Congratulations, you survived the “terrible turning age three!” Let’s hope that you will have enough understanding and energy to enjoy what is ahead of you and your preschooler. Psychologists call the age of three years and the next few years, the “magic age” – in part because now, as if by magic, your child finally learned to listen to you, and partly because this time the rapid development of your child. What skills should a child in 3 years?
Child at 3 years – height and weight
At this age the child is not as active as before. And yet, in 3 years the girls are gaining weight from 13 kg to 16 kg 700 grams. Boys can weigh from 13, 7 kg to 16 kg 100 grams. If the child’s weight falls short of these figures or a little more, do not worry. Worse, if the child’s growth is irregular: in one month he is rapidly recovering, then just as quickly lose weight. Then you need to consult an endocrinologist.
The growth of the child in 3 years varies from 90 cm to 1 meter. The boys are growing slightly faster than girls.
The child in 3 years it is better to grow and develop, you need to respect their sleep and rest. 3 years old baby should not sleep less than 11 hours at night, went to bed no later than 21.00. NAPs still nobody cancelled: need to make this holiday not less Continue reading
The lives of many celebrities haven’t always been sweet. Before becoming a star was waiting for them on the difficult path of poverty, humiliation and difficult childhood. Look who of popular personalities as a kid growing up in a dysfunctional family.
One of the most beautiful Hollywood Actresses grew up in South Africa on his family’s farm. The father was seriously ill with alcoholism, in consequence of which not once raised a hand to his wife and little Charlize. At the age of 15, the actress witnessed, the mother shot her father in self-defense. In the future, Theron not once answered in an interview that her father died in a car accident.
Canadian singer-songwriter grew up in the small town of Timmins in Ontario. All in the family had five children and they lived below the poverty line. At the age of eight, Shania began performing in local clubs and bars. To see a drunken audience every day a child was not easy, but with 11 years of her career has blossomed and she is almost independent family. At 22, her parents died in a car accident and she had to abandon a brilliant career and devote herself to raising four children. But later, the talent still made itself felt, and the star was noticed by the producers.
“Our son/daughter is lying! What do we do?” is a frequent complaint of parents in the office of a child psychologist. Parents wonder why their child is lying, because in their family, this behavior is not practiced. Others simply burn with shame for their child – lie their baby becomes public property, have already learned teachers or educators. There are among parents and those who are completely deluded by their child’s behavior. They admit that they don’t know what to believe and what not.
But what would have been the reaction of parents to lie to children, the ratio is always unambiguously negative. And the question of what to do and how to wean the child to lie, to tell lies and mislead others in, is very relevant.
A psychologist come when all known methods have been tried. A request or an order “Stop lying!” the child was ignored, physical punishment does not have the desired effect, and the threats were not heeded. To understand what to do in situations when your child is cheating, let’s see, why and why he does it.
Why do children lie?
Children lying is a very common phenomenon, but in each case it’s always a unique story. However, in most cases, a lie is a consequence of the child’s Continue reading