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Thanks to Maurice Elias, Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University, Author of Emotionally Intelligent Parenting, and Edutopia Blogger, Jennifer Miller, author of Confident Parents, Confident Kids is featured on Edutopia, the George Lucas Foundation’s website. Check out the blog article below and then, check out this excellent website with loads of valuable resources. The article is entitled: Parents: Make Bedtime a Social-Emotional Moment with Your Kids.

It begins…

Education consultant Jennifer Miller has launched a wonderful, valuable new blog site for parents, Confident Parents, Confident Kids that I think merits the attention of anyone working in social, emotional and character development who wants a place to send parents for ideas and advice and dialogue. As she says, “The purpose of the blog is to help parents actively support their kids’ social-emotional development. Parents can get inspired and gain simple, practical ideas for teaching children skills in self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationships, and responsible decision making at home. Readers will be encouraged to participate and share ideas, challenges, and questions in this community of engaged parents.” I asked Jennifer to provide some advice on two questions that are important to teachers and parents, one a “big” question and the other, one of those everyday moments that can have great significance in creating a more emotionally intelligent household. Read full article.

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