Nurse and Psychotherapist
Discipline and routine
Brigitte Racine is a nurse, Psychotherapist, a graduate of Laval University, Centre de relation d'aide de Montréal and the William Glasser Institute in California. She offers conferences, training courses, and individual consultations. For a list of her upcoming conferences or to view excerpts of her DVD "La discipline un jeux d’enfant", visit her website.
Her DVD is available at the Sainte-Justine Hospital library, at her conferences and on her website. [email protected], 514.392.4755.
Say YES as often as you can!
If “no” is necessary for children and teenagers, it remains a word to be used in moderation because it can bring on a feeling of helplessness in children. What if you told them yes instead?
May 11, 2020
Should we reward children?
Just like punishments, rewards are given to control children. The difference only lies in the fact that one is more positive than the other. We want the child to continue behaving well so we buy it in some way.
April 6, 2020
Which behaviours should I punish?
Being a parent means having a thousand questions about discipline, punishments and interventions. Yet if we respect the two following basic principals, we should do fine!
October 7, 2019
I never see my friends because of my child!
If it is acceptable for a while to see no one because the family just got bigger, there comes a time when we want to resume our social life. But if our child endlessly goes berserk, how do we do it?
September 30, 2019
Do you ever repeat yourself?
Did you know that an adult repeats a request to his child three to five times on average? And you? How many times do you repeat? Too many, I suppose.
August 12, 2019
Kids' participation to house chores
From an early age, children can do little chores and simple tasks. All that is needed is a little encouragement and understanding of their capabilities.
March 16, 2020