Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. is a child and adolescent psychotherapist and parenting consultant, a school counselor, and a Developmental Consultant for Camp Chippewa for Boys. She is the co-author of the best-selling book The Whole-Brain Child (Random House, 2011), which gives parents practical ways to transform difficult moments into opportunities for children to thrive. Dr. Bryson earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, and she currently lives near Los Angeles with her husband and three children. She writes at http://www.TinaBryson.com.
What was your favorite toy as a child?
My two favorite things were my doll (My Friend, Mandy) and my roller skates.