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Making Room For Childhood to Unfold: Free Hand-Lettered Printables!July 7, 2017Friends, I’m so excited about these printables! The fabulous Colleen of Lemon Thistle hand lettered some of my favourite quotes about childhood and development, and now I’m offering them as a free download for my readers! Print them out for your >
“I Don’t Know”: A Guest Post From Teacher TomJune 19, 2017 I am thrilled to be hosting Teacher Tom on the blog today! Tom Hobson is a parenting and child development expert and is the author of Teacher Tom’s Blog, where he shares his experiences as a preschool teacher at >
A Not-So-Warm Reunion: Why Isn’t My Child Excited To See Me?May 17, 2017You know how you feel when you have been away from your kids? Maybe it was a long day at the office, or a trip out of town, or even a hospital stay. Your mind becomes full of the thought >
In this easy-to-read, science-based book, parents, caregivers and big people of all kinds will discover how discipline affects children’s development, why intervention should reinforce connection not separation, and why the disciplinary strategies that may have been used on us as children are not the ones that children really need. As a practicing child and family psychologist and advisor to the British Columbia ministry of children and families, Dr. Vanessa Lapointe has seen it all and has she has navigated hundreds of tough situations with families. Drawing on scientific research and a wealth of clinical experience, she shows you how to put out the fire without dampening your child’s spirits; how to correct their behaviour while emphasizing connection; and how to discipline without damage.
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