The ban on gadgets. How are you doing?
When Steve Jobs was still alive and led Apple, he forbade his children to work too long for the iPad. Why? The New York Times journalist Nick Bilton, during one…

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Preschoolers: Developing Independence
I began to accustom my daughter to independent actions quite early. From primitive cooking yourself breakfast or dinner. If she said that she wanted to eat, then sometimes I answered…

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Rules of communication, or a waterfall of kindness
It often happens that we, adults, talk about good deeds, teach children to communicate with each other correctly. At the same time, children are well introduced into the conversation, they…

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One way or another

Japanese school

The period of “permissiveness” in a baby lasts only up to 5 years. Until this age, the Japanese treat a child “like a king”, from 5 to 15 years old “like a slave,” and after 15 they treat “like an equal.” It is believed that a fifteen-year-old teenager is already an adult who clearly knows his duties and impeccably obeys the rules. How is this achieved?

This is done primarily with the help of the Japanese school. Having become a schoolboy, a former kid Continue reading

Educational activities for kids: successful experience

Here are the daily activities that I developed for my daughter Katya when she was about two years old. The classes turned out to be fascinating both for Katya and for me, I repeated and developed them, as a result, with some adjustments and options, I used these exercises for several years.

Why do you need this? Something may be useful to you in the finished form, something will help you come up with your own. If you have your good Continue reading

Let mom out of the shower

You will not like this article.
You will say that here the father is a tyrant and despot, and the girl is an unhappy victim, forced to endure the tyranny of adults. In the comments to the article, accusations are made that in such a family a girl will necessarily get neurosis, disruption, depression and grow up limp, not used to defending her rights. However, since I have the opportunity to observe this family and I definitely like the parents in this family, I inform you: now, six years after this incident, the girl Tanya has exemplary mental health. Satisfied with himself and his life, successful in all respects, a leader by nature, able to defend his borders perfectly if necessary, and at the same time a very friendly person … – we all would like suchchildren. Accordingly, your concerns that such a style of upbringing will create any problems and neuroses – these concerns turned out to be completely groundless.
Total: do not rush to swear. Thinking is better than swearing.
But what is the story? What is all the excitement about? So…
Dad, walking past the soul, heard the displeased daughter: “Well, mom !!!” (Tanya is 15 years old). He opened Continue reading

I don’t want to punish. What could be instead of punishment?
Normal parents do not like to punish their own children. Somehow stupid: I dreamed about children, I wanted to love, but here I just do what I swear and punish.…

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When a child lies to you
There are children who are inclined to lie, and there are children who are not inclined to lie. It seems that in many ways they are born like this: it…

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The child does not want to get up in the morning
Women practice only persuasion and, to the last, avoid formulating a clear and precise requirement. Even if she dictate the text of the demand, only unhappy eyes can be seen…

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How to plan your day for a preschooler?
When the child is still small, we parents plan everything for him. We set tasks for him, suggest the steps to be taken, give instructions on how to do it…

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