Tag: Dealing with emotions

Families Making Music, Joyful Ways to Promote Children’s Social and Emotional Development

“Hello, everybody! So glad to see you. Hello, everybody. We’re so glad to see you!” sang Miss Leigh, our Music Together instructor who engaged both parents and toddlers in song, dance, and music making once a week in my son’s early years…. Read More

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… Read More

Storytelling to Address Fears and Anxieties

This week, I am delighted to publish a guest post from Mom and accomplished writer, Lane Pierce who, in her words, captures stories from the “parenthood trenches.” Lane contributes to WUWM, Milwaukee Public Radio’s Listen To Your Mother show as an essayist and previously… Read More

Elements of a Confident Kid… Coping Skills

coping to maintain a contest or combat usually on even terms or with success to deal with and attempt to overcome problems and difficulties About Coping Skills: Though all babies are born with a brain rigged for the flight or fight survival… Read More