3 07, 2020

A Self-Reg View on Picky Eating

By | 2020-07-06T11:25:34+00:00 July 3rd, 2020|

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 [...]

31 01, 2020

Reframe Friday: YOU are the strategy!

By | 2020-01-29T15:08:29+00:00 January 31st, 2020|

By: Lindsay Hayes As I reflect back on the past couple of months supporting our wonderful students and staff across our school division, I find myself using one particular line over and over, “It’s you, you are the strategy.”  This sentence resonated so much when it was first offered to [...]

10 12, 2019

Reframing My “Meltdown”

By | 2019-12-09T13:01:21+00:00 December 10th, 2019|

By: Lindsay Hayes, Program Assistant Mentor, Pembina Hills School Division I love my job, but this week was hard. Really hard. Like so many people around me, the load is feeling heavy. We have a lot going on right now in our professional and personal lives with budget cuts, job [...]

10 03, 2016

The Self-Reg View of Resilience

By | 2018-01-26T14:25:28+00:00 March 10th, 2016|

Click here to download this article as a formatted PDF. Over the past few years, a number of articles have appeared warning about the serious decline in student resilience. Not just what Robin Wilson calls an “epidemic of anguish” [Wilson], but what Peter Gray describes as a remarkably limited ability [...]

29 02, 2016

The Self-Reg View of Obesity

By | 2018-01-26T14:24:09+00:00 February 29th, 2016|

Click here to download this article as a formatted PDF. I don’t want to write a blog about statistics. We all know that the obesity problem in children is very serious and that the number of obese youth is positively alarming. I want to talk instead about the suffering that [...]

18 02, 2016

The Self-Reg View of Risky Behaviour

By | 2018-01-26T14:22:47+00:00 February 18th, 2016|

Click here to download this article as a formatted PDF. In our very first webinar in the ‘Epidemic of Epidemics’ series we looked at the “anxiety epidemic”; today I want to look at the opposite end of this spectrum, the epidemic of “manic” children and youth. Kids who are chronically [...]

26 09, 2015

Adolescence & Self-Regulation: What do we know? Dr. Jean Clinton

By | 2016-10-31T22:09:39+00:00 September 26th, 2015|

Adolescence and self-regulation. What do we know? What myths are ready to be banished? How long did you say it lasts? Keynote presentation Self-regulation Summer Symposium, July 17, 2015. Presented by Jean Clinton, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at McMaster University Dr. Clinton is a physician (child [...]