Category Archives: General

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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A Key to Your Child’s Optimal Brain Development

“One generation full of deeply loving parents would change the brain of the next generation, and with that, the world.”                                         … Continue reading

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Dealing With A Child’s Big Emotions

Did you know acknowledging a child’s feelings helps to calm the reactive part of their brain? That’s right, by empathetically naming and acknowledging the feelings that a child is experiencing, there is a physiological response in their brain which involves … Continue reading

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Inviting Children’s Cooperation Through Choices

Between the ages of 1 and 3, children start their journey towards independence and personal power. This is a normal and healthy stage in their development. Of course, children require a great deal of guidance, but it’s important to respect and … Continue reading

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Do You Parent and Discipline by Default?

Do you parent by default? By that I mean do you use the same parenting and discipline methods that your own parents did? Many, if not most parents do. That’s because they’ve never really thought it through as to whether … Continue reading

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