Articles etc.

Read A Review of Tom’s New Book Here

 

Another Glowing Review Here from Mamasmiles

 

Yet Another Review Here

from Adventures with Twins

 

CLICK HERE to read Tom’s article on Parenting.com,

Three Magic Phrases for Parents

 

CLICK HERE to read Tom’s article for the Center for Childhood Creativity,

Fostering the Creative Spirit in Your Child

 

CLICK HERE to read Tom’s article published in Parents Press May 2012,

Debunking Three Commonly Abused Parenting Strategies

 

CLICK HERE to read Tom’s article published in Parents Press February 2013,

(help your child build emotional intelligence!)

The ABC’s of the RULER Approach

 

CLICK HERE to read Tom’s article published in Parents Press June 2012,

Confidence is Contagious

 

CLICK HERE to read Tom’s article published in Parents Press September 2012,

“Braving it” (What Parents Can Learn from Pixar’s Brave)

 

CLICK HERE to read Tom’s MarinMommies article,

What You Can Do to Help Prepare Your Preschooler for Kindergarten

 

CLICK HERE to listen to an excerpt from an interview about Tom’s book on “Strategies for Living

 

CLICK HERE to listen to an interview about Tom’s book on Texas Public Radio.

Helping Young Children with Transitions

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We’ve all been there. You have someplace to go and your child doesn’t want to leave. Welcome. The good news is: you have lots of choices of how to react. The bad news is: you have lots of choices of how to react. Hypothetically Speaking There’s always bribery, tricking, yelling, grabbing, and racing (desperate times…) but let’s suppose, for the sake of argument, you genuinely care about your child, and you want to create the foundation of a lifelong relationship based on genuine trust, honest communication, and...

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Applying Vygotsky’s ZPD to Parenting

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•Scaffolding Your Child’s Whole Development• If you ever wake up and think, “Gosh, I just love how as a parent, society gives me no respect, gratitude or support.” And you wonder, “How can I get more of the same?” Well, you might decide to go into early childhood education! Should you decide to get an advanced degree – since, as we know, you are in it for the money, you will undoubtedly come across the name of Lev Vygotsky. He was an educational psychologist primarily interested in how children learn and develop and how society...

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