The Science of Parenting

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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09/17/2020
Have you ever had an interaction with someone and they said, “No, do it my way”? And then did you resist, or were you able to try it a new way? How…
09/10/2020
New parents know the importance of schedules for their newborn. In fact, the literature supports parents helping their children develop patterns of…

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.