The Whole-Brain Child, written by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson takes a deep dive into the mind of a child in an effort to demystify the meltdowns and aggravation, explaining the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures.


The “upstairs brain,” which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-twenties. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. No wonder kids can seem—and feel—so out of control.


By watching our short summary course and applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child’s brain and foster vital growth.

The Whole Brain Child

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    Part 1 - Parenting with the Brain in Mind 

    Part 2 - Two Brains Are Better Than One

    Part 3 - The Staircase of the Mind

    Part 4 - Kill the Butterflies

    Part 5 - The United States of Me

    Part 6 - The Me-We Connection

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