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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5 years: we play and make plans
Children at the age of five are actively growing up. The child stretches out like a young tree, with almost no recovery: everything goes into the development of the skeleton…

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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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Monthly Archives: March 2020

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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.

Watch how the children behave when they hit something painfully during the game. Do they cry? – Yes, if Continue reading

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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About the format, or What fate will we give our children?
Like any habits, good habits in children are developed through repetitions with positive reinforcement, and usually a period of 20 to 40 days is sufficient. However, situations are not uncommon…

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4 years: why time
The child is still physically active and already has a good enough control over his body: he runs perfectly, jumps, walks the curb, keeping his balance, hanging on the horizontal…

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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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I am able and love to cook
I am able and love to cook - one of the exercises of the Distance. What were my goals in this exercise? Reduce the amount of time and effort spent…

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