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- Yes, joint vacations certainly unite! But it even more unites and, which is very important, emphasizes the personal significance of the younger members of the family, planning a vacation
- But the main thing is to understand: how long and how deeply did the children immerse themselves in the virtual world? Why did this happen?
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I have two children - 8 and 12 years old. The long-awaited vacation came, my husband and I made plans for rest: trips to the country, walks. But children sit with tablets all day and do not want to go anywhere. I am very offended that I have to spend my time so uninteresting. Maria, 40 years old
Hello Maria. Your question seems very … yours. Questions immediately arise: for whom is the long-awaited summer vacation? Why only you and your husband made plans, without involving children in the discussion? You have two of them, that's understandable. But it is not clear who they are - boys, girls, boy and girl? Doesn't it matter to you how exactly and with what to keep the boys busy, and what girls? Perhaps a more attentive attitude to the needs and interests of children and them would turn in your direction. Or rather, towards the family as a whole.
Yes, joint vacations certainly unite! But it even more unites and, which is very important, emphasizes the personal significance of the younger members of the family, planning a vacation
This could turn into a very interesting game:
- For example, everyone writes their wishes, throws notes in a hat or basket, the younger draws out, the older reads aloud, then they discuss everything.
- Or in another way: children tell the plot of their favorite computer game, parents come up with how it could be played in real life - in nature, in the country, in the park, where you will have a rest together on vacation.
But the main thing is to understand: how long and how deeply did the children immerse themselves in the virtual world? Why did this happen?
The question you are puzzled with is serious. And something needs to be corrected, so as not to start and not completely lose the unity of the family.
At first, such a hobby for a computer is even convenient for parents: I put a tablet in my child's hands and go about my business. But the endless use of such gadgets can dug a huge chasm between parents and children. No one disputes the value and necessity of modern technologies for the development of children, but parental control is needed here.