As I read Brain Rules for Babies, by John Medina, I kept sighing, wishing such a book had existed when I was a new mother. Here are the clues for developing executive functioning as you parent. This is a parenting book from the perspective of brain development. It’s a book written with refreshing humor, honesty and compassion for the challenges of being a parent and a spouse.
While the subtitle is “How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five,” I would recommend reading this book even if your children are grown, and I would definitely give it to any couple just starting their family. It would be a gift to positively change lives.
Marydee Sklar is the president of Executive Functioning Success and the creator of the Seeing My Time Program®. She is an educator and author of three books on executive functions, as well as a trainer and speaker. Marydee has more than twenty-five years of experience working with students and adults with executive function challenges.