Tag: Dealing with big feelings

5 Key Reasons to Encourage Your Child to Journal

By Guest Author Alexandra Eidens, Founder, Big Life Journal Those who journal are in good company. Some of history’s greatest visionaries, including Ben Franklin, Winston Churchill, and Marie Curie, kept journals. But aside from famous company, there are other important reasons for journaling. Studies show that keeping a journal reduces stress, improves focus and boosts mood. …

Frustrations over Homework? Practice this Coping Strategy…

“Uuuwwaaaahhhh” I heard from our dining room table and recognized immediately the telltale sign of my son getting frustrated with his homework. “He hasn’t been working that long,” was my first thought. My second was, “this is gonna be a long night.” Children of all ages will experience frustration during homework time. And because we …

Dealing with Young Children’s Big Feelings!

Join me today (free) in the Preschool Mindfulness Summit! What do you do when your toddler or preschooler melts down in the Target checkout line? I share specific examples of how parents can help young children deal with their big feelings in ways that build social and emotional skills – while cultivating them in yourself …

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