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The Whole-Brain Child: Chapter 3

This chapter is about how the bottom parts of your brain connects to the top parts. The bottom of the brain contains the amygdala which is responsible for decision-making, memory and emotional reactions. It is part of the limbic system which deals with the body’s emotional responses. This chapter describes the brain as a house. The bottom part of the house is the amygdala and the top part … Continue reading The Whole-Brain Child: Chapter 3

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Movie Review: The Lego Batman Movie

Whenever a sequel comes out after a great movie, I expect it to fall far below my expectations. This movie, however, surprised me. It wasn’t as consistently amazing as the first one but this one did not disappoint. It just screams epic all over it because it does a whole lot of references to many movies/shows including Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Dr. Who, King … Continue reading Movie Review: The Lego Batman Movie

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The Whole-Brain Child: Chapter 2

This chapter focuses on integration. Integrating the left and right sides of the brain is very important for the emotional health of the child. Children are predominantly right sided which is obvious with how emotional they get. Their brains aren’t mature enough to think before they act or think before they feel. Not sure if you guys know my background or not, but I used … Continue reading The Whole-Brain Child: Chapter 2

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The Whole-Brain Child: Chapter 1

Parenting is a difficult thing. Recently I have been worried that we haven’t been nurturing her growing mind correctly. For months I had been meaning to get some books on the subject but only now did I actually get to choosing some books. The book I’m currently reading is called “The Whole-Brain Child” by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson. There are many opinions and … Continue reading The Whole-Brain Child: Chapter 1