Discussion of Second Nature by Erin Clabough facilitated by Lisa DiSciullo, Parent Coach and Educator, owner of Parenting Matters NJ.
Use Neuroscience to Raise an Awesome Person―Starting Now
Searching for a roadmap to raise a successful child who makes a positive difference in this world? Neuroscientist and mother Erin Clabough teaches that to thrive as adults, children need to learn self-regulation, a master life skill founded in empathy, creativity, and self-control. The lack of even one of these intertwined skills underlies nearly all of the parenting problems we face.
The good news is that you can build these strengths in children at any age, from infancy to adulthood. Here, using key insights from brain development research, you’ll learn how.
With scientific depth and in clear language, Erin gets you up to date on the vast tide of emerging neuroscience discoveries and how they can help you parent better.
Practicing these skills requires a new mindset, but “second nature” parenting is low effort and high impact. It only takes a few minutes each day to nurture the skills your kids need, simply by using everyday situations that you’re already facing in a different way.
A hands-on exploration of
- Empathy, creativity, and self-control―three key, interrelated skills that support your child’s decision-making, emotional regulation, happiness, and independence
- Self-regulation―where the three key skills come together, giving your child the power to blaze a trail towards a personal goal while preserving healthy relationships
- A wealth of tools based on neuroscience principles―from quick “do anywhere” games to long-term strategies―for creating positive lifelong habits
- How to better understand and deal with tantrums, impulsivity, inattention, bickering, bullying, and other common challenges
- In-depth guidance on how to build motivation, enhance critical thinking skills, encourage accountability, create space for play and reflection, cultivate compassion, solve problems, and much more
Our discussion will be held Friday, January 10 @ 9:30 am at The Book House, 281 Essex St, Millburn
Call 973-564-6262 to order from The Book House or get the audible version from Libro.fm and be sure to designate The Book House as your local book store.
The Book House also has delicious coffee and tea for purchase.
About the Parents That Matter Book Club:
Are you interested in learning about and deepening your understanding of positive ways to parent?
Join us to learn the new thinking about how to interact with your children in our fast-paced, technology-based world. We’ll be selecting, reading, and discussing a book each 6-8 weeks with discussion led by Parent Coach, Lisa DiSciullo, of Parenting Matters NJ. The goal is to create a community of supportive parents that are striving and engaged in being the best parents they can be. Is that you?
There will be discussion in person and in a Facebook group. Email or FB message me if you are interested in being added to the group.