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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Communication of foster parents with a child
It can be difficult for foster parents to have a good relationship with the child, but doing so is extremely important. The child is uncomfortable with the new environment, unusual…

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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

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 why not focus on normal education?First, answer some questions:

1. Do you want to do everything possible for your child?

2. Do you understand what kind of parenting skills you need to develop? Do you develop them?

3. Do you forgive yourself for your mistakes? Do you try not to allow them anymore?

If you answered affirmatively to these questions, then you are good enough, normal parents. And this is much better than trying to be perfect. Continue reading

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. Other symptoms may include irritability, emotional detachment from the family, depression, lack of motivation, etc. If you have any of these symptoms, you may be stressed.

You are not alone. Many parents experience the same thing as you: parents who combine work and parenting; single mothers; parents of children with special needs, etc. Emotional burnout of parents is becoming more common. Modern parents suffer from it more often than parents of previous generations, because the myth of the “ideal parent” crushes the modern parents. 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…

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Hyperopeca dooms the child to life failures
More and more studies confirm that children who are overly tutelized by their parents tend to avoid risk, have difficulty making decisions and are unable to succeed in life. They…

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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 to communicate with annoying parents
Without a doubt, you love your parents. But sometimes you may notice that they become too annoying in their desire to control your every action. Consider several ways to cope…

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