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Excuses Versus Self-Regulation

We need to trust kids and encourage them to trust their own experiences

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It bothers me when adults say that children are “making excuses” or avoiding their work if they ask to go get a drink of water or use the washroom more often than the adults deem “necessary”.



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Jillian Enright

She/they. Neurodivergent, 20+ yrs SW & Psych. experience. I write about mental health, neurodiversity, education, and parenting. Founder of Neurodiversity MB.