Reminder to parents: children are indeed less
Adults forget what it means to be small in the truest sense of the word. Reading to children books about Alice in Wonderland or Gulliver in the country of Lilliputians,…

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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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Conscious parenthood: from theory to practice
How to raise children so that they have a healthy body, mind and spirit? How to keep calm in situations when the child pisses you off? How to accept a…

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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 goes wrong with your child. You must make contact with yourself.

When the situation escalates, try to abstract from it and ask your intuition, your wise “I”: “What must be done to act wisely?” This is not easy to do, especially if the situation causes you strong emotions. But if you develop such a skill in yourself, it will become your habit.

It is worth saying that establishing contact with oneself is the basis for the formation of other important parenting skills, which will be discussed below. So, what needs to be done to act wisely in various family 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

What is Conscious Parenting?
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Work and baby: tips for single mothers
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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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