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School performance depends on the degree of development of the child’s nervous system: in some, it matures by the age of 7, and in others it is slightly later. This may cause a lag in the curriculum. Rarely among children does development flow smoothly, without crises and difficulties. The growth of the body is uneven, and the nervous system does not always have time to adapt to it.

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One of the main concerns of the modern mother is the physical development of the baby. Gone are the days when the child spent almost all his first year in a crib or stroller. Today, mothers know: the more confident their child develops the main motor skills - learning to hold his head, roll over, crawl, sit down, stand on his legs and walk - the better his brain develops, and in it the centers of speech.

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Content: Why not beat the child? There is no benefit in this. Raised tone, accusations, insults. Methods of rewards How to punish a child to think - not to injure. To force children to obey is far from all parents. The state of helplessness arises quickly and leads to slapping, shouting and punishing the child, who, if you think about it, has not guilty of anything.

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Most of the tantrums in children provoked by parents. After all, they are dragging the baby with them to the shopping center, despite the heat and stuffiness, they are trying to “entertain the full program” on weekends, and the rest of the time - download classes. But a child under 5-6 needs something completely different. Is it possible to avoid children's tantrums?

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Why do we take our children out of the city for the summer - and what can we expect from them after a few weeks apart? The writer Oleg Batluk, like many conscious fathers, sent his wife and son to the village - and stepped on all the “rakes” relying in this case. Our pediatrician once said about another child, another patient of his: "A little kid ran out to me, pale, thin, with a thin neck, a typical Muscovite ..." After these words I looked attentively at Artyom.

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My son will soon be 3 years old, we don’t go to kindergarten and baby clubs, all our education takes place at home. By 3 years old, my son speaks perfectly, builds sentences, links them together, he has a huge vocabulary. The only thing with the sound "p" is not yet friends. And I would not give it great importance, chatting and chatting.

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Many parents notice: kids up to 3-4 years old do not really like to walk in the winter, and gathering them for a walk is not easy. What is the reason? The expert on occupations with children Zhenya Katz advises to check clothes and shoes first: comfortable, not cold? And then take advantage of the ideas of the games: the children will definitely like some of them!

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When a child goes “for the first time to the first grade,” we, moms and dads, think mostly about whether the child will study well, whether the promising school has been chosen enough, whether the first grader will be diligent. And what do we know about the health of schoolchildren? Doctors and hygienists make disappointing conclusions: the number of healthy schoolchildren is decreasing every year.

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"Nowadays, such a sport as rhythmic gymnastics is necessary. After all, thanks to the combination of elements of sport and dance in it, it perfectly contributes to the harmonious development of the beautiful half of the human race." Igor Moiseev, the greatest choreographer of the 20th century, choreographer Many parents often ask what kind of sport to choose for their younger daughter.

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Is it peacetime or war? If war, then who is at war with whom? Crimea our? What would you change if you became president? Psychologist Yekaterina Murashova asked these and other questions in early 2018 for children and adolescents. What did the respondents answer and what conclusions can be drawn from their answers? The chapter from the new book "Children are not toys for adults".

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Undoubtedly, children are the flowers of life, and you can talk about them indefinitely. Only flowers nowadays are not dandelion buttercups, but genlisei-sundews ... My three-year-old son offered to play a game. "You will be a gray wolf, and I will be a kid," he defined the roles. Being a gullible and naive person, I agreed.

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For a child, the touch of an adult is a sign that they love, notice, pay attention and accept. Therefore, any touch of mom or dad - this is one of the most simple events in the life of the baby, always a pleasure. The value of physical contact for a child The most interesting thing is that research has confirmed the significance of physical contact: it turns out that children who are touched often and with love grow and develop much better.

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It would be naive to believe that in the season of vegetable and fruit diversity one should not “bother” about the benefits of food: they say, here they are, live and fresh vitamins - just eat! However, it is in the summer that we most often encounter diarrhea, indigestion, and even more serious problems. And the worst thing is when children suffer from it.

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The seasonal exacerbation of the flu this year was somewhat delayed, but only in order to attack us with a vengeance. Three main strains of the virus are raging in Russia and abroad, the most dangerous of which is H1N1, “swine flu”, which already scores on its victims for dozens. What is happening, and how to protect against this?

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The time before Christmas was always filled with a special meaning. These days traditionally helped the poor, engaged in charity. What might this “time of good deeds” look like today in an ordinary family? For my children, I came up with a “Good Deeds Week”. On the album sheet printed a table of two columns.

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An interesting quality of human nature: inadvertently heard, we believe more than what has been said openly, in person! If, for example, a friend tells you: “How you look good today,” then you will most likely think that she is just trying to be polite. But if you accidentally overhear, as she says the same thing to someone else, you will find her opinion sincere and honest.

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The best American expert on the behavior of babies Tracy Hogg in his book “What does your baby want?” Pays a lot of attention to the topic of sleep. How to put a child to sleep? Does the right to exist joint sleep? What mistakes do parents make by teaching a baby to fall asleep in a crib? And can a child in the first weeks of life learn to sleep on their own?

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Long-time readers of my column may remember that several years ago I conducted a small and, as it turned out, a dangerous experiment on friendly teens, inviting them to spend eight hours alone with myself and do anything, but not use any electronic devices. Of my 68 experimental subjects, only three of them coped with the task.

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Probably, no one from modern parents is afraid to “accustom to hands” a child up to one year old: it has become common practice to respond to the needs of an infant. But now the child has learned to walk and even talk a little - maybe now he no longer needs it “on the handles”, into the arms of an adult? It is necessary, says psychologist Lyudmila Petranovskaya.

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