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Stuart Shanker
Stuart Shanker
Susan Hopkins
Susan Hopkins
Aviva Dunsiger
Aviva Dunsiger
John Hoffman
John Hoffman
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2202, 2018

What Is the Most Important Factor in Good Parenting?

By | February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Self-Reg Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

This post is part of our Everyday Self-Reg series. I have spent almost thirty years writing about parenting. That includes: over 150 magazine articles more than a dozen parenting booklets brochures, blogs and web content [...]

1502, 2018

Can Self-Reg Help Me Brave the Before Care Program?

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: Self-Reg Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For the past 1 1/2 years, our Kindergarten classroom has been used for a Kindergarten After Care Program. As somebody that likes organization in the classroom, and the ability to come in early and stay [...]

1202, 2018

Supporting My Daughter Through a Big Disappointment: How We Respond to Strong Emotion as a Self-Reg Parent

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Self-Reg Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Susan Hopkins and Stuart Shanker use a situation from Susan’s parenting experience as a teachable moment about the Self-Reg approach to helping children deal with strong emotions. They discuss the difference between the cognitive approach — [...]

802, 2018

The Self-Reg View of Constant Craving

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Self-Reg Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

By: Dr. Stuart Shanker Experiments are all around us, if only we take the time to observe and reflect on them. We just had one with our 16-year-old son that would have been so easy [...]

1701, 2018

Is It Our Fears That Are Stopping Kids? A Self-Reg Look At Risky Play

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Self-Reg Blog|5 Comments

The snowfall over the winter holidays led to lots of amazing snow structures at our school. One morning, when we made our way out to the forest to play, students saw this structure that a [...]

1601, 2018

See A Teenager Differently

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Self-Reg Blog|1 Comment

A Self-Reg Reframe of a Teen "At-Risk" My teenage years remain a blur. I was one of the troubled ones. I was “THAT” teenager—the at-risk kind of kid that neighbours whispered about and relatives avoided [...]

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