Lullabies – therapy for childhood fears
There is an expression that we all come from childhood. And it is true. All the emotions and experiences a child receives in childhood leave an almost indelible imprint on his adult life. Negative childhood emotions, such as fear, guilt and shame, unnatural restraint, which “grew up” along with their owner, are very difficult to correct. Of course, with the competent work of experienced specialists, there is an opportunity to fix a lot, however, it is easier to prevent than to treat already formed neuroses and depression. WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO SING LULLABIES TO THE CHILD? It is a known fact that a small child identifies itself with a mother for a very long time. And this is not surprising. At first, for nine months, the baby and mother are in close contact, being essentially one. The whole life of a little man depends on his mother. While still in the womb, the baby is already experiencing its first emotions, both positive and negative. If the mother is happy, then this joy is transmitted to him, and if she is depressed and depressed, he experiences fear. That is why the therapy of childhood fears should begin even during fetal development. Do not underestimate this period of human life. When the mother is calm, nothing disturbs and oppresses her, the baby will also not be nervous, he will have a calm sleep, and he will fully develop. For several years, the mother will be responsible for the inner world of the child, therefore it will depend on her whether her child will gain fears that will affect his subsequent life. The sounds of the mother’s voice in combination with soothing music act on the child very beneficially and beneficially. Our ancestors understood this long ago. From ancient times, mothers sang lullabies to their children. Children were not moody and aggressive. The nation was healthy both physically and mentally. Concepts such as neurosis and depression simply did not exist. Of course, the technogenic world completely turned over the life of a person, but it all starts with a small one. Where are they – a gentle motherly embrace and an affectionate voice humming a peaceful melody? M.I. Lermontov – Cossack lullaby Now it is becoming increasingly important to return to the roots. There was an understanding of the boundless wisdom that people who had lived in the past possessed. The invaluable experience of ancestors cannot be discounted. That is why many mothers, joining the ancient traditions, begin to sing lullabies. What will your lullabies be about? How to sing if there is no voice, and there is a problem with hearing? Fortunately, singing lullabies does not require a special musical education. Neither voice nor hearing is important to the child, only those emotions that the mother experiences while singing lullabies are important. No need to memorize long texts by heart. Words are not so important. You can sing about everything that happened over the past day and what should happen tomorrow. You can sing about the noise of the wind outside the window, about what the cat or dog are doing, and about how stars are lit in the evening sky. And also in your lullabies, predict your child a happy fate. It will be both a program and a prayer. Rhyme also does not play any role, however, like a melody. The main condition of a lullaby is a calm and sleepy melody. Lullabies perfectly develop the native speech of the child and can serve as an aid to its overall development. Therefore, let your lullabies be different each time, each time you will improvise. It is so simple to give your child a sense of security and love.