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Have Responsibility – What Does It Mean? (Part1)

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Responsibility is one of the top qualities parents want their chidlren to have when children grow up. To be responsible literally means to be able to respond, to answer why someone did what he did. If the action is wrong, the answer is not easy. It requires courage to admit that someone was wrong, and […]

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Parents' Project – From Ideal Child to Ideal Man (Part2)

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Parents underestimate the importance of the fact that there are two images in their minds when they bring up children: an image of a child, an ideal child, and an image of a grown up, an ideal man, whom their child would hopefully become. Most disappointments in parenting come from a mismatch between reality and […]

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Parents' Project – From Ideal Child to Ideal Man (Part1)

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Nowadays everyone seems to be aware of the power of thought. Many progressive parents know that an action starts in the mind first. When pondering on parents’ project to raise a child parents have thoughts and ideas on how they will do it. Most people get their first ideas on parenting from their own parents. […]

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Why people have children

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There are many reasons why people have children: because children represent the future and they are a source of pride; because parents want to pass on their genes and have heirs; because of the desire to experience parenthood or to feel like a family, not just like a couple. Sometimes children are seen as a […]

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Parenting information: regarding two types of parents

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Parenting is the most contradictory and confusing subject of discussion. Each parent has their own opinion about it. Yet, there are clearly two groups of parents, which always argue with each other: yes-parents versus no-parents (or permissive versus authoritarian). They argue about the degree of external freedom allowed to children. But arguments continue even within […]

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Parenting problems: what good parents know that bad parents don't

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Parenting problems are usually expressed by “what to do if …” questions. We want to know what to do if a child is stubborn, naughty, slow, sloppy, lazy, and rude. What if a child disobeys, smokes, steals, and lies? What if a child is cowardly, dependent, weak-willed, careless, tactless, spiteful, greedy, stingy, and shy? The […]

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Parenting ideas: about teaching, praising and more

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Upbringing must be unnoticeable. If you want to teach your child anything, do it without your child noticing your teaching. Teach without teaching, preaching, or lecturing. A child knows that at school a teacher teaches and evaluates the child’s progress: is the child doing good or bad. At home a child wants to rest from […]

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Parent's challenge: learn what is left out of parenting books

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Why is the subject of upbringing considered to be one of the most difficult tasks? Three parts are involved in upbringing: the parent, the child, and the relationship between them. When parenting books address parents they usually describe to parents peculiarities of a child’s development, and tips to improve the relationship between them. But advice […]

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A parent's project: advice for mothers-to-be

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If you are expecting a baby it is a wonderful time to consider your knowledge on parenting. How will you raise your child? What do you know about parenting? Do you want to raise your child the way your parents raised you? The science of the art of upbringing children is not taught at special […]

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Say Thank You?

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The boy was sitting in a chair, where everyone could see him, listening to the wishes and accepting presents. His father was near, watching him. Every time the boy opened a present the family and friends showed their approval with exclamations and applause…

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