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 to communicate even with close relatives. Sometimes you are simply drawn into a conflict and provoked so that you lose self-control.
If this happens in communication with acquaintances, colleagues or neighbors, you can ignore the situation, not paying attention to the opinions of people who cause you discomfort, or demand compliance with boundaries. But in the case of relatives it is not so simple. In dealing with them, you have to make sacrifices for the well-being of the family. In other words, your personal relationship with someone from your family can greatly affect the relationship in the family as a whole.
So, what to do if you find it difficult to find a common language with one of the relatives, but you are forced to communicate? Consider a few recommendations. Continue reading
Every year in the upbringing of children, new trends arise that attract the attention of parents all over the world.
Like trends in the fashion world, certain methods of education gain and lose popularity. Some of them are bad, some are good, some do not give the expected effect. But, nevertheless, they bring something new to the usual course of things.
1. Parent blogs
Today, the Internet has entered the life of almost every person. Not surprisingly, parents discuss parenting in blogs and forums.
Traditionally, discussions on blogs are conducted by young mothers, but recently fathers have been actively participating in them. Parent blogs today are an effective way to communicate and discuss parenting issues. 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