The coming of Valentine’s Day seemed an ideal time to write about one of the greatest, most enduring loves that has ever existed. No, I am not writing about Romeo and Juliet. This is about our love for our children and how… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Active listening, Deep listening, Empathy, Expressing love, Expressing love to kids, Feeling words, Language of love, Language with children, Love and misbehavior, Metaphors and feelings, Parents expressing love, Parents love kids, Valentine's Day
…When I want sincerity tell me where else can I turn? Because you’re the one I depend upon. – Honesty by Billy Joel1 “I’m fine. Really. Fine.” From that statement, are you convinced that I’m fine? Even without hearing the tone of… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Anxiety, Cool down, Emotional awareness, Emotional honesty, Empathy, Expressing feelings, Feeling words, Feelings guessing game, Feelings vocabulary, Identifying feelings, Modeling, Reinforce, Remind, Self awareness
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