Use the smell of your morning coffee or tea to remind you to take some deep breaths to start your day. When there is global and national unrest, we all experience a nagging anxiety that just won’t seem to go away even… Read More
Learn the following simple steps of the traffic light model and practice problem-solving with your kids as a game this summer. And try out the rap that goes with it! Then, gently remind and use it each time siblings or friends get… Read More
Category: Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Building communication skills, Collaborative for Academic, Collaborative problem solving, Consequential thinking, Empathy, Evaluating actions, Goal setting, Kids communication, Kids conflict management, Perspective taking, Problem solving, Roger Weissberg, Self control, Self=awareness, Social and Emotional Learning, Stress management, Summer problem-solving game, Traffic light problem-solving model
Each Tuesday during the winter holiday season, I’ll be posting suggested tools – social and emotional tools – to help achieve peace and joy in the midst of the hustle and bustle. These should add to your sense of calm. And they should be… Read More
Your focus is your reality. – Yoda, Star Wars I, The Phantom Menace As I entered the final stretch before Christmas, I paused, amidst my color coded lists of menu planning, decorating, present wrapping, gift creating, house cleaning and broken toy mending…. Read More
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