The desire to make children happy
Recently, my friend was courting a garden near his house. His wife noticed that there were too many stones in the soil, and suggested: “Let's remove the stones from the…

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Five Ways to Make Parents' Life Easier
Do you feel tired and depressed even before you have a morning cup of coffee? This is just one of the signs of burnout that many parents are exposed to.…

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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 negative interaction between spouses: in successful couples it is 5: 1. Scientists believe that this ratio is the key to prosperity in all respects, including between parents and children.

Life with all its conflicts and disagreements weakens the connection between loved ones. Parents must reestablish this connection with their children to counter such circumstances. While the children are separated from their parents, they are guided by the opinions of peers, teachers, opinions taken from the Internet, etc.

We interact with children physically, but it is equally important to maintain an emotional connection with them. It is almost impossible to effectively raise a child without establishing this type of connection with him. Therefore, it is better to think about how to prevent the problem of lack of emotional connection, until it arose. How to do it? Let’s try to figure it out. Continue reading

30 simple things that mean a lot to a child

For adults, these activities may seem commonplace, but in the life of children they are of great importance. Consider a few activities that will surely make your child smile.

1. Make a pasta necklace with your child. If the child wants to give it to you, put it on and wear it at home.

2. Create a motto with your child (for example: “Never give up!”, “We can, we will do it!”, “We will succeed!”). Hang it on the refrigerator door. Each time a child feels discouraged, repeat this motto with him.

3. If you have several children, go for a walk with each of them separately. Take time in person for each child.

4. Put the note and small chocolate bar in the child’s school bag with breakfast. Continue reading

How to answer uncomfortable child questions

Difficulties in education include, among other things, the fact that parents have to answer many questions of the child, often difficult or awkward. However, it is better for you to do this before the child himself finds the answers on the Internet.

Few of the parents have ready-made answers to all the questions of the child. It should also be remembered that the children are very persistent and will persecute you until they receive an answer that satisfies them.

Consider the most common questions that parents may be confused, and try to find answers to them.

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