Tag: Emotional Intelligence

EQ in your PJs: Emotional Intelligence Resources for Families and Secondary Students

From Creator Rudolph Keeth Matheny Like all of us, I have been absolutely overwhelmed and saddened by what is happening with Coronavirus. I know many are struggling, some in traumatic ways, and we are all dealing with heavy emotions. Educators are facing challenges of trying to move learning online, while balancing the strong concerns of …

Do You Have an Emotional Safety Plan?

Prepare Yourself and Your Family for Emotional Fires… Hospitals have assembled incident command systems, or plans for teams to address the extensive health care needs from the COVID-19 pandemic. States are issuing orders for statewide shutdowns of restaurants, schools, events, and even, borders. And we, as families, are encouraged to stay home. While all this …

On PBS Kids… “How to Coach Kids through Big Emotions”

Confident Parents, Confident Kids is delighted to partner with WNET Thirteen, the New York flagship PBS affiliate and PBS Kids to produce articles, resources and videos for parents related to supporting and helping our children learn about their big feelings. Today on PBS Kids’ blog, check out the following article on using emotion coaching with …

Special New Book Pre-order Incentive!

The new Confident Parents, Confident Kids book is a unique full color, fully illustrated parenting book that walks parents through the big feelings that accompany each age and stage of development and how they can best support their child through it all. It offers guidance on the temperaments, or emotional tendencies, our children are born …

Grab the Bonus!!! Pre-order Today…

The countdown is on… (yes, literally – check out my site for the countdown box!) to the publication date of Confident Parents, Confident Kids: Raising Emotional Intelligence In Ourselves and Our Kids — from Toddlers to Teenagers! In collaboration with the publisher — Quarto Knows/Fair Winds Press — we are able to provide bonus materials …

Summer Scrapes, Cuts, and Bruises: How to Offer First Aid with Emotional Intelligence

“Are you okay?” I asked as E made a beeline from the outdoors in straight to the upstairs bathroom and shut the door. “No,” he uttered angrily coming out and showing me bloody elbows and knees and scraps up and down the side of his body. It was his first day out of school. And …

Drum Roll, Please! Big Announcement…

It is with great pleasure and delight that I announce the very first book from Jennifer S. Miller and this site: Confident Parents, Confident Kids: Raising Emotional Intelligence in Ourselves and Our Kids — From Toddlers to Teenagers.  When I asked fifty parents in a neighborhood Mom’s Club the question: “what one issue do you …

United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day Pop-Up Festival

Join EQ #ChildrensDay! To celebrate the United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day, November 20, allies in 100+ countries will collaborate to bring more emotional intelligence awareness and resources to children and the adults who support them… and you are invited to be part of it! EQ #ChildrensDay celebration will create a long-lasting impact as participants will …

In NYMetro Parents Magazine… “How to Help Your Child Build Emotional Intelligence”

NYMetro Parents Magazine published an article in their October issue including interviews with Kathryn Lee, Director of Yale University’s RULER for Families and Confident Parents, Confident Kids’ author, Jennifer Miller on tips for how parents can support the development of emotional intelligence at various ages and stages. The article also points to important research from …

Teaching Young Children About Anger

“That’s mine!” Sophie heard her daughter scream at her younger sibling from the next room. As Sophie turned her attention to the unfolding scene, she saw her upset child swipe a doll out of the hands of her sister and hit her across the shoulder. What should Sophie do next? Young children, as they begin …