behaviour

21 12, 2018

The Time Mom “Went Limbic” Over Some Pancakes

By | 2019-02-14T17:41:12+00:00 December 21st, 2018|

“Can you cut my pancakes for me mom?” “No Siena, you need to cut your own pancakes.” Then came the 9-year-old version of a protest: that slumped over, big sigh drama moment about the unfairness of my response. In a perfectly non-Self-Reg parenting moment I responded, “You are more than [...]

13 09, 2018

Concerned About Your Child’s Behaviour? Don’t Do This

By | 2018-09-12T14:44:14+00:00 September 13th, 2018|

When people ask me for advice about how to deal with a challenging behavioural issue from a child, I always start with my personal “Rule #1.” Whatever else you do, try not to make it worse. Why? Because if we don't make it worse, a lot of child behaviours, traits, [...]

22 11, 2015

The Self-Reg View of Kids Gone Wild

By | 2018-01-26T14:14:07+00:00 November 22nd, 2015|

Click here to download this article as a formatted PDF. The title of today’s blog is intended to refer, not to the abhorrent series of videos of a similar name, but to John Ratey and Richard Manning’s wonderful new book, Go Wild: Free your body and mind from the afflictions [...]

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