Summit Center: Helping every child reach new heights
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Dr. Dan Peters Takes Your Questions on Facebook Live, Tuesdays at 11:30a
Dr. Dan Peters is now on Facebook Live! You can watch Dr. Dan broadcast live from his office every Tuesday at 11:30 am Pacific on the Parent Footprint Facebook page. Anyone can "tune in." Videos are recorded for later viewing. The most recent Facebook Live video can be found here. You can also signup to receive notifications.
Articles &  Interviews from Dr. Dan Peters
Huffington Post 11/9/16: Trump Won and Hillary Lost: 5 Things To Tell Your Scared Children Now  Read

Huffington Post, 10/6: Do You Like Your Job? Your Kids Know the REAL Answer  Read

Blog Talk Radio 11/2: Bringing Inspiration To Earth Show, Children's Corner with host, Robert Sharpe  Listen

Life Elsewhere Radio, 11/13: Interview - Dr. Dan Peters speaks with Norman B. of WMNF Radio Listen
"T his one summer vacation has forever changed my brain on how I prioritize my evenings. "

- Deanna Kim, M.Ed.
Summit Center Update
November 2016

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you and your families. If you want to better understand your child's learning and development, consult about parenting, or work on meeting your own goals -- please give us a call. We offer several types of services and evaluations for both children and adults.
How Are You Living The 3 P's? Planning, Proactive, Prioritizing
Deanna Kim, M.Ed., Educational Therapist
By Deanna Kim, M.Ed.
Lights flickering. Pitch black room. A moment of silence. A flood of thoughts go through my brain like lightning as the hustle and bustle of the evening activities is interrupted. 'How long will this blackout last?' 'Was there something important I was supposed to do tonight?'

If you have ever experienced an energy blackout, you might have encountered an abrupt change of pace in a house lit up with flashlights and candles. For some people, it might be more than, "Oh well, now that my phone battery is dead, I guess I'll have to go to bed early." It could mean a loss of opportunity or negative consequences the next day.

In 2006, my husband and I were volunteering in a small fishing village in Southern India. Experiencing multiple blackouts in the middle of evening was not a big deal to the local people. To be honest, eating dinner in the dark in a hungry and exhausted state was my least favorite part of the day. As a natural planner, not knowing how my evening was going to pan out was the toughest part of my trip. However, this one summer vacation has forever changed my brain on how I prioritize my evenings...
New Book Now Available: toughLOVE: Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids
Dr. Dan Peters contributed a chapter to the newly released book: toughLOVE: Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids, edited by Lisa Stiepock, Amy Iorio, and Lori Gottlieb (Simon & Schuster, 2016). Dr. Peters contributed the chapter on "Managing academics in the home and school: finding the balance." The book offers advice from a myriad of contributors including Ivy League professors, New York Times bestselling authors (such as Madeline Levine), and top parenting coaches -- many with children of their own -- who address all sorts of issues, from the timeless (relationships with siblings, homework battles, how to have The Talk) to the timely (Internet safety, feelings of entitlement, ways to balance busy schedules).

Available through Amazon