6 years: readiness for school
By the age of six, boys begin to grow actively. For girls, this process begins much later - at nine to eleven years old, so at the age of six…

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Sexual relations in primary school age
One of the features of the behavior of boys and girls of primary school age is the formation of groups that are homogeneous by sex (homogenization), the relationship between which…

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FAMILY INFLUENCE
Today, raising a teenager is very difficult. After all, most of the time they are influenced by other people: school teachers, peers, neighbors, TV presenters of entertainment programs. This is…

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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

Features of the emotional sphere of boys and girls

A survey of educators and teachers regarding the individual characteristics of children’s behavioral characteristics makes it possible to consider that usually boys are more excitable, irritable, restless, impatient, restrained, intolerant, unsure of themselves and even more aggressive than girls. Apparently, in most cases this is true. However, it must be borne in mind that our vision of a child does not always objectively reflect what it really is.

We compared the characteristics given to the same child by parents (almost exclusively mothers, not fathers) and educators (also women). To our surprise, the discrepancies were very significant and different for boys and girls.

So, parents often consider boys to be unemotional when caregivers note their increased emotionality. At Continue reading

About the princess, a magic flower and a clue from the Cosmos

Once upon a time there was a princess. Real, fabulous. And as beautiful as they are written about in books. That is, blonde, with a wasp waist and large blue eyes. In the kingdom where she lived, everyone was just talking about her beauty. Only the princess was forever unhappy. Either the throne was set hard, then the chocolate is too bitter. And she grumbled around the clock.
Once she heard from a boy running after her carriage, unusual loud words. And there was such anger in them and some strange power that the princess realized if these words were used in the kingdom, then everyone would be scared of her and would love her even more. So she began to do. What’s wrong with her, she immediately shouts: “You are a freak, beastless cattle,” and the servants immediately part, and the priest asks if she will say anything special. It hurts too angry because. The princess realized that there was great power in evil words and began to use them left and right to strengthen her power …

But once this happened. The blonde princess went, grumbling and scolding everyone, as always, into her favorite garden. Here she could be alone and admire the swans floating in the pond. Passing the familiar road, she suddenly Continue reading

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CHANGE ROLE
Now quite often what is called a role change occurs when parents expect the child to fill their emotional vacuum, lack of sincere cordial communication. Although this can happen in…

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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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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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Home schooling: pros and cons
In my time, all first graders were still “automatically” credited in October, and then they began to appeal to their “October conscience”, etc. Towards the end of the first grade,…

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