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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 is Effective Discipline?

Dr. Jane Nelsen, parenting expert and author of the bestselling Positive Discipline series outlines the Five Criteria for Positive And Effective Discipline.  Jane will be speaking at the Positive Discipline Conference in Calgary on October 25 & 26. At the … 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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Ask Questions – Step 7 in “Encouraging Kids to More Cooperative Behavior”

Getting Kids to Listen  Can be as Simple as Asking a Question! My last post was with regards to the need to develop children’s inner locus of control and the fact that children who develop a strong inner locus of … Continue reading

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