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How do I teach letting go to a 5 year old?

My daughter (10) is similar. There is a certain song that (for unknown reasons) brings up feelings of panic and anxiety for her any time she hears it. Once she's heard it, she fixates on it for ...
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How important is making up after a fight?

You have already noticed, correctly, that you will not be able to reason with them in the middle of a fight. We all have limited access to our higher executive functions during a state of elevated ...
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Why do kids dare each other?

Psychologist Gordon Neufeld usually talks about a phenomenon he calls peer orientation (as opposed to adult orientation, which he thinks should be, but to a decreasing extent is, the norm), which is ...
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