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Impulsive Kids

My Impulsive Son Throws Caution to the Wind

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

With little children, it is obvious that we need to act as their prefrontal cortex because we know that they aren't capable of inhibiting their impulses. We keep them close when we're near the street and make sure not to leave sweets sitting around where they will have trouble resisting them.

4 Ways To Keep Your Cool When Kids Misbehave

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 09.03.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, I love my kids, but I yell at them much more often than I'd like. What can I do to keep my cool when they act badly? Signed, Always...

Teaching Impulsive Kids To Slow Down

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, I have a 10-year-old son who is a sweet boy but frequently acts without thinking. This has gotten him into a lot of trouble at school a...