Eight lessons of magic from wise mothers
From childhood, we were fascinated by fairy tales about distant lands, airplane carpets, magic spells and fairy godmothers. Many of us secretly dreamed of a magic wand, with which we…

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How to help your child survive parental divorce
According to psychologists, more than 1 million children suffer from parental divorces every year. When parents get divorced, much in the lives of children changes, so such events can adversely…

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Relatives in raising children: “for” and “against”
When a child appears in a family, it becomes a source of happiness for everyone. However, for working parents, caring for a small child can be too tiring. There are…

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The art of enjoying the moment

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

Holidays with a small child: advantages and disadvantages

Are you planning a vacation with your family? If you have a small child, you should not expect that your vacation will be like an ordinary vacation together and that it will take place according to your plan. As soon as the child begins to walk, do not expect him to sleep or be in one place all day.

However, all of the above does not mean that your vacation with your child can not be pleasant. Take into account some features of such a holiday – and you will enjoy it.

1. Some of you will definitely be unhappy. In most cases, the child remains unhappy, but sometimes it can be you or your spouse. The key to overcoming this problem is your emotional flexibility. It may be difficult for a small child to understand that you have come to rest, and he may require full attention to himself. Make small concessions for the child, let him a little more than usual. Continue reading

How to travel by plane with a child
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Hyperopeca dooms the child to life failures
More and more studies confirm that children who are overly tutelized by their parents tend to avoid risk, have difficulty making decisions and are unable to succeed in life. They…

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Reminder to parents: children are indeed less
Adults forget what it means to be small in the truest sense of the word. Reading to children books about Alice in Wonderland or Gulliver in the country of Lilliputians,…

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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…

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