How a businessman created the "Farmers School" for orphans
Vyacheslav Gorelov, a large father and teacher, created the "Farmers School" for orphans. “Why do I want to start with statistics? The numbers are scary, just scary. Just think -…

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What was able to 10-year-old girl 100 years ago in Russia?
Girls were very early accustomed to hard work, even earlier than boys. So, from 5-6 years old they should already have been able to spin, help around the house and…

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Punishment warning: consider "One! Two! Three!"
When a child behaves badly, there is no task to punish him: there is a task to stop his problematic behavior (and in a good way, to attract him to…

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What to do so that parental exactingness does not cause a child to protest?

The fact that parental exactingness is necessary, reasonable people understand, but many have a justifiable fear: Will the exactingness of parents cause a negative result in the long term? There are reasons for concern: there are frequent cases when children, having escaped from parental care and pressure, start off “in all serious ways.” At first glance, this seems logical: demanding is pressure, pressure causes protest. And when the children go on an independent life, they begin to catch up with Continue reading

How to prepare for parenthood

– You sometimes publicly say that now you have enough skill to evaluate a person even from a photograph. Can you just look at a person’s photo portrait to understand what his childhood was like?

– What’s the difference? It is important what the person is now. To know the past is what task? A study by David Myers, set out in his textbook of social psychology, showed that the events of early childhood have practically no effect on a person’s Continue reading

What could a 14-year-old boy 100 years ago in Russia?


In peasant families in Russia, children were very early accustomed to responsibility and systematic work: this was both the main issue of upbringing and the key to survival. Moreover, the views of our ancestors on this process would hardly please modern teens.
Most importantly, the approach to their heirs in the public was not just strict, but very strict. First, no Continue reading

Breaking up a relationship as a way to overcome a conflict with a child
Then and just then - a “two-step technique” from the yard of my childhood. - The situation is at an impasse! - you acknowledge and declare. - I did this…

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Spartan education
When there is a conversation about education, the famous catch phrase “Spartan education” is involuntarily recalled. What events is associated with this definition? Who needs Spartan education, and is it…

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Personality is built through body drawing.
I respect everyone involved in sports, because I know how tightly connected the body and personality. The personality is built primarily through the drawing of the body, through the structure…

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Fear of water, or How to not be afraid to swim
It is easiest for children to learn to swim when they play catch-up next to each other. Catching up on the water, when you need to swim away from the…

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