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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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 plan a car trip with a small child
Olga, the mother of 11-month-old Artem, says: “Recently, my husband and I first took our child with us on a car trip. We often travel by car during vacations. Considering…

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Reasons to see the world through the eyes of a child

Do you remember how it is to be a child? Looking back, we recall childhood as the happiest time in our lives. Have you noticed how your children or their friends interact with the outside world? This is an amazing sight, but you should not be just an observer. You can look at the world through the eyes of a child, and then your daily life will become brighter. Consider 9 reasons to do this.

Reason number 1. The sense of novelty

Children are fascinated by the world around them because they are unfamiliar to them. They do not care what the world has prepared for them. Are you happy to wake up in the morning or are you terrified of daily trips to work, meetings with colleagues and the need to shop at the store? This is unfamiliar to children. Every day they live a new life, so the world around them seems delightful and full of opportunities. Instead of being afraid of your daily routine, clear your mind and pretend you don’t know what will happen tomorrow. Start a new day with a clean slate. Anything can happen!

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Nine Good Parenting Skills

1. Be in touch with yourself to gain a broad perspective on things.

This is one of the most important parenting skills that you need to apply every time something goes wrong with your child. You must make contact with yourself.

When the situation escalates, try to abstract from it and ask your intuition, your wise “I”: “What must be done to act wisely?” This is not easy to do, especially if the situation causes you strong emotions. But if you develop such a skill in yourself, it will become your habit.

It is worth saying that establishing contact with oneself is the basis for the formation of other important parenting skills, which will be discussed below. So, what needs to be done to act wisely in various family situations? Continue reading

20 things that all parents should know

1. You are a hero for your child. It really is. You overcome distances, fight dragons, fight difficulties for the sake of your children. And even if you do not always succeed, you do not cease to be.

2. All parents, without exception, are constantly faced with difficulties. You try to anticipate different situations. Sometimes you just want to not think about anything. Think of the good. Even when you have difficult times, remember – it will pass.

3. A sense of humor and the ability to find funny in everyday things will help you maintain sanity in the most difficult times. Whatever happens, use humor. Laughter is your lifeline. Continue reading

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