Category Archives: Toddlers

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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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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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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Helping the Young Child Develop Self-Awareness and Self-Control– Emotional Intelligence Part 2

Let’s begin with two well-established premises and a conclusion: 1st premise: A huge amount of brain development occurs in the first three years of life. 2nd premise: People with high emotional intelligence find it easier to be successful in life. … Continue reading

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How to Help the Young Child Become Emotionally Intelligent

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., Parent Coach People with high emotional intelligence find it easier to be successful in life. They have better mental health, job performance, and leadership skills. Young children are immature in every way, including their emotional development, … Continue reading

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The surprising truth about “educational” toys

Did your child just get lots of new toys for Christmas? You should know that many of the toys being marketed as educational for young children actually interfere with learning and development. See the New York Times article at the link … Continue reading

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