Sound the Trumpets! It’s Publication Day!

After years of hard work (dozens of proposals in the bin), research, collaboration, and loads (and loads) of anticipation, here we are — publication day! If you pre-ordered, you should have a beautiful package awaiting you today at your doorstep. Because you’ve been an essential part of this book coming to life, I’d like to …

Darkness, Monsters, and Snakes–Oh My! How Parents Can Support a Child Dealing with Fears

Based on Powerful Research… It’s flu shot day. I have a feeling that today will go smoothly. But two years ago, it didn’t. And I notice a sense of dread creep up on me like a zombie in a haunted mansion. A few years back, E asked about whether shots would be involved with his …

In The Alliance for Early Childhood’s Newsletter… “The Powerful Feelings of Our Little Ones…”

How Parents and Educators Can Support Young Children’s Emotional Development For the Fall/Winter Issue of The Alliance for Early Childhood’s newsletter, Confident Parents, Confident Kids’ Founder Jennifer Miller writes about the big feelings of young children focusing on 0-1, 1-2-year-olds, and 3-4-year-olds and ways in which parents and educators can support their emotional development. Jennifer …

Premiere of the Trailer for “Confident Parents, Confident Kids” — The Book

A whole lotta love, hard work, and research went into the making of this book and its trailer. Please enjoy and share!!!

National PTA’s Podcast — “Notes from the Backpack: How to Raise Confident Kids”

What an honor and delight to join the new podcast from the National Parent Teacher Association, “Notes from the Backpack!” Hosts LaWanda Toney, Director of Strategic Communications and Helen Westmoreland, Director of Family Engagement interviewed CPCK’s Jennifer Miller with wise and stimulating questions and even asked several listeners in advance to pose parenting challenges they …

Watch the Unveiling of “Confident Parents, Confident Kids” — The Book!

https://youtu.be/25y4XloJGrc It’s a big week for Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids as the first two final printed copies were received and… spoiler alert: it’s gorgeous! Thank you, Quarto/Fair Winds Press, Todd Conly, Meredith Quinn, Amanda Waddell, and Tina Wainscott of The Seymour Agency for your collaborative efforts to make this possible! Watch Jennifer …

And Baby Makes Four, Five, or Six? Preparing New or Experienced Siblings for a Baby

“I hope she cares when the baby is here because I keep telling her about it, and she doesn’t seem to react or connect with the fact that a baby in on the way.” “My son is super excited about the birth of his baby sister. He gently pats my growing tummy every day.” “My …

Learning from “Building Powerful Learning Environments From Schools to Communities”

All parties – schools, families, and community members – share the responsibility for building trust. But those who hold the official power within schools and classrooms have to set the tone and lead by example. -Arina Bokas, Building Powerful Learning Environments From Schools to Communities In both roles – as a parent and as an …

The Best of 2016

2016 was a tremendous year of growth for Confident Parents, Confident Kids. With numerous organizational and individual expert collaborators, 30,000 views from 152 countries and 22,000+ followers, this community of people committed to children’s social and emotional development is vibrant and dynamic and continues to grow after four plus years of dialogue. The coming year …

On Thrive Global – “Morning Routine Redux – Adjusting to Winter Weather”

Arianna Huffington and numerous partners have launched a site called Thrive Global in which they focus articles on well-being, wisdom, wonder, giving, working smarter, and unplugging and recharging. I was honored to have my article published on this site today. “Morning Routine Redux – Adjusting to the Winter Weather” will help any parents frustrated with the …