From the category archives:

Emotional Resilience

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day What can you do to help your child when they are having a bad day? Firstly as a parent, understand that there is a whole range of  emotional reactions to learning. Negative emotions may include showing anger, anxiety or frustration.

Some children react by avoiding or blaming the task or other people. Others may give the impression of being unenthusiastic or uncooperative.

We may think that negative emotions from our children are bad

I like to think that knowing how you feel is the first step towards changing things for the better.

In my eBook, How to Motivate Your Child, I invite you to share, with your child, an empowering message,  “It’s OK to feel like that.”

Building emotional resiliency [click to continue…]