What Happens to the Brain When We “Lose It”

by Rita Brhel on January 30, 2012

Share Button

Learning neuroscience isn’t something every parent has time for, so Dr. Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell, authors of Parenting from the Inside Out, developed a simple and surprisingly accurate model of the brain that parents can make with their own hands, which helps us understand what goes on in there. When we know what’s going on in our children’s brains (and in our own), we are better able to respond sensitively and appropriately when emotions run strong. Read more on The Attached Family online magazine at http://theattachedfamily.com/membersonly/?p=2942

Share Button
Rita Brhel (154 Posts)

Rita Brhel, CLC, API Leader, is the Executive Editor for Attachment Parenting International. She lives with her husband, Mike, and 3 children, ages 9, 8 and 4, near Hastings, NE, USA, where she works as a freelance writer/editor, WIC Breastfeeding Counselor, and domestic violence survivors advocate. She also writes for various publications, including Mothering and La Leche League's New Beginnings.


Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: