daughter reported that a friend…

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How to maintain a physical and emotional connection with children
American scientists say they can predict which couples will eventually divorce and which ones will be able to maintain happy family relationships. The point is the ratio of positive and…

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