How to develop scientific thinking in babies
Once a mathematician (not a teacher, but a real scientist!) Began to conduct a home math circle. With children 3-5 years old, he did not cram the multiplication table and…

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Why and how to play role-playing games with children 3-7 years old
Preschoolers must always play role-playing and plot-role-playing games (the difference between these two concepts is well written here). A role-playing game is like a “recipe”, not only for teaching writing,…

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Instruction for the man (man)
Based on the basic, highly spiritual, we know that women expect from men - love, and men expect from women - RESPECT Oh, if people were issued instructions for use!…

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distinguish himself

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 is absolutely easy and natural for one child to lie, he is lying like he breathes, and it is strange for him that you need to limit yourself to some truth in choosing words that will benefit him. And another child is just as painful to lie as breaking himself, he has an innate sense of truth, it is difficult for him to lie and he believes others because he does not understand how to tell lies. On the other hand, the role of adults is very important: even some children with the character of honest angels begin to lie next to some parents, and stops lying next to others, because lying next to them is both impossible and stupid and inappropriate. Continue reading

The baby cries: is it always necessary to twitch it?

In the beginning – briefly.

What is the most important thing for mom? – Do not worry, get enough sleep and be calm.
Do I need to be attentive to the crying baby? – Yes, of course.
Do parents need to be afraid that the baby is crying? – No, it’s not scary.
Do you believe crying baby? – Yes, babies do not cry in vain.
Do you always need to respond to a baby crying? – Not at all. Yes, he may want something, but his parents may have other plans.
Is it necessary to wean a baby from night crying? – Yes, gradually.
What else do you need to take care of? – About not to accustom the baby to crying.
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How to raise a successful person (E. Wojdicki)

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 “Madame WOJ”. WOJ is just an affectionate nickname coined by our mom’s students decades ago; but it has entrenched both in her and in her methodology, based on self-esteem, self-confidence, independence, cooperation and cordiality – universal values ​​that this book will tell you about.
Our life is full of surprises, from a career on Google, YouTube, 23andMe and the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco to a very non-trivial task – to raise our own children, and we have nine of them for three. In every fate there are black and white stripes, ups and downs, and a person’s ability to adapt Continue reading

Reinforcement in parenting
Reinforcement is a prerequisite for any learning and training. The main rule: “What we reinforce is what we get.” When parents approach the child, they reinforce the behavior that the…

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The secret of raising a child winner: once again about the main thing
Initially, a comic test of psychology. Do you know the fairy tale “Golden Key” by Alexei Tolstoy? If you answered no, then you do not exist. Well, if the fairy…

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Marriage ... Positive reframing
I’ll briefly recall what “positive reframing” is. Reframing is the brainchild of Peseshkian's positive psychotherapy, as well as behavioral psychotherapy and NLP. Reframing is such a purely linguistic (verbal) operation…

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How to wean a child to cry for no reason
I have been working at school with children of primary school age for more than 20 years. I have accumulated many different school stories about difficulties in raising children and…

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