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.

 

Latest Podcast Episodes


 

From the Blog


03/10/2022
Consequences are a byproduct of behavior – at all ages. As an adult, if I run a red light while driving my car, I may be hit by another driver…
03/03/2022
Guiding children often comes with many decisions that impact how children grow and develop, and discipline strategies are one of the many decisions.

Stop. Breathe. Talk.


One basic technique that every parent can use during challenging moments.
Image
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.