He’s from the US but working in England. He is 44 years old and one daughter.
Met on the MySpace site. I was there the blog talked about their classes with kids in the group “Together with mother”. I wrote both women and men. I wondered how many single men abroad, independently raising children. It had a friendly chat. Christopher showed more interest, more energy.
We began to communicate frequently, he called and wrote every day. Sent photos – always with my daughter. Was correct, but the feelings and beautiful words struck me in an endless stream. Talked about work, dreaming of our life together. Affairs required him to travel to China, the girl was left with a babysitter.
And went. From our chat:
Please i need to get my materials shipped out and Kelvin is helping me too get money. Just help me as much as you can ok.
In short, began to ask for money, saying that his friend helps, but it’s not enough.
I explained that it was impossible. Letters began to come less often, telephone calls actually stopped. Not to say that asked for forgiveness.
Then came the experience: the daughter was in the hospital, he’s trapped. And again, please, no. 2. The amount decreased. Few days never called, wrote notes that problems with Continue reading
To 13 months, many parents begin to feel the stubbornness of children and to engage them in conflict, because the kids loudly declare your desires. This is the age of surprises for parents. But for children it is natural at this age to Express their desires, their opinions, develop a sense of his power and the feeling of influence on the world. For them it is now the main task.
A feature of this age is the word “no”, but it turns out that we teach this to their children. Neuroscientist Alan shore said that the baby hears the word “no” or its equivalent on average every nine minutes. Kids want to assert their will, and for them it is quite natural goal, but every time they hear: “No, you cannot play the pot on the couch, give it to me. Don’t run, sit in the car now. No, candy is not. No, it may break. Don’t fight!” Legitimate bans, every one of them. But the kid does not see the grounds for them, so most children resent, rebel and check every ban. This new feature is belligerent stubbornness — the first step to taking responsibility for yourself. Now if he’s not allowed to tell you “no”, then he will not be able to say “no” to their peers when they become a teenager. Give him a chance Continue reading