The Science of Parenting

Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Find real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research.

 

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04/08/2021
Many parents, especially new ones, may wonder what to expect when their new arrival makes their debut. It is natural to want to make sure that a…
03/18/2021
Guiding and directing children as they grow and develop is a serious endeavor for parents. We know family values are usually at the heart of all…

Stop. Breathe. Talk.


One basic technique that every parent can use during challenging moments.
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Stop. Breathe. Talk.

Stop. Take a moment to think about how you really want to respond to your child.

Breathe. Consider what is happening with your emotions. Take a deep breath or two to calm down.

Talk. Once you have gathered your thoughts, be intentional with your words to help guide your child toward the outcome you really want.

Learn more about Stop. Breathe. Talk. in Episode 3 - Take a Break and Take a Breath podcast and blog post.

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