EDITIONS FOR PARENTS
"How to bring up a girl", Valentina Bondarovskaya
Your daughter was born! You dreamed about her and
supposed that she will be kind, gentle, beautiful person who will
polite, sweetness, good in study…. Or you dreamed about boy - strong,
nobles, defender and winner… But the girl was born.
Childbirth is a great event in the family life. Are
we ready to this? Do we understand that consciousness of a child
begin to form in womb? Do we ready to understand that child's understanding
of people's behavior, communication, rights, social and ethic norms
of life are forming in the family? Do we know how to bring up a
child, what are the physiological and psychological differences
between men and women and how to use these differences while bring
up boys and girls?
The aim of this booklet - to help parents to bring
up girls both successful in social life and successful wife and
mother paying attention to the specific of girl development and
modern views on men and women equality, family relationships development.
"How to survive during the hard age of your children? A
little book for teenagers parents", Inna Didkovskaya
I want to start the booklet for teenager's parents
from the sympathy.
It is really a very hard period both for parents and for children
that become elder.
And you may need a lot of patience and self-support to overcome
and survive during this stage of your relationships with your child.
"HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH CHILD, Katerina Babenko
We would like that this booklet be your assistant.
Each mother or father wants happy communication with
child, wants mutual understanding and friendship. Sometimes it's
not so easy. Child's behavior often puts a hard tasks for parents
- how to react on child's aggression, disobedience, hyperactivity,
problems in communication with other children… Parents can feel
a lot of negative feelings - anger, disappointment, guilt, helplessness…
We hope that in this booklets you manage to find ideas
that help you to manage hard situation, make your life easy and
make your parenthood exciting.
Communication with a child is a very large theme.
So, we picked up some general principles that could be useful in
different situations. And we pay special attention to some situations
that are common as we see it from psychological practice with parents
How to teach child to be independent (advises of psychologist),Tatyana
Each parent wants to bring child as an independent
person. But very often it's appear that son or daughter grows up,
gets marriage, has own children but still are dependent, could not
manage hard life situations, as we say is "not self-dependence".
How to bring up such features as responsibility for own behavior,
independent decision making, and possibility to protect him/her
self, self-confidence? Each parent wants to see in future such features
in his/her child.
Children upbringing is creative and interesting process
that could bring a lot of pleasure and happy feelings. From the
other hand children upbringing is a long and complicated process.
That process demands attention and efforts because each child is
a unique personality but in the same time there are some appropriateness
in child development that are typical for any person.
"How to bring up a boy" , Nataliya Shishlova
May be you have already feel all happiness and hardness
of boy upbringing?
Or may be you just waiting your boy will born. And you want to know
how to bring up a man, how to feel pleasure that such interesting
person is growing up near you?
This booklet will help you to understand the peculiarities
of inner world of a boy, motives of his behavior and aims of his
You will find the answers on the question: how to
help a boy to realize his unique tasks - to be strong and sensitive,
act as he suppose necessary for himself, family and society.
"When the child makes you crazy" , Olena
Voziyanova, Olena Demirska
Your child makes you crazy. Do you know such times?
Does this happen each day or even many times per day? And you do
not know what to do, do you?
You want to be good parents but you can not. Each
day your child makes you crazy. So, you need to feel anger, to cry,
even to beat him/her. You can not see any exit. You do not know
what to do.
Let's try to discuss this issue and find ideas.
"How To Teach Children To Safe Behavior",
O.Vozianova. This booklet was published with support of the UNIFEM
Materials from the book of Paul Statmen "The
Safety of Our Children" were used during preparation of the
Can we teach our children to safety without passing
to them our own fears? How to show the caress without sharing our
We want our children to be careful but not fearful. However, we
do not know how to instill carefulness to them without instilling
"A Child And Its Rights. A System Of Keeping Human Rights
In The Family And A Strategy Of Child Psychological Trauma Prevention",
N. Abdel-Khadi, T. Kulbachka, O. Kurylenko. This booklet was published
with support of the Department of Press, Education and Culture of
the US Embassy in Ukraine, 1999
A General Declaration of human rights was adopted
by the UN General Assembly on December 10th, 1948. It's purpose
was "… to accept the dignity peculiar to every member of a
human family and to accept the equal and inalienable rights of every
person… which is a basis of freedom…, justice and general peace…"
This Declaration states:
- Every person has the right for life, freedom and personal protection;
- Nobody should suffer from tortures, cruel and inhuman behavior
or punishment that disgrace him/her.
How are the child's rights being violated in the
Keeping the declared human rights is very important for the relations
between the family members. Violation of the human rights in the
family, violence against mother, father or other family members
has the same influence over child's psyche as if all these things
were happening to it.
"Don't Wake Up The Trouble. What Family Do We Live In?",
K. Babenko, O. Vozianova. This booklet was published with support
of the Department of Press, Education and Culture of the US Embassy
in Ukraine, 1999
How do we usually understand violence?
In most of the times we only treat as violence only physical violence.
It is difficult even to assume how often we show violence or become
It turns out that violence is:
- threats to cause bodily injuries to self of other;
- unclear phrases like: "I will get you!"
- threats to leave, to take the children, not to give money, to
divorce, to tell something;
- causing injuries to the pets with the purpose of taking revenge
on the partner;
- breaking and destroying personal belongings, using swear-words;
- using bad language;
- humiliating, offending, constant underlining of the shortcomings
- controlling, limiting conversation, spying;
- forbidding to go to sleep or forced waking up process;
- blaming in all the problems;
- criticizing thoughts, feelings and deeds;
- treating the person as a servant;
"Your Child Is Not Self-Confident", T.
Kulbachka. This booklet was published with support of the Alliance
Counterpart/USAID Program, 2000
If you notice that your child:
- is fearful, anxious, distrustful, too self-restrained;
- suffers from loneliness;
- can't express its opinion;
- can't demonstrate its talents;
- is being underestimated by others
You can help your child bridge over these problems at any age.
"Close By The Child. Advice For The Parents. What Should
You Do If Your Child Has Suffered From Violence?",
K. Babenko . This note was published with support of the Young Christian
Women Organization, 2001
One of the dearest wishes of all parents is that their
child never faces violence and cruelty. Letting the child into the
"big world", we think how to teach our child act in situations
when he/she is being treated with cruelty, violence or humiliation.
We try to warn our child against any problems, against the violence;
we try to teach it the rules of safe behavior.
However, what should we do if the child has suffered from violence?
"Telling Parents About Child's Rights", N.
Shyshlova. . This note was published with support of the Alliance Counterpart/USAID