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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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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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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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

How to become peaceful and calm parents
Anger and frustration are emotions that everyone experiences, but this does not mean that all people necessarily become their hostages. The responsibility of adults to themselves and their families is…

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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 spend quality time with children
If you work, it is probably difficult for you to combine work with household chores and parenting. It may seem to you that neither there nor there you are doing…

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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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