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Dr. Peter’s Posts

Here’s a sample of some things we’ve been talking about lately.

How Kids Learn Self Regulation

How do children develop self-regulation skills – and who cares? First of all, what are self-regulation skills?  Self-regulation is the ability to focus your attention, control your emotions, and manage your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.  These skills – often referred to as the executive functions of the brain – are critical for healthy child development […]

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Get Rid of Your Big Buts!

Many of us start off the new year with the best of intentions. We want to live healthier and happier, and yet, there always seems to be some big BUT getting in the way. Don’t you just hate that!

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A Season of Giving – and Receiving

It’s that time of year when we seek to bring gifts of joy and good cheer to our family and friends. Yet often we get so swept up in finding the just-right gifts in stores, that we forget about the real gifts of love surrounding us all the time.

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