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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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Teaching children to say “I’m sorry”

by Ginny Trierweiler, the Born for Brilliance Parenting Coach I was just asked today “How do I teach my child to apologize when she has done something wrong?  Why do children resist this?” There are some really good reasons children … Continue reading

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What to do when you see unsupervised children– Part 2

In the last post, I suggested that calling the police is probably not the first thing to do when you see unsupervised children.  Well, at lot of my work involves helping people raise toddlers who are thinking, courteous, and becoming … Continue reading

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What to do when you see unsupervised children– Part 1

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., Author, Speaker, and Parent Coach I speak with parents and other adults about raising toddlers to be compassionate, thinking, self-reliant individuals. The other day, I was speaking with such a group and the topic came up– … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Parents!

By Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., Author, Speaker, Parent and Leadership Coach ________________________________ In various dialogues with parents, I asked the question “what do you wish you had known or understood earlier as a parent?” Their thoughtful and wise responses have blown … Continue reading

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Insights of parents of babies — Part 1

Last post, I shared some of the challenges of parents of babies and a little about what they said helped them.   I also asked them to share what they have learned that they wished they had known sooner.  Here are … Continue reading

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Physical Development and Walking– Rethinking “Containment”

The human infant has deep, intrinsic motivation to work on physical development– coordinated movement, balance, and fine motor skills–  and finds this work very rewarding. Babies work hard to reach, grasp, bring things to themselves, and get themselves to places they … Continue reading

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