The time parents spend with their children often passes by in anticipation of something. It can be a “small” queue at Sberbank for paying receipts, or at a counter in a store, or when we just need to get some help. We are waiting for us to be served in the restaurant, until the swing is free, or until our favorite TV show begins. In these situations, children understand that for adults, waiting can also be tiring.
Sometimes we find ourselves in a special waiting room, as happens when visiting a pediatrician or dentist, and then the wait is accompanied by a feeling of anxiety. When at such moments we try to amuse the child by playing calm and interesting games with him, he feels gratitude to us and makes it clear that now he is especially necessary for us. Continue reading