Posted on November 3, 2016 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
“I just can’t go to sleep!” E said summoning me well after our nightly bedtime ritual had taken place. When I guided him back to bed, he layed down and flopped his feet up in the air with his body in a constant wiggle. Since I observed his physical restlessness first, I gently guided him …
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Bedtime, bedtime with kids, calming kids at bedtime, Gratefulness, Gratitude, Kids, kids getting to sleep, kids going to sleep, kids' anxieties, kids' worries, Mindfulness, Parents, reflective thinking, relaxation at bedtime, restless mind, Self awareness, self-soothing
Posted on January 15, 2015 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
“One of my happy thoughts was having peace and quiet in the house today to work,” I said. “Oh yeah. Mom, could you give me peace and quiet while I am going to sleep? I always hear you doing the dishes in the kitchen and it keeps me up,” said E in earnest. “I’ll try,” …
Posted on December 4, 2012 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
Thanks to Maurice Elias, Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University, Author of Emotionally Intelligent Parenting, and Edutopia Blogger, Confident Parents, Confident Kids is featured today 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. Photo credit: aSIMULAtor via flickr …
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Bedtime
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