Raising twins – a special challenge? read article
When parents are expecting twins, they often ask whether there is anything special about raising them. Fundamentally no, says psychologist Melanie Henriks-Luckinger.
How children can be well prepared for life-changing situations read article
A change of home, moving abroad, an illness – there are many different events that can have a significant impact on life with children and the lives of those children.
Who’s going to look after the children – you or me? read article
Couples often don’t agree on who should look after the children. The first question that comes up is where does that come from?
What is manipulation and how can I recognise it? read article
We can assume that basically everyone is manipulative. We learn that during childhood.
My children don’t accept my new partner read article
There are often difficulties when people start a new relationship after separating from the mother or father of their children.
How can I best get to know my patchwork children? read article
There is a kind of forced dependence between stepparents and stepchildren – you should be able to get along with one another even if you don’t like one another at the start.
How to help my children be more self-confident read article
There are phases when children and young people don’t like themselves and just find everything terrible.
My friends gossip about me read article
Family, clothes, inadequate language skills, changes in behaviour, posts on social networks – these are some of the many reasons that could cause people to gossip about others.
Being a parent read article
Being a parent is probably one of the tasks in life that takes the most strength, energy and commitment.