“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
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: building family connectedness, cooperation with routines, Creating a calm home, Dealing with emotions, Family music making, increasing social awareness, joyful family, Kids and music, Managing anxiety, Music, Music and self-control, music impact on children, Parenting with music, promoting social and emotional skills, Social and Emotional Development, teaching self-control through music
“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
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Dealing with change, Dealing with emotions, Dealing with transitions, Emotions with new baby, Growing family, Helping kids adjust to new babies, Kids and new baby, new baby, New brother, new sibling, New sister, Preparing for a new baby, Preparing to be a sibling
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
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
Category: Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Bravery, Calming down, Coping skills, Coping strategies, Dealing with emotions, Emotion coaching, Emotional honesty, Kids and anger, Kids and family, Kids and stress, Parents and Coping, Self control, Self-management, Self-regulation
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