Tag: Social and Emotional Learning

Transforming Children And Teen’s Anger and Hurt Into Life Lessons

Teaching your children and teens how to deal with anger through simple dramatic play!

Are You Spring Breaking At Home?

Check out these ideas for setting up rules and responsibilities and also, engaging in fun and creativity to create an enjoyable break for all!

Growing Hearts in our Families and Schools

Expert Lorea Martinez shares key strategies for parents on developing their “HEART” capacity with their children.

One Year of CPCK — Now Online Classes

New Online Course for Schools to Support Families Confident Parents, Confident Kids, the book is one year old this week! Check out some of the photos below from the launch. And sending much gratitude to the many partners, collaborators, friends and family that made it possible. Now, schools and districts committed to social and emotional …

JOCO Community Radio Show – Johnson County, Texas

From REACH Across Johnson County, I was delighted to join Shari Phillips and Jennifer Heggland who are working hard to promote the social and emotional health and well-being of families in their community. I presented a two-day in-person workshop with a large group of prevention professionals last year with them in Waxahachie, Texas and learned …

Social and Emotional Learning Around the Clock

How We Can Use Research-based Strategies at Home… “I’m excited to share music from Pakistan and Iran with you today and learn about the instrumentation used,” said Teacher Jason (a.k.a. “Dad”). Today, as we do each morning, we began the day outside in our backyard with coffee, juice, and a go-around of what we are …

Daily Feelings Temperature Checks

Though my family is not entering a school building each day and attempting to assess any signs of illness in ourselves or our child each day, we are going to school — at home. And we do need to check each of our temperatures as a matter of routine for our emotional wellness. No matter …

Understanding Pre-Teens

And How Best to Support their Social and Emotional Development “I had a dream that I told the girl I have a crush on that I liked her and seconds later, I watched as the whole world exploded,” my ten-almost-eleven-year-old told me as he was getting ready for bed last night. This morning, I noticed …

The Missing Link in Social and Emotional Learning

Why Social Justice and Equity Are Essential to Social and Emotional Learning By: Shannon B. Wanless and Tia N. Barnes There is much to be proud of in the social and emotional learning (SEL) field, but we are struck by how much work there is to be done to see, value, and address the racial …

Family Responsible Decision-Making

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 …

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