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 plan a car trip with a small child
Olga, the mother of 11-month-old Artem, says: “Recently, my husband and I first took our child with us on a car trip. We often travel by car during vacations. Considering…

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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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Parent Relationships

When we hear the word “co-dependence”, first of all we imagine violence in the relationship between a young man and a girl. But the point is not always this. It’s hard to believe, but the strongest co-dependence is in the relationship between one of the parents and the child, and not between the guy and the girl. In the co-dependent relationship of parents and children, the line between protection and obsession, between normal and excessive involvement, is greatly blurred. It is very difficult to find co-dependence in the relationship between one of the parents and the child.

Consider several signs that will help determine co-dependence in the relationship between parents and children.

1. Co-dependent parents show victim thinking

We all face life’s difficulties, but the co-dependent parents believe that others (especially their children) are to blame. Often parents instill a sense of guilt in their children in order to get sympathy from the child for their negative experiences and, ultimately, to get the right behavior from him. Continue reading

Nine Good Parenting Skills
1. Be in touch with yourself to gain a broad perspective on things. This is one of the most important parenting skills that you need to apply every time something…

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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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Ten signs of “normal” parents
Let's face it: no one in this world is perfect. We are well aware that ideal parents do not exist, but many of us are trying to become them. But…

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How to combine work and family: tips for parents
Working full time, you can’t always keep a close relationship with your children and spouse. Many people have to choose between career and family life, but in the end, both…

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