Children's Distance - educate a free, purposeful person
Of course, it all started with the SCP and the DYNASTY project, but it was Svetlana Satina who inspired me and Tatyana Vandysheva about the Children's Distance. Under her leadership,…

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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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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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Parents taugh

What if the child does not hear me?

My middle son, Sasha, is 6 years old. He is a very smart and developed boy. He likes to spin around me, help, do something together. At the same time, it is very difficult for him to maintain order on his own. We have a list of morning and evening affairs, in which we mark completed tasks with asterisks. He appreciates these asterisks, he wants to get more of them, but does not make efforts to this.

He can easily do these things on his own, but he Continue reading

Training and education on examples and samples

Children copy adults with pleasure. By copying the behavior of adults, children master this world. Children like any physical activity, they like not only to run, but also to fall, they like to be offended and shy, they like to kiss and fight, they like to copy adults when they smile and when they swear. Children copy us when we smile at them: they copy our smile. Children copy us when we make a surprised smile – and we suddenly see the surprised eyes of our child. The child copies our hands and shoulders when Continue reading

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 seem to understand, follow the rules of behavior. But this is while they are under the attention of adults. They themselves often communicate by their own rules, without understanding each other. Because of these misunderstandings, grievances arise. Continue reading

Smart family rituals: what brings us together and strengthens our relationship
Contact between parents and children is a joy, convenience and a guarantee of preventing conflicts and misunderstandings. How to keep it from infancy for many years? Is it possible to…

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Interruption in communication with the child: a soothing timeout
Sometimes children do not obey us, and they have to be punished. A timeout is one of the humane options for punishment; in reality, it is interruption of contact with…

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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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Persuasion is a waste of time
Marina, my wife and I, go to the park, and there is a stall from the church where they sell all kinds of prayed buns, etc. The tea is good…

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