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Buying A Kindle: My COVID-19 Self-Reg Story

Buying A Kindle: My COVID-19 Self-Reg Story

At the beginning of May, I bought a Kindle. This might not seem like a really big deal. I've been reading e-Books for a while now. When Kindle and Kobo e-Readers became popular, I was skeptical. I love to read, and do a huge amount of reading especially in the...

A Self-Reg View on Picky Eating

A Self-Reg View on Picky Eating

When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time sitting at the table after dinner, after everyone else had been excused, staring at a glass of milk I didn’t want to drink. That’s probably when my interest in picky eating started. I now realize that I wasn’t that picky as a...

Distance Hugs: My Self-Reg Stumbling Block

Distance Hugs: My Self-Reg Stumbling Block

School’s over. And with distance learning for the past three months, and “school” operating through a computer or tablet screen since the end of March, these words seem to take on a very different meaning. My teaching partner, Paula, and I only entered the...

Coronavirus Conversations: Unpacking Step 4

Coronavirus Conversations: Unpacking Step 4

This seems to be happening to me quite a lot these days. Susan asked me a question during a filming session that seemed innocuous enough, but in fact, pushed me to think hard about a core Self-Reg concept. The short version of her question was: “What is the difference...

My Year of Math

My Year of Math

By: Vicki Parnell “You’re doing WHAT? WHY?” “I feel anxious just thinking about that.” With reactions like this, you’d think I was I talking about going skydiving, wrestling with sharks, or conducting some kind of dangerous medical experiments on my body. Nothing that...

Coronavirus Conversations: Meade’s Maxim

Coronavirus Conversations: Meade’s Maxim

I am always asking Why. Even when the answer seems obvious, I’m driven to see whether it’s possible to delve deeper. Which is how I feel about those who are so eager to relax social distancing. Granted, their political machinations are as clear as could be, as is the...

Coronavirus Conversations: Corona Partiers

Coronavirus Conversations: Corona Partiers

I wanted to share today the series of emotions that I went through when I read and thought about the corona partiers. First I felt anger. To paraphrase Jean Twenge’s point about the iGen (the “internet generation”), it is tempting to see corona partying as the...

Self-Reg Diaries with Susan & Siena Hopkins

Self-Reg Diaries with Susan & Siena Hopkins

The MEHRIT Centre’s Executive Director, Susan Hopkins talks with her daughter Siena about our current situation with COVID-19. They chat about how talking with kids helps, and how we can help them (and they can help us) Self-Regulate. Watch the series below or on...

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