Fears inherent in all children. They are – is a normal stage of maturation of the child’s psyche, a natural reaction to the knowledge of the outside world.
Fear fear discord
Each age has its fears. In the third year of life, children are usually afraid of the dark, lonely and confined space (for example, lifts or toilets). At the same time the child “acquires” the artificial fears that his “reward” parents: fear of fairy-tale characters, animals… He might be afraid of fires, wars, criminals. Some are afraid to ride a roller coaster, swim in the pool, don’t go to the doctor, startled by unexpected sounds.
A big part of fear is temporary, they don’t need to fight, you just need to support the child, to ease his worries by taking this feature of his mental development. However, there are other fears, they are called “neurotic”. They are based – mental shock, trauma, cruelty on the part of adult, family conflicts, high level of anxiety among parents. Such fears themselves are not, it requires the assistance of specialists (psychologist, therapist), and change in parenting style.
What are they afraid of?
Older preschoolers are more likely to experience fear of death, which reaches its climax in 6–7 years. Continue reading
Once in kindergarten group always easy to determine which of the children in the team new. Typically, this kid (if he has more than 3 years old) sitting on the sidelines, he has a rather gloomy expression. When everyone goes for a walk in a music hall or physical education, he follows everyone. But sullen expression on his face not disappearing. The child is experiencing severe emotional stress! And the younger kids are not shy in expressing their negative experiences and are weeping bitterly! This is the period of adaptation to the kindergarten, which, unfortunately, inevitable. However, having information, parents can reduce stress.
We already wrote about the ways you can try to alleviate the baby’s experience of kindergarten or nursery schools. How to prepare your child for kindergarten? What Arsenal have parents who are planning to give the baby to preschool, we wrote in the article Soon in the garden (You will find guidance to help the child adjust to the right mood, relieve tension and reduce stress levels). From the article When you need to give a child in kindergarten, we learned that the baby is better to send the team to the 4-th years – from this age a child is ready to stay in kindergarten without parents. However, not every family can afford to wait until the child Matures emotionally and psychologically for kindergarten. Continue reading
What moms and dads make mistakes in parenting– we all know it, and perhaps even normal, especially for young, inexperienced parents…
Often standing at the cash register in the store, we see the same picture: cries and tantrums of a child who wants so he bought some sweetness. And they, by the way, as luck would have it exhibited at the checkout. In our article we have sought the experience of German psychologists who talk about the errors made by the parents in the upbringing of children.
How to raise a child
German child psychologist Wolfgang Bergmann explains the problem of education of children with deep insecurities of parents: “Modern parents are more indecisive in matters of education than it did a generation ago. They know a lot, but, as it turns out, I don’t know anything…”
Being a parent is so hard because this is a new period of life. 100 years ago every family was brought up at least 5 children. Older children and parents participate in the education of their younger brothers and sisters. Still, the birth rate dropped significantly, families are all later. Because modern parents, in the majority, want to “stand up”, to make a career, and then start thinking Continue reading