Month: March,2015
Behavior Problems Child Development Childhood Temperament Limit Setting Parenting Tools Peer Relationships

Emotional Regulation: One of the Highest Priorities of Parenting

Emotional Regulation: One of the Highest Priorities of Parenting

In almost every study of child development, one factor pops up again and again- the importance of regulating children’s distress. We all have negative emotions such as sadness, loneliness, feeling rejected, anger, boredom, shame, and guilt. Negative emotions serve an important function. They are signals to ourselves and to others that we are in a…... READ MORE

Child Development Motivating Kids Parenting Tools

Reflective thinking supports achievement and well-being

Reflective thinking supports achievement and well-being

Reflective thinking supports achievement and well-being Schools benefit when they promote a reflective mind set within their whole community: Parents & Children; Teachers & Children: Teachers & Parents; as well as amongst the children; amongst the teachers and amongst the parents.   Social and emotional skills are a pre-requisite for academic achievement. Background: Just as…... READ MORE

Behavior Problems Child Development Parenting Tools

Reflective parents ‘pay it forward’ to their kids

Reflective Parenting emphasizes Reflective Thinking– a powerful communication tool that underlies all healthy parent-child relationships. Reflective thinking is the multi-purpose human capacity for Understanding others Understanding our self Being able to self-regulate: emotions, behaviors, impulses. Being a Reflective Parent is the only way to teach your child how to be a Reflective Thinker! Benefits of being a Reflective…... READ MORE

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As a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, I have been in private practice for over 35 years, with a special interest in parents and couples.

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