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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4 things parents should stop doing
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 However, parents still often use behaviors that, according to psychologists and educators, are outdated, inappropriate,…

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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…

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Parent to himself: healing childhood injuries

Today, we too often hear about cases of domestic violence, whose victims are often children. This reminds me that even if we did not have reliable and loving parents, if they did not educate us properly, we must learn how to educate ourselves in order to survive in this world.

And this applies to everyone – not only adults, but also children.

Of course, cases of domestic violence against children are unfair. But the therapist should not look at the situation from such a position. After all, this means recognizing the victim in the child, which will not help him cope with the problem. Pity does not help him move forward. Continue reading

How to become peaceful and calm parents

Anger and frustration are emotions that everyone experiences, but this does not mean that all people necessarily become their hostages. The responsibility of adults to themselves and their families is not to allow negative emotions to prevail.

Let’s face it. Parenting is hard work. Sometimes you can’t leave a child unattended for a couple of minutes, for example, to take a shower. But even if your situation is not so, you still often feel frustrated. For example, you lose your temper by observing how a child, despite your many requests, does not turn off the light when leaving the room. Continue reading

How children help us grow older

We often wonder how to educate children so that they maximize their potential. But much less often, we ask ourselves the question of how our children help us grow up. In the end, even having matured, we are still growing and developing!

Let’s face it: our children can evoke emotions in us that we did not even suspect until we became parents. We may encounter a child’s hysteria; see how he perceives all our requests with hostility or does not want to take responsibility for the situations that happen to him. It is in such cases that we see ourselves in our children. And, if we can treat ourselves with compassion, then we can relate to the child from the perspective of an adult and help him cope with certain situations. Continue reading

Quality time with family and work
Even if you are busy at work during the day, spending quality time with your family is easier than it seems at first glance. Simple but meaningful things (such as…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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