Posts Tagged ‘integrative functioning’

This Thanksgiving I’m Thankful For…

One morning when my son was three, we ordered drinks at our local coffee shop. As he carefully took his mug full of steamed milk from the barista, I said “thank you” to her. She gazed at him with the look I’m sure all parents are familiar with: the look that is an adult saying…

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Impulse Control in Young Children (and Young Teens)

A recent study on parenting discovered what researchers called an “expectation gap” wherein 56% of parents believe that children under the age of three have the ability to resist doing something forbidden and 36% of parents believe that children under the age of two have this ability. Fact: if everything is perfectly on track developmentally…

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