Blog by Jean M. Schmith Table-pounding, yelling, and name-calling are how toddlers express anger and frustration. Why do kids engage in table-pounding? They need ATTENTION. They are saying “Hey, I have a need and you’re ignoring it.” So parents turn
Understanding leads to love. Really? It has been said (I think by Wayne Dyer–but don’t quote me–) that if you really truly understood a person–where that person comes from, what makes that person who he/she is–you would love that person.
Is confronting and fighting the same as “brave”? In American culture, people who confront and fight are frequently seen as heroic. Take the iconic Dirty Harry–the cop who always confronts and beats up the bad guys. We clap and cheer
Hate Speech: What is it and who on earth would use it and why? I teach communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills–among other things. And I believe those skills are extremely important for many reasons, not the least of which
Are there condescending people in your life? Would you like a simple tactic that will shine a light on these people, and their behavior, and encourage them to take their bullying and mean selves somewhere else? Dan will give you