Building Emotional Intelligence
Improving emotional intelligence can be tough, especially for kids. However, with time and effort, you can teach your child valuable skills like understanding their own feelings, caring for others, talking effectively, and managing stress. Here are some tried-and-true suggestions for building emotional intelligence in your child.
The ABCs and 123s of Emotional Intelligence
The ability to monitor our emotions and thoughts from moment to moment is key to understanding ourselves and others better. Here are two simple activities to help you grow emotional intelligence in yourself and your children.
Heart's Treasure Hunt Storytime
This children's storybook was written to deliver Generation Mindful's greatest wish for humanity --- that every child gets to grow up feeling a deep sense of acceptance and belonging. Play this storytime for a child you love, and for the child that...
How To Use The Time-In ToolKit® To Teach Kids About Emotions
Proven to improve social-emotional skills and lessen behavioral issues, the world-famous Time-In ToolKit® helps children learn how to name and regulate their emotions using positive discipline and connection-based learning methods.
SnuggleBuddies Plush Toys Help Kids Communicate Feelings
SnuggleBuddies plush toys help kids communicate their feelings to decrease meltdowns. Here's how.
Raising Emotionally Healthy Boys
Forcing boys to repress their emotions is quite literally killing them, leaving lasting mental and physical health implications. Here are 4 things we can do to free our boys and men from social constructs of man up, toughen up, and dry up.
Words Matter: Adjusting Popular Books and Songs to Align with Positive Parenting Strategies
Our words matter. Children receive messages from all around them and this includes the books, songs, and stories we share with them. Sometimes those messages are affirming and sometimes they are dismissive. Read how to make your words count to nouris...
Gratitude Builds The Brain For Emotional Intelligence
Whether we are thanking our spouse, our kids, Mother Nature, or receiving thanks in return, gratitude in any form can help stabilize emotions, help us parent from our center, and offer our children the safety and connection to learn and grow. <...
5 Ways To Nurture Emotional Intelligence For Kids
How can we as adults, parents, grandparents & more, nurture emotional intelligence for kids? 5 ways you can nurture emotional intelligence in children.
Building Emotional-Intelligence Through Play
As parents we tend to put pressure on ourselves and our kids when it comes to play and learning. But when we step back and let nature and biology take over, we actually see that children are wired to learn through play. Learn how to use unstruc...
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