Nancy Buck

Nancy S. Buck, Ph.D. is a developmental psychologist, expert in children’s motivation and behavior, and parenting coach. Fresh, funny and unafraid, she tackles the tough topics facing all families today. As the founder of Peaceful Parenting Inc®, blogger for Psychology Today and author of Peaceful Parenting and Why Do Kids Act That Way? The Instruction Manual Parents Need to Understand Children at Every Age, she gives lively presentations that audiences relate to and remember. To learn more or to contact Dr. Buck, visit PeacefulParenting.com.


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The Magical Question: a Tool to Teach Self-Discipline

When your child misbehaves, would you rather be their teacher or be an enforcer? By using “the magical question,” you can solve problems more easily and teach your child self-discipline. Continue reading

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The Brain’s Biology: A Negative Feedback Loop System

Our brain is wired to alert us when things aren’t going the way we’d like. While this helps us survive, we need to do more to maximize our success and joy. Continue reading

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Keeping Children Open For Growth And Learning

Just as a cell is either “open” or “closed,” our children are either closed for protection or open for growth and learning. How we interact with kids goes a long way in determining if they remain open and ready for learning. Continue reading

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Are You Still Using A Rotary Phone To Connect With Your Children?

You wouldn’t use a rotary phone to call your kids, right? So why do we still use outdated approaches to teaching and parenting? Continue reading

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