kids

6 09, 2018

Stranger Danger

By | 2018-09-05T10:19:54+00:00 September 6th, 2018|

In this vlog, Susan applies a Self-Reg lens to the question of whether or not giving children the message that strangers are dangerous really makes them safer. She shares her personal opinion that it might be better to help kids develop their own internal compass and learn to trust their [...]

16 08, 2018

Be Who You Are

By | 2018-08-16T07:38:17+00:00 August 16th, 2018|

In this personal vlog, Susan talks about neurodiversity, “weirdness” and individuality. She explains how her thinking about "normal" has changed and broadened over the years, and also relates an anecdote about a situation where her daughter was quite comfortable with making a choice that worked for her, even though it [...]

17 07, 2018

Will Self-Reg Fix My Relationship With…?

By | 2018-07-16T10:39:18+00:00 July 17th, 2018|

By: Nancy Niessen Shortly after writing my first blog for TMC, Reframing is Ageless, I had a challenging encounter with a particular relative. The big emotions I was feeling were an indicator of my stress level. A friend came to visit the next day and after I shared my frustrations, [...]

24 04, 2018

The Importance of Fun in Kids’ Self-Regulation

By | 2018-04-24T14:46:36+00:00 April 24th, 2018|

This post is part of our Everyday Self-Reg series. When I was 21, my buddy Tom and I had this half-baked, youthfully idealistic notion that a lot of the world’s problems and conflicts could be solved if people would just be more playful and have more fun. As I grew [...]

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