2016 was a tremendous year of growth for Confident Parents, Confident Kids. With numerous organizational and individual expert collaborators, 30,000 views from 152 countries and 22,000+ followers, this community of people committed to children’s social and emotional development is vibrant and dynamic… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: bedtime with kids, Best of 2016, constructive alternatives to punishment, Families Fighting Fairly, Fighting fair, kids calming down, kids safe space, kids' monkey mind, teaching kids about emotions, teaching kids empathy with money, teaching kids ethics with money
How Can We Develop Family Guidelines around Conflict for Children? Establishing some guidelines for fighting fair for all family members can ensure that you are ready when inevitable problems arise. This article cites compelling research on what works and what doesn’t work… Read More
After some happy outdoor play, I heard my son E run straight up to his bedroom and slam the door. As I knocked and entered his room, his face was red and wet with tears. “What happened?” I asked. “Jonathan (E’s cousin)… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Calming down, Communication, Conflict Management, Emotional management, Empathy, Families fighting fair, Fighting fair, Healthy relationships, Modeling fighting fair, Name-calling, Perspective taking, Power struggle, Problem solving, Relationships, Sibling conflicts
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