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.…

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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 However, parents still often use behaviors that, according to psychologists and educators, are outdated, inappropriate,…

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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…

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20 things that all parents should know

1. You are a hero for your child. It really is. You overcome distances, fight dragons, fight difficulties for the sake of your children. And even if you do not always succeed, you do not cease to be.

2. All parents, without exception, are constantly faced with difficulties. You try to anticipate different situations. Sometimes you just want to not think about anything. Think of the good. Even when you have difficult times, remember – it will pass.

3. A sense of humor and the ability to find funny in everyday things will help you maintain sanity in the most difficult times. Whatever happens, use humor. Laughter is your lifeline. 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 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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Reasons to see the world through the eyes of a child
Do you remember how it is to be a child? Looking back, we recall childhood as the happiest time in our lives. Have you noticed how your children or their…

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20 things that all parents should know
1. You are a hero for your child. It really is. You overcome distances, fight dragons, fight difficulties for the sake of your children. And even if you do not…

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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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