Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Importance of Playing “Predator” Games during the Toddler and Preschool Years

The following “nuggets” about predator games with young children concern brain training that will build regulation of fear and aggression. They are compiled from lectures I heard in 2009 by Dr. Wilder and from my own experiences. This is not … Continue reading

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How Evil Uses Pain

In a previous blog, Pain Means Comfort is on the Way, we looked at one aspect of emotional pain.  Today I want to look at pain from another angle that I learned from Dr. Wilder.  As I talk to people … Continue reading

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Parenting Tip–Minimizing Upset

The following are a few tips that will help minimize upset beginning in the toddler years, but will also work as well when older.                 For as long as you can, use distractions to avoid escalating to “naughty.” Young children can … Continue reading

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You May Have to Ride with a Skunk, but You Don’t Have to Brush Its Fur!

I love this quote taken from my book Jewels for My Journey.  Dr. Jim Wilder said it to me when he was helping me learn not to beat up on myself when I failed, messed up, made a wrong decision … Continue reading

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