For this month’s parenting book, I have chosen the New York Times Bestseller, The Whole Brain Child, by Daniel J Siegel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, PH.D.
What’s So Great About This Book?
Recently, It came to my attention that many parents were recommending the Whole Brain Child on social networking groups for parents. I was a bit skeptical. Was it going to be pop psychology esk or too hippy dippy? Then I read it.
The information in this book is actually simplified explanations of neuroscientific and psychological understandings of the brain. Observable phenomena on how children’s brains function - and how that differs from our fully developed adult brains.
It’s meant to help parents, teachers, therapists, etc. better understand how children, from