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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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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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