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How you can encourage your young child to be more independent with daily tasks and foster their executive functioning skills.

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181. BTS: How can I get my 3-year-old to do things they don’t want to do?

Young child independently buttoning up his shirt

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48. The difference between a tantrum and a meltdown: Q&A with Dr. Emily Upshur

Difference between a tantrum and a meltdown

Did you know there is a difference between a tantrum and a meltdown? Do you know what that difference is?

Dr. Emily Upshur, from Upshur Bren Psychology Group, is back to answer those questions and help arm parents with the tools they need to best support their child through each. We’ll discuss what is happening in your child’s brain and body when they’re dysregulated, why these aren’t manipulative behaviors, and address the misconception that parents need to ignore bad behavior as a means of not reinforcing it.

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