The lectures of the famous British child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst addressed to pediatricians, internists, obstetricians, nurses, and, of course, parents. For parents and expectant moms and dads – this book is immensely important because it relieves the unfounded anxiety and instills confidence. It describes and analyzes motherhood as it is, without horror and embellishment. For example, the feeling of total absorption in newborn, bordering on extinction of self, depression and irritation, fear of being “a bad mother”, the strange behavior of the child.
Professionals will be pleasantly surprised or, conversely, puzzled and a little shocked, but I’ll get food for thought.
Probably, Winnicott was also a kind man.
It is difficult to write the Foreword to the book, which is not like him, but maybe even harder to the one that is admired. I want to use some superlatives, and I think, I myself would this Preface did not believe. But what to do if the book of Winnicott is really an absolutely unique phenomenon in the psychological and psychoanalytic literature, and his figure is seen standing at the gates of modern non-classical analysis may be a kind of measure things.
I remember such a case: Continue reading
Every kid under the age of 7 years must sleep — this rule inspire parents, education specialists and child care. In all modes day — what is described on the Internet that used in kindergartens — day dream there is certainly. However, many parents are familiar with the fact that the child is not sleeping during the day. And there are babies who refuse to rest or sleep very bad, even in the months of age.
The reasons why the child is not sleeping
Various reasons why you might have a little sleep in the afternoon, pretty much. For example, one of the major — the child doesn’t need NAPs. Although it seems that children grow in your sleep, it is more important for these purposes it was night sleep. Therefore, as a rule, children who refuse to rest during the day, more than compensate for his good night. However, this is true only for kids who don’t suffer nervous breakdowns, inadequate behavior, moodiness and irritability. So to pacify temperament need at least a few hours of sleep per day in addition.
Another reason why the child can’t sleep during the day, called the peculiarities of his temperament. These little ones are usually related to children with special needs. This usually hyperactive children, who are particularly impulsivity, Continue reading
It was believed that girls are more important mother, for a boy — dad. But times and mores have changed…
In the old days everything was loud and clear: the father — getter, moral authority, protection and support. He has the right to prohibit and punish, to guide the child in choosing a career. Mother — the Keeper of the hearth. She settles the household, takes care of children, providing emotional support. Today, increasingly, we observed sex-role exchange. Mother and father also become interchangeable figures.
THE MORES OF A NEW ERA
That daddy knows how to wash and cook, and my mother — to make good money, is no surprise. It is believed that flexibility, flexible parental roles positively affects the child’s development, because modern society requires individuals of the same — flexibility, ability to compromise, to adapt to the circumstances. Brutal cowboys and pampered Princess in the past. Today plays a major role strong personality, individuality, able to withstand the stresses of the information society, to know themselves and develop their best side. This is what psychologists and sociologists suggest that you prepare.
Mom for the baby — the whole world. It is important physical intimacy moms, breastfeeding, constant tactile Continue reading