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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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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