Good relationship with daughter: advice to fathers
Even if you can never see the world through the eyes of your daughter, this does not mean that you cannot establish a strong relationship with her. If you want…

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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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Five Ways to Be Happier Right Now
Do you have a list of things you would like to change? For instance: Your life (Would you like to have more free time? Earn more money? Would you like…

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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

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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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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Our habits that make children miserable
In the eyes of children, parents are higher beings. This imposes a great responsibility on them, because their task is to raise children kind, polite and comprehensively developed. An important…

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Children watch adults and learn
Elena, the mother of 10-year-old Katya, says: “Recently, her friend came to visit my daughter. We chatted a bit. After a couple of days, my daughter reported that a friend…

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