“I call base!” my son would say at any place and any time in the days when he was first introduced to the game of tag. If he wanted to end the tickling or stop the chasing, he would claim a piece… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Anger, Emotional safety, Emotions, Flight response, frustration, home base, kids and upset, safe base, Security, Self control, Self-regulation, siblings, Teaching kids self-control
Hope you’ll check out “More Than A Movie: The Parenting Opportunity of ‘Inside Out’” by CPCK’s author, Jennifer Miller on NBC’s Parent Toolkit. The movie creates a significant opportunity to discuss the role of emotions in our lives if parents seize it!… Read More
The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms. – Muriel Rukeyser Rabbits and owls happen to be two of E’s favorite animals so when we read a story about a friendship between them, we were both eager for the tale. The… Read More
Category: Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Books with social and emotional themes, Children, Children's Literature and social and emotional learning, Discussion, Emotions, Friends, Making meaning, Mama Raccoon, Owl, Picture books, Rabbit, Reading with children, Relationship skills, Responsible decision-making, Self awareness, Self-identity, Self-management, Social awareness, Story books
About Managing Emotions: What happens when one family member loses his or her temper or anxiety overwhelms him? How does he or she deal with it? How does it impact those around them? Fear, anxiety and anger consume us at varying intervals. For… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Coach, Communication, Create a Safe Environment, Dealing with Anger, Dealing with Anxiety, Emotions, Expressing Emotion, Feelings vocabulary, Losing temper, Managing emotions, Model, Practice, Self-regulatin
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