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Should You Force A Child to Apologize?

Have you ever demanded that a child say they’re sorry immediately after they’ve done or said something aggressive to you or someone else? Most of us have. But did you know that when you do this, that in a sense … Continue reading

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To Punish or Not to Punish Your Child

Despite all the research that points to the necessity of a more positive response to children’s challenging behaviour, punishment is still the common “go to” for many adults in response to that challenging behaviour. But what do children learn from … Continue reading

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Self-Regulation: An Essential Skill for Children & Young People

Chances are that you’ve heard of the Marshmallow Experiment. To a large degree the Marshmallow Experiment began the “self-regulation” movement.  Dr. Walter Mischel of Stanford University conducted the experiment in the late 1960’s to explore the control of delayed gratification … Continue reading

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What’s all the buzz about Self Regulation?

It all began with a marshmallow.  Yes, a marshmallow. In the following video, hear Dr. Stuart Shanker explain the crucial role self-regulation plays in a child’s present and future success and how a marshmallow was involved in the discovery of … Continue reading

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Positive Discipline Conference, Calgary, AB. Oct. 25 & 26, 2013

Exciting Opportunity for Parents, Teachers, Caregivers or anyone working with Children!  The Positive Discipline Conference which is taking place October 25 & 26 in Calgary, promises to provide a unique learning opportunity for parents, teachers, caregivers and anyone working with … Continue reading

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