Your kids need you to be calm and self-controlled… but strong. So enter with confident — even loud — empathy!
Your well-intentioned concern may rob your kids of the encouragement and independence they so desperately need.
How to help your child grow in emotional intelligence — the ability to name and express hard feelings.
It may be that your child is simply feeling discouraged, anxious, tired, hungry, or afraid.
Sometimes we can say everything we need to — without words.
Learning to respond to a child’s meltdown with confident compassion instead of condescension, control, or cowering.