Appreciating Challenging Behaviors: What they reveal about your Child’s Emotions
Mona Delahooke, PhD
Location: Cottage Co-op, 6:15 -7:45 pm
The Yes Brain
Tina's talk will focus on aspects of the new book she's working on, The Yes Brain. She will explain about current research into what's called "the science of play." These studies demonstrate that play is actually essential for optimal development. It reduces stress and offers all kinds of social, psychological, and cognitive benefits. Still, play itself is endangered in American schools and homes, as it is replaced by structured activities, lessons, practices, and on and on.
We are surrounded by the written word, and children naturally notice and are interested in it....