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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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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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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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

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 found me sweet and calm and would like my daughter to grow up the same. I was surprised, because we talked with my daughter’s girlfriend for only a few minutes. I only showed hospitality, but my daughter’s friend thought it was something unusual.

Another friend, Katie, once said: “My father does not respect women.” I was stunned and asked why she thinks so. It turned out that she witnessed a situation where her parents argued about politics, and her father told her mother: “Shut up.” “The girl was not at all interested in politics, but before that she had never seen her father being rude to her mother.” Continue reading

Eight secrets of a long and happy life

What unites the happiest people on Earth? Recently, a study was conducted in which scientists analyzed common signs of people who are satisfied with their lives and consider themselves happy. Let us consider these features in more detail.

1. Relations

Are you surprised? In the first place on our list is not success and material wealth, not high intelligence and even not beloved highly paid work.

Numerous studies have shown that it is strong relationships with a partner and social connections that make people happy. And this rule applies throughout life. Continue reading

How to help your child survive parental divorce
According to psychologists, more than 1 million children suffer from parental divorces every year. When parents get divorced, much in the lives of children changes, so such events can adversely…

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Why do children behave differently with mom and dad
Elena, the mother of a three-year-old child, says: “On Saturday I returned from my parents and asked my husband, who was staying at home with his daughter, how the day…

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Why do children behave differently with mom and dad
Elena, the mother of a three-year-old child, says: “On Saturday I returned from my parents and asked my husband, who was staying at home with his daughter, how the day…

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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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