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The Importance of a “Good” Bye

The Importance of a “Good” Bye

No matter what the circumstances surrounding the ending, I have learned that having a “good” bye is an important part of the process. It can bring peace and closure as well as space for all that needs to be said, but somehow never was […]

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Learning the Language of Emotions

Learning the Language of Emotions

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In my 39 years of teaching, I have learned to recognize typical student behavior traits; traits that can be easily managed with a positive reward system and sometimes, a little extra parent involvement, creating a classroom of good mental health.

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Reflect, Ask, Connect, Support

Reflect, Ask, Connect, Support

| January 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

To a certain extent every child, especially younger ones, have difficulty managing emotions and controlling impulses. Impulsivity–acting before thinking–is part of being a kid. As a child Psychologist, I work with children who can be highly impulsive and often times, very aggressive.

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Letting the Air Out (Expressing Feelings)

Letting the Air Out (Expressing Feelings)

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you say you are going to do something, do it. If you asked for a break, then take it. Don’t start up the argument again. Following through is especially important when you are dealing with a conflict with your child.

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