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…

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Parenting a girl
How to raise a girl? The question is important and not simple. In the upbringing of the girl there are two lines: the general line and the special line. The…

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Home schooling: pros and cons
From the editorial board of Psychologist Dear colleagues! Friends and parents! The issue of home schooling is an important and controversial one. He has many ardent supporters and as many…

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When Steve Jobs

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 chase in any way – the game is quite aggressive, but it helps. When a child forgets about his fears, he simply floats. And then he discovers that he is swimming, and if he does not have the benefit of supporting his fear, he realizes that his fear is not terrible, and he knows how to swim well. Continue reading

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

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 of his interviews with Steve Jobs, asked him if his children loved the iPad. “They do not use it. We limit the time that children spend at home on new technologies, ”he answered.

The journalist met the answer to his question in stunned silence. For some reason, it seemed to him that Jobs’s house was filled with giant touch
screens, and he distributed iPads to guests instead of sweets. But everything turned out to be even close wrong.In general, most Silicon Valley technology company executives and venture capitalists limit their children to the time they spend on screens – whether it’s computers, smartphones, or tablets. In the Jobs family, there was even a ban on the use of gadgets at night and on weekends. Other “gurus” from the Continue reading

How to raise a successful person
When we learned that Mom was publishing a book, we decided that it was for us, her children, to write a preface about how it feels when your mother is…

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Is it possible to raise children without resorting to punishment?
Is it possible to raise children without resorting to punishment? Of course, it is possible, but this path is difficult, requiring experience, strength and endurance. It is definitely impossible to…

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I'm not cruel, I take care of your son
A woman, 47 years old, married, lives with her husband. The main earner in the family is her. 2 years ago I bought an apartment in a mortgage, a year…

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Live with children or raise children?
Not all parents, influencing children, bring them up. To educate is to instill useful skills that transform a child into a person. To educate, you need to be in a…

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