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… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Amygdala, Anger, Anger management, Anxiety, Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional management, Emotional safety, Emotional safety plan, Intense emotions, Mental health intervention, Mental health resources, Mental Health support, Plan for Intense Emotions, Primal brain, Problem solving, Sustained crisis
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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…. Read More
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