Category Archives: young children

Child-rearing changes cause more stress in our relationships with young children

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., Board Certified Coach About 15 years ago, having already studied child development for many years and worked with hundreds of children and families, I had an experience that opened my eyes to how much more brilliant … Continue reading

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Helicopter parenting– where does it come from– and how can we avoid it?

By Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D. Where does helicopter parenting come from?  Isn’t it just a super-extraordinary form of love? I became very curious about this 10 years ago when I first observed toddlers and young children demonstrating much more capability, courtesy, and … Continue reading

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How to help your young child learn to say “Sorry”– and mean it!

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D. Let’s face it—apologizing isn’t particularly easy for anyone!  If we’ve done something wrong, it’s hard to admit it.  We can feel like we’re “losing face” when we apologize.  And, if someone tells us we have to … Continue reading

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