Posted on September 8, 2022 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
Discussing forms of meanness, how it occurs, and how we can help our children through moments that hurt.
Posted on February 1, 2018 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
What Can Parents Do to Prevent Harassment and Abuse The “Me Too” movement got my mental wheels churning, as it has for so many. I began wondering, “What can we, as parents, do to prevent our own children’s ‘Me too’?” I recalled when a former uncle cornered me when I was a small, shy child. …
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: "Me too", "Me Too" Movement, Anger, assertive communication skills, Boundaries, child abuse, child harassment, child sexual abuse prevention, Educating child on healthy and sexuality, family boundaries, family power dynamics, fear, harassment, parents keeping kids safe, Prevent child abuse, Prevent sexual abuse, Preventing child abuse, preventing child sexual abuse, sexual harassment
Posted on November 13, 2014 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
“You have brought yummy treats! You are so nice to share. But me, I have nothing. My cupboards are bare!” Mouse squeaks, “Don’t fret. There’s enough, dear Bear. You don’t need any food, you have stories to share!” His friends hug him tight. “It will be all right!” And the bear says, “Thanks!” – Bear …
Posted on October 21, 2014 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
/no/ – used to give a negative answer or reply to a question, request, or offer 1 About Children and the Evolution of “No.” If your child was anything like mine between the ages of two and three, “No! No! No!” was a favorite and often used word. For the most part, while children are …
Category: About, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: "Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child", Assertiveness, Boundaries, Elements of a Confident Kid, Emotional coaching, John Gottman, Model, Moral development, Practice, Responsible decision-making, Responsive environment, Saying "No!"
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