Category Archives: Positive Discipline

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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