Thinking Children provides information for parents, caregivers, and professionals on topics relating to child development and learning. We aim to provide research-based information that is useful in the daily lives of families. Thinking Children is available by mail and/or email. To receive copies by either method, contact: lrn@jbfcs.org.

                                  
Final Issue, June 2013
                                                                                    
            Volume 10       

Volume 10, Issue 1 (March 2012):
Learning to Pause
Hurry up and Wait!
The  Value of Waiting
Working toward a Goal
           

Volume 10, Issue 2 (Summer 2012): 
There's More to Me Than My Shyness
A Different Animal
A Shift in Understanding 
Is a Best Friend in Middle School Really Necessary?
An Alternate Route

 Volume 10, Issue 3 (Nov. 2012)
Building Emotional Capacity in Children
Building Emotional Capacity in Families
Setting Family Boundaries
The Unplugged Family Dilemma

    
 
      Volume 9    

Volume 9, Issue 1 (February 2011):
Teach Me What You Know
The Parent's View
The Teacher's View
A Mutual Experience
Conversations

Volume 9, Issue 2 (June 2011)
The Four W's of Therapy
Child Therapy: More Than Just Talk
What to Say
When Your Child Hates It
When Medication Is Recommended

Volume 9, Issue 3 (October 2011):
Beginnings
The Child Experience
The Parent Experience
A Strategic Approach

  
                                 
      Volume 8    
Volume 8, Issue 1 (February 2010):
Play
The Work of Play
Time Out for Play
Playing with Peers
Beating Boredom
Playing by the Rules
Volume 8, Issue 2 (June 2010):
Technology
Being in Touch vs. Being With
Redefining Learning in a Digital World
What Our Kids are Saying...
Volume 8, Issue 3 (October 2010):
Our Children, Ourselves
Thinking Parents
When Less is More
Protecting or Reacting?
Switching Gears
                                 
Volume 7    
Volume 7, Issue 1 (January 2009):
Stress
The Function of Stress
Recognizing Stress in Children and Helping Them Cope Conversations...About Financial Difficulties
Is the Fee Negotiable?


Volume 7, Issue 2 (June 2009):
Resilience in Children
Resilience: A Developmental Perspective
Perspective
Resilience Within Reach
Recognizing the Resilience
Creating A Safety Net
Buckling Under Pressure


Volume 7, Issue 3 (October 2009):
Organization Skills
Time to Get Organized
Disorganization: More Than Just a Mess
Establishing Good Habits
Getting Back on Track
The Big Picture
Volume 6    
Volume 6, Issue 1 (January 2008):
Psychological Testing
Psychological Assessments: The Whole is Greater Than the
Sum of the Parts 
The Fear of Labeling
When the Time is Right: The
Thinking Behind When to Have
an Assessment 
What's in a Name? The
Assessment Process Demystified
Alexander's Story
Public vs. Private Emotion


Volume 6, Issue 2 (May 2008):
Social Skills
The Social Life of Children
A Guide to Understanding Social Skills Groups
Two Vignettes
Building Social Bridges



Volume 6, Issue 3 (October 2008):
Reading Challenges
The Reading Puzzle
When Reading Isn't Easy: An Overview of Dyslexia
Conversations...About Reading
Difficulties and How to Help
Facing Reading and Writing Challenges Over Time

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