httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skaYWKC6iD4 This brief overview provides an introduction to the Six Core Strengths program developed by Dr. Bruce Perry and The Child Trauma Academy.
Sleep is essential to proper brain functioning. When the brain is asleep the brain is not resting. (Medina) Sleep is one of the most important ways we integrate memory and emotion. Dreams occur when the sophisticated area of our brain is uninhibited enough to allow the lower areas of the brain to run wild with[…]
The Washington Post’s Amy Joyce, editor and a writer of their On Parenting section, shares five strategies from Harvard’s Making Caring Common Project about how to raise your kids to be kind. Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the[…]