Category: Child Development

Don’t Worry. Be Happy.
May 8, 2019May 8, 2019
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Don’t Worry. Be Happy.

“Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment based on what you are feeling and thinking. That is what’s real. We can let go of the unconscious belief that being anxious about the past or the future will somehow protect us and instead reprogram our cells...

Don’t Believe Everything You Think
May 8, 2019May 8, 2019
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Don’t Believe Everything You Think

“More often than not, fear doesn’t emerge as nail-biting, cold-feet terror. It surfaces instead as anger, perfectionism, pessimism, low-level anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation. It poisons each moment it touches.” — Dan Baker, Ph.D. You may think your moods just come out of nowhere. But scientists now believe that moods are often a response...

How Do Children Learn Right from Wrong?
May 8, 2019June 17, 2019
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How Do Children Learn Right from Wrong?

Dr. Laura….How will they know right from wrong when they are never taught something will happen when they do wrong?” In a recent post, we addressed the fact that punishment doesn’t actually teach kids right from wrong. In fact, many studies show that punishment just teaches kids not to get caught doing wrong. So today, let’s think about how...