15 02, 2018

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

By | 2018-03-10T17:21:17+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

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 late (if I want), the idea of sharing our classroom terrified me. But I did [...]

21 11, 2016

​Is this Self-Reg? 5 Misconceptions about Self-Reg in Schools​

By | 2017-01-24T11:30:47+00:00 November 21st, 2016|

We are seeing the most extraordinary results when educators and parents practice Self-Reg. There are also MANY Self-Reg misconceptions out there, even from those advocating for self-regulation as a foundation of education. In this video blog, I explore 5 misunderstandings that I often come across often in my work as [...]

20 06, 2016

Psychology Today: Self-Reg and the Nature of Stress

By | 2016-10-31T22:09:34+00:00 June 20th, 2016|

Kids today are under way too much stress. Pretty much all kids, all ages. We know this because we’re seeing more and more children and youth with stress-related conditions: e.g., problems in health, allergies, behaviour, mood, attention, weight, resilience. Even more worrying is the large number of kids who are apathetic, oppositional, volatile, [...]

29 10, 2015

Do High School Students Need Self-Reg?

By | 2018-01-26T14:10:46+00:00 October 29th, 2015|

The number of high school students struggling with serious mood, behaviour or addiction problems is going through the roof, not to mention the large number of underachieving students and early school-leavers. The growing signs of these problems in younger students have prompted a vigorous response, with primary school teachers serving [...]