Why Emotional Intelligence Matters – Part 3: Helping Children Respond to BIG Emotions

  This is the second of a series of blog posts by Hannah Morrison. Hannah is a behavior therapist and former nanny who has presented [...]

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Why Emotional Intelligence Matters – Part 2

How we address emotions cultivates how children identify and respond to emotions. Your acceptance teaches your child that their emotional life is not dangerous and [...]

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Why Emotional Intelligence Matters – Part 1

Have you ever been at a loss when a child seems to overreact to something that seems so small? The logical part of their brain is still maturing, which makes it difficult to cope with overwhelming emotions. Emotional intelligence and self-regulation doesn't just happen; it is modeled, taught, and practiced. So what can we do about that? We teach them, and we can help them practice it over and over again.

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