The role of the microsystem in shaping childrenâ€™s effortful control is important and parents play a critical role. After reading the text and viewing the â€œLife at 3: Bad Behavior (Links to an external site.)â€ video, address the following:
- What would you recommend to a parent who asks you what he or she can do to promote his or her preschool childâ€™s self-regulation skills?
- Now turning to the mesosystem, identify examples of influences on the child’s effortful control you can share with the parent.
- Provide examples of influences on childrenâ€™s effortful control that you have observed in your own family and other families who are close to you.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length.