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What to Say During Conflict Moments with Young Children?

When parents and children enter into a power struggle, two things happen. The thinking brain goes to sleep because apparently it is conflict-avoidant. And the emotional brain has to take over operations. 826 more words

Challenging Behaviors

The Whole Truth

Parenting is hard.

I don’t care who you are, what you do, how much money you have, where you live, how you parent, or even how many children you have. 329 more words

New Parents

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

Sharon Doubet is an associate professor in the department of Special Education at Illinois State University. Sharon’s research focuses on the development of young children ages birth to five, families of young children with disabilities, qualitative research methodology, and the social emotional development of young children. 1,052 more words

Social-Emotional Development

Positive Guidance and Clear Limits: an Effective Behavioral Approach

There are many different ways to discipline a child. Often, we start out with the strategies we remember from our own childhood. Then, we may turn to advice from fellow parents. 512 more words

Challenging Behaviors