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Ten tips for parents

How to understand school problems? They are so diverse that sometimes it’s hard to do even for an expert. Even more difficult — the teacher. Often lack patience and understanding parents. But most of all suffers from them a child!

Sometimes it starts, seemingly with little things; the slow pace of work, difficulties in memorizing the letters, inability to concentrate. Something blamed on age — say, not used, still small; something on the shortcomings of education; something — for unwillingness to work. But at this point, the difficulties are even relatively easy to detect, they are quite easy to fix. But then the problem snowballing — is one difficulty pulling the other, forming a terrible and vicious cycle. Constant failures so discouraged child that the difficulties of “creep” from one subject to another.

The child is given: begins to consider himself helpless, unable, and all your efforts useless. Psychologists believe that learning outcomes depend not only on the capable or not capable to solve its task, but also on how he believes that he will be able to solve this problem. If the failures follow one another, then, of course, there comes a time when the child himself says: “No, I never will”. Times “never”, then there is no need Continue reading

How to teach a child to potty

Many parents care about their child as early as possible “sat on the potty.” And starting early to potty train, many of them fail, blaming it on just your baby. But was he really?

Some parents are trying to teach your child to potty as soon as he started to sit up, trying to get rid of Laundry and diapers, others, on the contrary, in no hurry, and their child at the right time a few days he suddenly sits to the right place.

Why is this happening? And the thing is that every baby has periods most sensitive to the development in that skill associated with the maturation of organs and systems of the body. Toilet training of the child must involve a sufficient period of strengthening the walls of the bladder, nervous system development and certain centers of the brain. And it happens not before 1 year 4 months. I note that this is the average age, in fact some children begin to control the processes of urination and defecation a little earlier and others a little later, but in any case, they all go through the same stages of development.

By the way, it should be noted that those parents who try to teach your toddler to use a toilet too early, often wait too early successes from him in other areas of development. Continue reading

Tips for parents of fifth graders

For fifth-grader who comes to school on 1 September, everything is new. The transition of pupils from primary to secondary school coincides with a peculiar late childhood — stable period of development in a child’s life. Yesterday he was young, and tomorrow will be a solid fifth-grader. In fifth grade your child will find a new adulthood, a new system of instruction: the class teacher and subject teachers who teach new subjects in different rooms. Some fifth graders are proud to have grown up, and is quickly drawn into the learning process, while others experience changes in school life, and adapting to them is delayed. The successful adaptation of a younger teenager depends not only on its intellectual readiness, but also on how well he is able to build relationships and communicate with classmates and teachers, to comply with school rules, to be guided in new situations. In this period, children often change — anxious without any obvious reason, become timid, or, conversely, a cheeky, too much fuss. As a result the boys reduced efficiency, they become forgetful, disorganized, sometimes in children worsen sleep and appetite.Therefore, among the difficulties Continue reading

Why do children lie?
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The Education of girls
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How to teach a child to potty
Many parents care about their child as early as possible "sat on the potty." And starting early to potty train, many of them fail, blaming it on just your baby.…

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