reblog: a quick tour through the inner workings of your child’s mind

May 11, 2013


Sometimes, in the work I do, people want me to “fix” kids.

But I’m not a kid mechanic. The best thing I can do is try to understand kids. It helps a lot to have knowledge of child development and brain development when trying to understand kids. When I talk to parents about their kids I almost always talk about the brain. It is the engine room for so much of what children do and what they are capable of and not capable of. A child’s brain is completely different to an adult’s brain.

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One Comment on “reblog: a quick tour through the inner workings of your child’s mind”

  1. InsideJourneys Says:

    Great post, Narelle. Thanks for reblogging it here. You make a great point about the child’s brain being different to an adult’s. It’s something we tend to forget or worse not even know about.


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