Posted on January 5, 2023 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
What are some of the basics of parenting for and with confidence? Consider these foundational ideas to get your new year started in a positive direction!
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: children's social and emotional growth, Confident Kids, Confident Parents, Empathy, growth filter, parent opportunities for growth, parenting challenges, Relationship skills, Responsible decision-making, Self awareness, Self-management, Social awareness
Posted on September 21, 2022 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
More than ever, the social and emotional learning of our children is of top importance!
Posted on June 23, 2022 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
What do you do when in conversation with family or friends when you strongly disagree?
Posted on April 1, 2022 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
Going back out into the world may not be as simple as we may first think. What do we need to rebuild our social intelligence?
Posted on March 11, 2022 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
Celebrate #SELDay2022 by sharing what you do to promote social and emotional skills with your family!
Posted on July 8, 2020 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
“What do I do about my siblings fighting constantly?” I heard one Mom lamenting recently. They are together all of the time. “Should I let them handle it? Should I intervene? I want to help them learn conflict management skills but I’m not sure how to respond.” Certainly, this is a common issue in family …
Posted on May 28, 2020 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
In Uncertain, Stressful and Dangerous Times, How Can We Make the Best Choices for our Family? “We rented a vacation home with one other close family friend thinking that situation could be low risk. But then, they surprised us when several of their cousins showed up with them.” “The whole group of girls, friends from …
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: #COVID19, #parentingandCOVID19, #quarantine, core family principles, difficult choices, ethical decision-making, family responsible decision-making, family values, Relationship skills, self-awareness, Self-management, Social and Emotional Learning, Social awareness
Posted on November 29, 2018 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
By Guest Author, Jenny Woo “What are the most life-defining pieces of wisdom and memories that I could leave with my children and be in peace knowing that I have prepared them for life?” I’ve been pondering over this question nonstop. With the sudden passing of yet another friend, I felt the looming urgency to …
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: "52 Essential Conversations" card game, embracing failure, embracing mistakes, Jenny Woo, Parents' Choice Award, Relationship skills, Self awareness, Self-management, skill building with kids, social and emotional games, Social and Emotional Learning, Social and Emotional Skills, Social awareness
Posted on August 23, 2018 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
Here’s are Two Simple Tools to Help You Get to Know Your Teachers or Parents! Maybe your children have started back-to-school and if they have not yet, it’s likely you are in the process of getting ready. Either way, over the coming weeks, families and schools will be focused on relationships. Introductions will be made. …
Posted on August 21, 2018 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. – Chinese Proverb It’s been said that the sound of our own name can be magical. It’s often true and particularly so for a child. I remember the principal saying “Hello Jenny.” to me in the school hallway. And I was in awe. …
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