Often watching as a child addicted to a computer game, parents are sounding the alarm and wonder, will affect whether computer games negatively on the psyche of a teenager? Are they able to cause computer addiction? Whether it is necessary to forbid the child to play? The situation clarifies psychologist Julia Donets.
– Julia, you have about 7 years in private practice. How often do you turn to parents with the problem of computer addiction in the child?
– Any addiction – it is the escape of a person from solutions to life’s challenges that he faced. Actually appeals to psychotherapists with symptoms of computer addiction can be counted on the fingers. According to statistics, in the face of serious difficulties, children and adolescents are more likely to resort to alcohol and drugs, and not the computer.
– Why alcohol and drugs remain in first place in solving teenage problems?
The alcohol helps the teenager to return to an earlier stage of development in which he couldn’t care less about me, and he has a right not to be responsible for anything in his life, shifting responsibility to others. The computer gives the same level of regression, which is called alcohol and drugs.
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As parents, we often hear from grandparents: “before the children were different” or something similar. And if you compare children of different generations, you’ll notice the difference between them in everything. That is, their intellectual, mental and physical state.
The modern child is sitting with a tablet or smartphone more than playing football, he is more developed intellectually, more irritable, but less fights on the streets.
Parenting is now going through changes and many parents are looking for solutions choosing home education, homeschooling, gaining popularity of online learning.
We offer you advice several popular teachers: a contemporary Denis Johnson and teachers of the past, Maria Montessori, and Lev Tolstoy, which we liked.
Principles of education Denis Johnson
Denis Johnson grew up in a poor family, at the age of 17 gave birth to a child, at 21, became homeless, and 23 earned his first million. She is the mother of five children and grandmother of several grandchildren, now she goes to seminars all over the world and talks about his principles of education of children. Perhaps they are a little silly, but sort of rationality Continue reading
In 1999, a group of experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has carefully examined medical data on circumcision. Experts came to the conclusion that the benefits of circumcision are very small. Based on research, the AAP does not consider circumcision mandatory.
In infants usually no reason for circumcision from a medical point of view, so it all depends on You. It can be very difficult to make a decision about whether or not to circumcise his son. You may have to weigh different facts. When deciding, consider the following factors:
Their religion, tradition or culture. The decision can be justified, if circumcision is part of the system of Your beliefs. Some people make the decision about circumcision, based on the desire that their son looked exactly the same as other men in their family or as other boys his age. In the USA about 6 boys 10 are circumcised, and 4 out of 10 do not. Worldwide the level of circumcision is much lower.
Their feelings. Parents may worry about the pain that you feel their child during and after circumcision. Parents can also worry because of the small likelihood of complications after surgery. Some parents believe that their child is perfect from birth, but can survive due to the small Continue reading