Tag: Jennifer Miller

Parents’ Hopes for Confident, Happy Kids are Realized through Social and Emotional Skills

New Research Supports the Essential Connections between Parenting and Social and Emotional Learning “What are your hopes for your child?” we asked nearly one hundred parents who also happen to work in the field of social and emotional learning in schools. They responded similarly to what we’ve heard from parents around the country and indeed, …

On NBC Parent Toolkit… Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day: Conversation Starters

Help Your Children Begin to Understand the Important Roles of Work in Your Family’s Life What a delight to work with the NBC Parent Toolkit team on putting together an article and resources for today’s “Take Your Child to Work Day.” Although today marks the nationally-recognized day, any day that makes sense for you and …

Live Today – Common Sense Parenting Talk Radio Show

Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids joins Dr. James Casale on the radio talk show, “Common Sense Parenting.” Join us today, Thursday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on W4WN Radio. We plan to discuss when parents can begin building social and emotional skills in their children and how and what skills parents …

On NBC Parent Toolkit… “Do Adult Arguments Help or Hurt Our Children’s Learning?”

The short answer is – it depends! Learn more about the distinction between arguing to win versus arguing to learn. Think about your own dialogue with friends and family in person and on social media. Learn specific ways you can argue for learning while simultaneously promoting this constructive form of dialogue with your child. Here’s …

New Podcast Interview on Solo Parenting Life…

I was delighted to talk with Dr. Robbin Rockett, a licensed clinical psychologist, who created a podcast series offering targeted support for Moms and Dads who are parenting on their own called Solo Parenting Life. Dr. Rockett is raising three young children on her own and wanted to help others in a similar position. From …

Today In “The Washington Post”…

Check out the article by Pam Moore that features tips for parents from Confident Parents, Confident Kids’ author, Jennifer Miller in The Washington Post today. It also features the important work of CASEL – the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning in defining social and emotional competencies and supporting schools in integrating these core …

Dealing with Young Children’s Big Feelings!

Join me today (free) in the Preschool Mindfulness Summit! What do you do when your toddler or preschooler melts down in the Target checkout line? I share specific examples of how parents can help young children deal with their big feelings in ways that build social and emotional skills – while cultivating them in yourself …

In NYMetro Parents Magazine… “How to Help Your Child Build Emotional Intelligence”

NYMetro Parents Magazine published an article in their October issue including interviews with Kathryn Lee, Director of Yale University’s RULER for Families and Confident Parents, Confident Kids’ author, Jennifer Miller on tips for how parents can support the development of emotional intelligence at various ages and stages. The article also points to important research from …

On the New Parent Toolkit — “Young Adult Identity Development: A Parent’s Guide”

As you explore the new content on the NBC Parent Toolkit, check out this one in the new Life After High School section on a young adult’s changing identity. On the first break when your college student or new workforce member returns home, you may witness a strikingly different person than the son or daughter you …

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 …

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