What Happens to the Brain When We “Lose It”

by Rita Brhel on January 30, 2012

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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

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Rita Brhel (112 Posts)

Rita Brhel is the Publications Coordinator for Attachment Parenting International and Editor of Attached Family magazine. She is also an API Resource Leader and a Breastfeeding Counselor at Hastings, Nebraska, USA, where she lives with her husband and three children.


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