Tag: Emotional Intelligence

Interview on Promoting Self-Control

Want to learn practical, simple ways to promote self-control in your children? Today, check out my interview with Aditi Verma, Co-founder of Lead with Good. I discuss how parents can practically promote self-control through various ages and stages. Aditi asks excellent questions and poses examples from her own life as a parent. Lead with Good …

“Politics at the Thanksgiving Table? Here’s How to Model Emotional Intelligence” with Pearson Education

  I spoke with the talented team at Pearson Education – sponsors of the NBC Parent Toolkit – about a hot topic as we approach this U.S. holiday. What do you do when family conversations are heated or divided around politics? Here’s how it begins… __________________________________________________________ “Affirm their strong feeling –‘I can hear you feel …

Girl Leadership’s Twitter Chat on Pixar’s “Inside Out” at #HowDoYouFeel

I am excited to join in a conversation about emotions incited by the new Pixar movie, “Inside Out.” This chat, organized by Girl Leadership, includes participants from Common Sense Media, Ruler – the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Encourage Play and more. I will represent CASEL- the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning. Please …

CPCK’s Author Jennifer Miller in the Deseret National News

Check out the article Emotional Intelligence Is No Accident by Lois Collins published today in the Deseret National News. It begins… From the time her son Ethan was a toddler, Jennifer Miller tried to help him find appropriate ways to express his frustrations. If he would bite, hit or throw tantrums — perfectly normal for …

A Family’s Emotional Safety Plan

Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry. – Lyman Abbott As the temperature gauge slightly rises outdoors allowing us to shed our winter layers, our emotional temperature gauge shoots even higher in anticipation of the much-craved heat to come. From elation to frustration, we are working and …

NBC Universal’s Education Nation “Parent Toolkit” Features Blog Article by CPCK’s Author, Jennifer Miller

NBC Universal’s Education Nation “Parent Toolkit” published an article today by Jennifer Miller on their blog entitled “A Better Version of Yourself.” It highlights what you can do as a parent to deal with anger and anxiety in the heat of the moment with your children. From “A Better Version of Yourself“: As parents, we …

New Parent Supports – Coaching and Webinar

This week, I am launching a parent coaching service intended for busy, caring parents who know they could be more effective with their children with a little support. With some goal setting, guidance and simple strategies, parents can more easily teach skills in self-awareness, self-control, empathy, communication and responsible decision making. You can learn to …

Boundaries

Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others. – Brene Brown Boundary lines define the playing field. They outline the perimeter and if you step outside, you are, at least temporarily, out of the game. Emotional boundaries operate in the same way. They are the …

Bring the Holidays into Focus

Your focus is your reality. –          Yoda, Star Wars I, The Phantom Menace As I entered the final stretch before Christmas, I paused, amidst my color coded lists of menu planning, decorating, present wrapping, gift creating, house cleaning and broken toy mending. I could feel my anxiety mounting to frenzy status and needed to quiet …

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