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Tips for Raising a Young Child to be CALM, thoughtful and able to focus

by Ginny Trierweiler, Born 4 Brilliance Parent Coach I teach parents and educators how to raise children who are Calm, Capable and Confident, at a time when our parenting and education approaches– and child outcomes — are moving further and … Continue reading

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Raising a Young Child to be Calm, Thoughtful and Able to Focus their Attention– Tip #2

by Dr. Ginny Trierweiler, parent coach This is one of a series of articles about how to raise young children to be calm, thoughtful and able to focus their attention. There are many times in life that we need to … Continue reading

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The #1 Tip for Having a Calm, Happy Home with Young Children

The #1 TIP FOR HAVING A CALM, HAPPY HOME WITH CONSIDERATE, SELF-RELIANT CHILDREN  by Dr. Ginny Trierweiler You can be the smartest parent on the block and give your child the best developmental opportunities with this one tip—declutter, go minimalist … Continue reading

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Parent’s Guide to Talking about Elections with Young Children

Parent’s Guide to Talking about Elections with Young Children by Dr. Ginny Trierweiler, the Born 4 Brilliance Parent Coach It’s now 2 weeks to Election Day.  Doesn’t it feel as though this Presidential campaign has been interminable and exhausting?  Teachers have … Continue reading

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7 Secrets to Having a Calm, Happy Home with a Young Child

by Dr. Ginny Trierweiler, BCC, Born 4 Brilliance Coach I can’t put my 14 month old down at all without him crying and throwing a fit. I need a break!  What can I do?? I feel like I am constantly … Continue reading

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Is Bullying a Normal and Inevitable Part of Childhood?

“9 year old West Virginia boy commits suicide due to bullying.” This is a parent’s worst nightmare. And bullying appears to be on the rise in the United States at this time. Teachers describe an increase in bullying based on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday– and thank you!– Dr. Maria Montessori

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D. I have been fascinated with the potential of young children since I was a young child and I have enjoyed studying early child development in great depth for decades now. But it’s only in the past 10 or … Continue reading

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Is “benign neglect” best for kids?

Which is better for kids — Helping Them as Much as Possible or “Benign Neglect?” by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D.   Recently, I was visiting a woman at a nursing home and saw in her room a Reader’s Digest article titled … Continue reading

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What can a child become GREAT at?

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., Parent Coach When Manuel arrived at preschool at 3 years old, he was already identified with speech delays and considered to be on a path toward school failure. Fortunately, his teachers noticed his fascination with geography and maps … Continue reading

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Avoid “Spoiling” a Young Child — excerpt from book

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., High Regard Parent Coach A friend with a new baby called me recently saying her friends were telling her to ignore her 3 month old baby when she put him to bed and he cried.  It … Continue reading

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