How Children Express Shame

This blog on parenting is a nice description of an instance of how parents often misread a child's behavior. I recommend that parents always look for the deeper emotion beneath a child's actions or words, and the most powerful of these emotions are fear and shame. The...

Review: The Conscious Parent, by Shefali Tsabary, PhD

A number of years ago I read a blog by psychologist Shefali Tsabary, PhD, and liked it enough to include it on one of my parenting handouts on Reflective Listening. Just recently I stumbled upon Dr. Tsabary’s work again and realized she now has three bestselling books...

Resource List for Social and Emotional Skills

Just in time for those waning New Year’s Resolutions, is an amazing list of resources from The New York Times to improve your emotional and social functioning. Designed to be helpful for teachers to work with children, many of the articles are just as applicable to...