New Tips and Online Games for Kids to Build Social and Emotional Skills

Check it out! This week, the team at Centervention interviewed Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids on ways parents can help children deal with difficult challenges while promoting social and emotional skills. Centervention offers online games for children, kindergarten through twelfth grade to help build social and emotional skills while online. Here are the …

“Building Connections with Parents and Educators” — Podcast

How Can Parents and Educators Connect Around Children’s Social and Emotional Learning? Educator Andrea Samadi has created a new podcast series entitled “Neuroscience meets Social and Emotional Learning.” Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids was interviewed on her show this week. Whether you are an educator trying to figure out how to connect with …

Join Me! “Your Teen…Ready for College” Online Event

July 19-25, 2019 This special event features interviews with 35 experts (including Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids!) about the latest trends in college admissions, SAT tutoring, psychology, parenting, study skills, and college essays, and how you can set your child up for success without compromising your values. Jennifer Miller will be speaking with …

Upcoming Institute and Interview with Jennifer Miller

Research partners and parents Shannon Wanless and Jennifer Miller will be facilitating a full day institute pre-conference session on October 2nd, 2019 focused on parenting with social and emotional learning in Chicago at the 2019 SEL Exchange Conference hosted by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). We’ll be sharing our research and …

Special New Book Pre-order Incentive!

The new Confident Parents, Confident Kids book is a unique full color, fully illustrated parenting book that walks parents through the big feelings that accompany each age and stage of development and how they can best support their child through it all. It offers guidance on the temperaments, or emotional tendencies, our children are born …

Family Fighting this Summer? Use the Peace Rose…

“What do I do about my siblings fighting constantly?” I heard one Mom lamenting at a recent meeting. “Should I let them handle it? Should I intervene? I want to help them learn conflict management skills but I’m not sure how to respond.” Certainly, this is a common issue in family life. The reality is …

The Benefits, Opportunities, and Challenges of Summertime Playdates

“Mom, can I have a playdate with Tommy?” my son asks excitedly. Why do I feel ancient when I recall that playdates didn’t exist when I was a young girl? But in truth, kids were sent outside to play with their neighborhood friends or siblings and certainly, parents didn’t travel anywhere beyond their street to …

Grab the Bonus!!! Pre-order Today…

The countdown is on… (yes, literally – check out my site for the countdown box!) to the publication date of Confident Parents, Confident Kids: Raising Emotional Intelligence In Ourselves and Our Kids — from Toddlers to Teenagers! In collaboration with the publisher — Quarto Knows/Fair Winds Press — we are able to provide bonus materials …

Summer Scrapes, Cuts, and Bruises: How to Offer First Aid with Emotional Intelligence

“Are you okay?” I asked as E made a beeline from the outdoors in straight to the upstairs bathroom and shut the door. “No,” he uttered angrily coming out and showing me bloody elbows and knees and scraps up and down the side of his body. It was his first day out of school. And …

In Youth Connections Magazine… “Decisions, Decisions… How Can We Prepare Our Children to Make Responsible Choices?”

For the Youth Connections Magazine’s summer issue, we are discussing how you promote responsible decision-making skills in our children and teens. The article offers some guidance on children’s developing sense of what to base their choices on, how parents can support that development along with specific age/stage tips for promoting this essential life skill. Here’s …