Emotional Self Control - From Tantrums To Moodiness

HAPPY CHILDREN

HAPPY CHILDREN

If you want your child to have a high sense of self-esteem, don’t go out of your way to praise her; go out of your way to make sure she experiences mastery in many different ways. We want to be teaching life skills, not providing…

POSITIVE SELF TALK

POSITIVE SELF TALK

When your child does something positive, give him a specific complimentary adjective.  This is different from saying “good boy”. Why not say “good boy”? Say you ask your child to clean his room. You walk in and the floor is clean and it seems everything…

TANTRUMS

TANTRUMS

  What can you do to prevent your child having a full blown tantrum? A child could be having a temper tantrum for any or a combination of the following reasons: A)      He is used to getting his way. To prevent a child from getting…

TEACHING SELF-CONTROL VS CONTROLLING YOUR CHILD

TEACHING SELF-CONTROL VS CONTROLLING YOUR CHILD

Self-regulation is a deep, internal mechanism that underlies mindful, intentional and thoughtful behaviors of children. Self -regulated children can delay gratification, stop themselves from doing something inappropriate, and consider more appropriate alternatives. There is a big difference between children who behave well because they are…