Tag: Social and Emotional Learning

Essential Conversations to Prepare Children for Life

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… Read More

Learning is Social and Emotional.

The Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development released some new tools and resources this week for parents, educators and all those serving youth (more shared below). They gathered a group of distinguished scientists together to examine how learning… Read More

Stop, Think, Go! Problem-Solving Practice for Your Family

If you have a problem, don’t muddle through. Here’s a simple rap about what to do. Stop, calm down before you act. You’ll think more clearly – that’s a fact. Say the problem and how you feel. Set a positive goal (and… Read More

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… Read More

YOU Have a Role in Preventing School Violence

Learn More About What Exactly You Can Do! Making the decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart walking around outside your body. – Elizabeth Stone And this is the very reason why… Read More

Parenting with Social and Emotional Learning – A New Discussion Series Free to School Communities

A Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning Initiative I was honored to partner with CASEL on this important discussion series piloted last Spring in which parents came together to discuss their hopes for their parenting and for their children and how… Read More

A New Children’s Book Series

For Promoting Social and Emotional Skills in the Home or Classroom Mandy is having a tough day because each friend or relative she meets can’t play. But the narrator of this story asks good questions of Mandy to learn more. It turns… Read More

In the News…

Check out the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL) newsletter for an interview with CPCK’s Author, Jennifer Miller! CASEL promotes the integration of social and emotional learning – the most critical skills for our children to develop – into preschool… Read More

National Bullying Prevention Month

As Parents and Educators, What Can We Do? The evidence is clear that most bullies have been bullied themselves (by an adult or a child) in some form. In fact, it could be surmised that all those acting out bullying behaviors are… Read More

Coming Soon! The Heart and Science of Parenting — FREE Online Conference

You are invited! Because you follow and read Confident Parents, Confident Kids, you clearly care about the powerful influence you possess as a parent and you realize how you use that influence matters greatly. My friends, Cecilia and Jason Hilkey, have launched… Read More