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…

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…

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…

Continue reading →

My middle

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

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…

...

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…

...

Bravo my dear
“It’s not you who decides where we are going. Parents decide, ”the French are strict in raising their children. The authority of the elders is unshakable. The child is not…

...

How to teach children to respond to trouble in an adult way?
Unpleasant events also happen in children: they fell, lost, hurt, broke ... How important it is in such situations to timely translate the child’s behavior in a positive and constructive…

...