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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“Foal” and “Tighten”
I watched the picture: a boy of about 7-8 jumps into the pool on the heads of the passing ladies. Mom sits nearby and is very happy about this behavior…

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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 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 – today in Russia there are about 950 thousand orphans. Every year about 100-130 thousand of these guys appear in our country. ”

Every year, 15 thousand graduates leave the walls of orphanages. And after graduation only 10% of them join the society. No more than 7% go to universities, 70% go to vocational schools, and 20% never study at all. 85 thousand orphans do not have fixed housing. The numbers are shocking, and the Continue reading

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

Raising a boy

Boys and girls are different initially. Since childhood, girls prefer to play with dolls, outfits and relationships, boys are more interested in cars, construct something and fight. You can, of course, raise a girl from a boy, but – why? Probably a man should be raised from a boy. A real man. But what is needed for this? How to do this, given that today there are a lot of like men, weak-willed, irresponsible and indecisive, ready to throw all the Continue reading

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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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,…

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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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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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