The Whole-Brain Child ~ Post 2

Earlier this spring, an initially friendly little dog nipped my two-year-old’s finger at a Little League game. I scooped my daughter up right away, comforted her and she stopped crying fairly quickly. Since the small mark on her hand disappeared the next day, I soon forgot about the episode; however, the mark on her memory did not vanish so quickly.Weeks later at…

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The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. ~ Post 1

I was first introduced to “The Whole Brain Child” several years ago, in the height of my frustration and disillusionment as a parent (see Why Book-a-Month under the Start Here tab). Although the authors do an excellent job translating the latest research in neuroscience via illustrated comic-style panels and engaging narratives of real parent-child interactions, the concepts still overwhelmed that “younger me.”I…

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Welcome…  to Read Your Way Home: A Book-a-Month to Better Parenting!The first book review is coming soon!In the meantime, please check out the Author Bio, introductory posts & personal testimonies in the drop-down menu above.If you’re eager to start reading, most local libraries carry our first title:The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, MD and Tina Payne Bryson, PhDNext in line:No…

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