Here we have a story all about how a youngster entering the classroom for the very first time learns self-regulation and learns to identify his emotions, understand his body cues and control his behavior. He learns to control behavior as a result of first identifying his feelings and framing them properly through the acronyms FADS(frustration, … Continue reading Promote Self-Regulation among Early Learners with a Kangaroo Named MAX
According to a report from Pew Research Center, fathers say that they don't spend enough time with their children even though U.S. fathers today are spending more time caring for their children than they did a half-century ago. Still, most (63%) say they spend too little time with their kids and a much smaller share … Continue reading How Much ‘Quality’ Time Do Fathers Spend With Their Children?
The current presidential emphasis on constructing a border 'wall' between the United States and Mexico, the limitations placed on certain immigrants permitted to enter this country, and the current deportation efforts supported by policy initiatives all possess a common thread. Travel bans are largely focused on countries whose populations can be considered 'people of color'- … Continue reading What You Don’t Know About Being ‘White’ in America
One of the biggest myths about childhood depression is that it doesn't exist. It is untrue. Symptoms of depression have been documented in children as young as 3 years old. If you're a parent, and you think that your child may be depressed, don't let it go. Don't ignore it, and don't try to convince … Continue reading Don’t Forget about the Myth of Childhood Depression