If a child tests your strength ...
The most obedient children from time to time necessarily check whether parents can - do not obey? The main type of check is a test of the parents' resistance to…

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How to turn a teenager into a man
It was 1993. At that time I was renting a 2-room apartment in which we lived with my youngest son, Ilya, who was twelve years old. The eldest son studied…

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1 year: one year crisis
By this age, most children can walk independently. The first step is behind, and ahead are new skills and abilities, conquering new heights. The child is already learning to overcome…

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To the son of 19, sits on mum’s neck

This is a learning situation for students of the University of Practical Psychology. Imagine that a woman came to you as a consultant.

Alla, 40 years old. The husband died 6 years ago. One brings up her son Artem, who is now 19 years old. He works at two jobs, very tired. He pays his son for college and a rented apartment. The son is used to being provided by his mother, and he is not going to get a job to help financially. He says that he still won’t work in his specialty, he doesn’t like the specialty (his mother forced me to enter). He studies poorly, spends most of his time playing computer games. At the same time, there is not enough money all the time. Continue reading

“Men do not cry” as a pedagogical suggestion to children

Seldom cry boys whom parents taught in a difficult situation – to act. More often, those children who do not know what to do cry.

The boy fell, hit his knee hard and sits, rubs it. – “Poor thing, how painful it is for you, go I will regret you!” – Grandmother screamed, and the child burst into tears. When they regret, I want to cry and feel poor. Women love to take care of the little and the unhappy, love to regret, but the result of such a female education is a girl, not a boy.

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To the twelve son: education of responsibility

After returning from the Air Force 2013, my 12-year-old son often repeated: “Positive, constructive, responsible” … True, when I asked what he put into the concepts of “constructive” and “responsibility”, I could not say anything intelligible. I had to deal with explanations. He nodded …

Six months have passed. He is already thirteen. To my surprise, he sometimes began to ask me a question: “Why did you tell me this, for what purpose?”

A few months ago, he once again made an attempt to agree on a possible option to purchase a tablet. Despite the fact that I categorically stated that I would not get him this gadget, he did not lose hope and Continue reading

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3 years: a crisis of three years
The body changes its size and proportion, the child no longer looks like a chubby baby. Intensively develop large and fine motor skills, motor activity reaches a maximum. The rapid…

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"Men do not cry" as a pedagogical suggestion to children
Seldom cry boys whom parents taught in a difficult situation - to act. More often, those children who do not know what to do cry. The boy fell, hit his…

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1.5 years: know the world
Sufficient physical activity is very important for a one and a half year old child. He knows how to walk, many children know how to run, jump and squat. Now…

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Honey, nobody owes you anything
In 1966, investment analyst Harry Brown wrote a letter to his nine-year-old daughter for Christmas, which is still quoted. He explained to the girl that nothing in this world -…

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