Statistically, parents talking to the child of preschool age with a maximum of 15 minutes a day, the rest of the time is spent on persuasion, threats, training new and other classes. The older the child becomes, the less time we spend on calls. In adolescence conversations sometimes are limited to 1-3 minutes per day. That is why this age, complex in itself, fraught with many a breakup and misunderstanding. Often a bridge by which a teenager trying to learn to communicate with their parents, become personal dramas.
To start chatting, or rather, to learn to communicate with your teenager is much more difficult than with a toddler. A Frank conversation with a teenager is not always possible, even if you do, you have established communication and child needs it.
I would like to notice that the conversation is limited to phrases like “How was school?”, “What’s new?” cannot be considered honest. Most often they are used to keep the conversation going when you are busy and can’t talk to the child.
But a conversation with a preschooler or a Junior in high school is much easier to build. This is why many psychologists recommend to start learning to communicate, to talk openly, to share positive and negative emotions experienced during the day or as a result of events that have Continue reading
Most fears are associated with the age of the children. You could even say that the appearance of certain experiences – it is a milestone in child development, a certain indicator of its maturity.
From 0 to 1.5 years: where’s my mom?
The first milestone in the history of fears – this is the age of 7 months when the baby is clearly manifest anxiety in the absence of the mother, and followed by 8 months, appears the fear of strangers. The appearance of these fears – an important stage in the emotional life, he suggests that the child could distinguish between relatives and strangers. It is a unique manifestation of the instinct of self-preservation.
How to respond to the existence of such fears? Don’t try “to break” baby “bad” behavior. On the contrary, try to reduce traumatic situation to a minimum:
Do not insist on getting acquainted with strangers, although many adults believe good manners to demonstrate the love of children. If contact with outsiders is not avoidable (e.g. doctor’s office), hold the child on hands. And if the baby is still crying, survey procedure is better to be done as soon as possible.
The second half – this time is unfavorable for the separation of baby from mother. But, if a temporary separation is inevitable, do not worry Continue reading
Often in a situation where a child falls out of bed or changing table, mom doesn’t know what to do. Do I need to run to the doctor, call an ambulance or help the child? It all depends on the severity of the damage, but the main thing is to calm down and think straight.
The child fell out of bed and hit his head: possible injury
When young children fall inevitable headbutt. It matters not exactly what kind of place he had hit it when you fell (the forehead or back of the head), and the severity of brain damage.
The child’s body differs in many respects from the adult, the bones of the skull do not fully fused (easy to shift), and brain tissue is fragile and immature. All these factors predispose to more severe brain damage.
All traumatic brain injuries are divided into:
open (broken bones and soft tissue)
closed ( when the integrity of the skull bones and soft tissue is not broken)
Closed brain injuries are divided into:
When shaken there is no change in the structure of the brain substance, with the injury occur foci of destruction of the cerebral Continue reading