Those first months after your little one was born represented a tremor of emotions and hormones, overwhelming most mothers, an eternal conflict between the joy of being a mother and complete exhaustion. Then, when you finally manage to enter a normal path and learn how to manage the relationship with the little one, it`s time to get back to work.
Before becoming parents, mommies and dads create themselves various images about the way they`ll raise the little one. Most of them plan to act firmly, but lovingly at the same time, thinking that this attitude will bring lots of benefits in the harmonious development of their child.
Lots of children tend to develop habits that parents consider them upsetting and unhealthy. Desperate, adults are in the search of all kinds of methods to make the little ones give up their inappropriate gestures, however, without any result.
Have you ever thought what impact has on your girl when you look in the mirror and you tell yourself that you gained weight or you are ugly in a certain outfit?
Most adults have a tendency to underestimate teenagers, accustomed to their position until then, when they needed their help to accomplish whatever they wanted to do. Still, from this particular age, the abilities start to be well defined, actions have stronger motivations, and the adolescent starts to need more appreciation. Let`s discuss together the need for appreciation of the teenager, the effects when there`s no appreciation coming from his parents and the ways in which the appreciation can be offered.
It may be difficult to believe that a child can suffer of depression in his full of optimism and worry-free world. However, according to statistics, the number of children suffering of this illness is raising.
One thing is certain: Depression is a serious disease which, although so much is written about it, there is so little known. The most common illness of the century, this is one of the heaviest burdens that a human being can wear – heavier than any other physical illness – because those who suffer from this disease see themselves in a constant struggle, between their desire to live their lives normally and the thoughts that aren`t at all pleasant, balancing towards the darker parts of our mind.
Sexuality is an important aspect of your life, no matter how taboo it was as a general subject of discussion in previous generations.
Have you ever used emotional blackmail to get a desired reaction from your child? Of course, maybe you never thought that this is how is called and interpreted, a phrase that your parents have used it on you as well, and it doesn`t seem to have affected that much. Phrases that have become almost a tradition among some families, such as “no child will play with you if you get dirty,” “I`ll punish you if you don`t learn,” “Bau Bau will come and take you if you are not good” and many others, are in fact ways of emotional blackmail, which create a state of tension in the child`s psyche, which may have some repercussions in his adult life.
What would you do if your daughter or son, who you dreamed to be a doctor, teacher or engineer, would say that he or she would wants to be a painter? Of course, you may first think that being a painter would mean a fierce fight for financial survival. Then maybe you would try to convince your child to give up on this dream. Maybe in your mind you may think you will help him/her, but would this be fair to him/her? Continue reading