"Stop Yelling!" When children and teens have trouble self-regulating, they may provoke harsher parenting. But if parents can work on strategies that help themselves feel calmer, they can help their children learn to regulate better.
Understanding the Importance of Neurotransmitters by Tapestry. Neurotransmitters are the chemical messengers that help our bodies think, feel and move. However, the levels of key neurotransitters in many children from hard places are often too high, too low and/or out of balance. In this brief video, Dr. Karyn Purvis explains the importance of neurotransmitters, both in terms of helping parents gain new insight and compassion for their children and also for understanding how they might…
Gift 1: Give Your Child Voice by Tapestry. Dr. Karyn Purvis explains the importance of giving voice to children from hard places and how parents can do that. This video is part of the Insights and Gifts video series provided by Empowered To Connect.
Practical Help for Families in Crisis by Tapestry. Dr. Karyn Purvis talks about a few simple, yet tangible steps families can take in the midst of the crisis they may experience when parenting a child from a hard place.
Finding a Place to Start by Tapestry. Often parents who are struggling to connect with their children find it difficult to find any real measure of hope. In this brief video, Dr. Karyn Purvis talks about the importance for parents to find even a single point of connection as way to start building a bridge so that they can begin to reach their children.