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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06/12/2020
Children may be seeing images and videos of protests and violence. They may be hearing loud and angry voices. They may even be part of sad or…
05/26/2020
While families continue to find themselves together under one roof, as they are “staying home”, it may be the time to involve everyone in a family…

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.