How to behave with competing parents
Striving to survive in a world full of competition, some parents want their children to succeed in all areas of life and be better than their peers in everything. Surely…

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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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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 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

8 new trends that will change the lives of parents

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

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

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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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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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…

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Young fathers on maternity leave: expert opinion
Young fathers on maternity leave: expert opinion In modern society, it is believed that sitting at home with a child is an exclusively female occupation. Today, young fathers are rarely…

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