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The Arc of the Tantrum

This illustration helps parents understand brain dysregulation, so they can pick & choose appropriate interventions based on their child’s brain functioning at any given moment. To say it another way–this helps make sense of your child’s tantrums, explains why some things  you do just make things worse, and gives a parent guidance for what TO […]

What Does ADHD Really Look Like

Everyone is familiar with the term ADHD. Unfortunately, the term is thrown around too frequently and inaccurately.  As a result, we are quick to label any child with behavior problems as having ADHD, which is not always true.  And in order for children to get the appropriate tools and services to help them, they need […]

Is Your Child Manipulating You?

When children tell untruths, cry without tears, laugh or say, “I don’t care” when you dole out a threat or consequence, you may see this behavior as manipulative and then react accordingly. If I think this child is manipulating me, I am naturally going to feel angry, put-upon and even trapped. These types of emotions […]
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