Worldwide adoption of children left without parental care, becomes, so to speak, more and more popular. A lot of movie stars, show business, television, politicians become adoptive moms and dads: Angelina Jolie and brad pitt, Nicole Kidman and Tom cruise, Sharon stone, Meg Ryan, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Spielberg and others. Among the Russian “ stars ” there are also adoptive parents: Svetlana Sorokin, Alexey Serebryakov, Tatyana Ovsienko, and former Manager of the President of Russia Pavel Borodin two adopted children, two under the care and a foster home.
Six out of ten Americans have experience with adoption (adopted or were adopted themselves, or have gone through it their relatives). In Russia adoptive parents is significantly less. According to a VTsIOM poll conducted in 2006, 81% of Russians are not going to adopt a child. The share of potential adopters – only 13%. Of those polled only 1% of adopted children.
Who are the people willing to become foster parents, why and with what feelings they do, what they are willing to break the habitual way of life? The desire to take a foster Continue reading
In childhood, self-concept is still not fully developed, poorly structured, poorly protected and easily identifiable influences. Because the circle of friends in childhood is limited mainly by the family, the family is the first and most important factor influencing the formation of self-concept, and self-esteem in particular. In childhood the circle is extremely narrowed. The influence of parents on the child at this age leads to the fact that their installation be the decisive factor in the formation of his self-concept.
Most psychologists argue that the first five years of life are the period when laid the basic Foundation of personality and self-concept of the person. The first human relationship that the child learns in the family, appear to him the prototype for all future relationships with other people.
It is important that family members are treated a child as a decent substance capable of certain kinds of activity, which in turn generates a sense of self-importance. Every activity has a purpose. The ability to achieve it gives a sense of confidence in their abilities. For students that mastery learning for teachers — the possession of their subject and the ability to elicit from students the right level of knowledge. Success in this gives the teacher Continue reading