#25: Regulating Through Movement and Play with Robyn Gobbel

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Why is it so hard for our kids to stay calm and regulated? And how can we help them learn how to do it?

Today's guest, Robyn Gobbel, gives us a great explanation of how our kids' brains respond to stressors. She offers us practical ways to help them regulate through movement that is:

Rhythmic
Repetitive
Relational
Somatosensory

Links Relevant to this episode:

Robyn on Facebook

Gobbel Counseling Website

Episode 6: Helping Kids Process Scary Events with Robyn Gobbel

Episode 26: What To Do When Your Child is Out of Control with Robyn Gobbel

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Bruce Perry (this is an affiliate link)

Go Noodle


Mentor Moments:

This week Lisa and Melissa answer the question:

"How can I feel okay with fostering a child I don’t feel I can adopt but still want to foster so the child in question can become stable enough to move on at the right time? How do I reconcile that in my head and in my heart?"


 

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This download contains suggestions for regulating and proprioceptive activities. Additionally, there is a list of behaviors that may indicate your child's level of arousal.

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