Category Archives: Relationship

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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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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Get What you Give

Did you know that how you say something to a child to a large extent determines their response. In Module Two of my Discipline with Influence Online Parent Program I outline some key facts about brain develop and function that … Continue reading

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How to Win a Child’s Desire to Co-operate

In almost every workshop I do, whether with parents, childcare providers or teachers, the desire is expressed for the children in their life to cooperate. However, when adults refer to wanting children to cooperate, they often mean that they want … Continue reading

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Talking to Children in Ways that Invite Cooperation

We’ve always heard that how we say something is more important than what we say.  Now we know why.  It’s because of mirror neurons. Mirror neurons allow us to tune in to the movements and feelings of others and are … Continue reading

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