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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 However, parents still often use behaviors that, according to psychologists and educators, are outdated, inappropriate, or even dangerous for children.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
How often do you say the phrase: “I can’t wait …”, “Rather …”? Do you wake up on Monday morning with the thought: “Hurry up Friday”? When you feel overworked, do you think, “I can’t wait for a vacation”?
Many of us have such thoughts from time to time. The same thing happens with young parents after giving birth. You can often hear from them: “I can’t wait until he starts to walk”, “I can’t wait until he starts eating solid food” or “Rather, he learned to do it on his own.”
The parenting process is so amazing and interesting that parents look forward to the next stage. On the other hand, certain stages in the development of a child can be quite difficult and debilitating, so that parents cannot wait for them to finish. In such cases, it is difficult to maintain patience and not to rush until the child outgrows a difficult period. But the next stage is sure to come. Continue reading
Parenting is at first glance a simple activity, but in fact it is extremely difficult. Young parents agree that all the tips and advice on raising children that they read in books can be ineffective at any time. And all these book rules have to be checked in practice.
Recently, in social networks, people very often share their life hacks – creative and non-obvious ways to solve various everyday problems. We will not lag behind the trends and share our life hacks regarding the upbringing and care of babies.
1. Get ready for morning treatments in the evening. You can avoid the morning bustle by preparing clothes for the baby, diapers and other necessary things in the evening. Continue reading