Emotional Development (Read more...)
Young children need adult support and assistance as they identify their feelings, learn how to manage them, and delay gratification.
They come to recognize emotions in others, which helps them to develop and manage their relationships with parents, teachers, peers, and siblings.
Crystal Dahlmeier, Ages And Stages: Early School Years, 2000 Cincinnati For the Love of Kids® Parenting Conference.
Seek Active Solutions for Predictable Difficulties Before They Happen (Read more...)
Super market meltdowns, morning madness, witching hour, can often be averted if limits are set ahead of time.
Dr. Ron Taffel, Psy D., Raising Your More Spirited Child, 2000 Cincinnati For the Love of Kids® Parenting Conference.
Acceptance (Read more...)
Accept your children's feelings.
Hold them (and yourself) accountable.
Gayle Holten, Beyond Self-Esteem, 2001 Cincinnati For the Love of Kids® Parenting Conference.
Help Your Children Learn Compassion and Empathy (Read more...)
Help your children learn compassion and empathy for adults and peers, and become attuned to a broad diversity of people.
("How do you think she felt being the only girl on your team?" "Do you think your teacher was having a bad day - just like you do sometimes?" "I really admire that you're choosing not to be mean, even though he's being so awful to you.")
Diane Fisher, Ph.D., Emotional Intelligence. 2000 Cincinnati For the Love of Kids® Parenting Conference.
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