LEARNING THE ART OF DISPUTE
“Do not argue with me!” – how often we say this phrase to a child. But it’s not right. The ability to argue is an important skill worth teaching your children. Truth is born of controversy, so if you believe the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates, you need to be able to defend your opinion.
The kid first obediently obeys adults and does everything as they say. But time passes, the child begins to form as a person, he has his own opinion. As a teenager, his views often do not coincide with those of his parents. The complex science of controversy must be understood in childhood.
To be able to defend your point of view is very important. If a person does not have an opinion, he ceases to develop as an individual. People who have their own views on something are less inferior to others. Among them, there are almost no those who may fall into ideological or religious dependence. The debaters are confident in themselves and can repulse everyone. Continue reading
HOW TO LEAVE A CHILD LOVE TO READ?
From parents you can sometimes hear phrases: “My son does not like to read,” “My daughter has to force her to sit at a book.” Many mothers and fathers are struggling, trying to instill a child with a love of reading. In fact, you need to learn this, like swimming or cycling. The sooner you start, the better it will come out. You also need to distinguish between reading ability and love of reading. The first is a technical skill, the second is an interest in internal content.
The best way to instill a love of reading is to combine the efforts of parents and teachers. The school may hold a contest “Who will read more books.” Or arrange an exchange of books between classmates. Another good option is to organize extracurricular reading lessons in honor of your favorite writer. They can tell interesting facts from his life and read excerpts from works. And then share your impressions. Continue reading
EDUCING A CHILD: DIFFERENT RESPONSIBILITIES FOR DAD AND MOM
Parenting is the most important task of parents. But it often happens that mom and dad have different approaches to this matter. Each of them has their own opinion on how to make a child’s life successful and prosperous. Hence the distribution of responsibilities.
The site www.thebabywebsite.com conducted a study. Specialists interviewed 3,000 moms and dads to find out what each couple should do. The survey results were as follows:
Parenting: different responsibilities for dad and mom
cooking breakfast, lunch, dinner;
preparing children for school; Continue reading